Pumpkin Granola

Pumpkin Granola
  • Yield:12
  • Active time:15 minutes
  • Total time:1 hour
  • Rated: 4.5

A healthier version of granola, full of autumnal flavors.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup dried unsweetened cranberries
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup chopped dried apples
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce

Directions

  1. 1.

    Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. 2.

    In a large bowl, mix together oats, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, ginger, and salt. Add cranberries, raisins, dried apples, pumpkin seeds and almonds to bowl. Stir to combine.

  3. 3.

    In a medium bowl, whisk together maple syrup, vanilla, pumpkin, and apple sauce until well combined.

  4. 4.

    Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until evenly coated. Spread granola in a thin layer over baking sheet.

  5. 5.

    Bake granola until golden, stirring oats halfway through baking, about 40 minutes.