Take your breakfast up a notch with this blend of pumpkin spice with golden oats. Baked to be crunchy, this pumpkin granola mix is great on yogurt, covered with milk, or mixed with almonds and dried fruit.
3 cups gluten-free oats
¼ cup raw sunflower seeds
½ cup raw cashews, roughly chopped
½ cup pureed pumpkin, unsweetened
3 Tbsp chia seeds
¼ tsp sea salt
3 Tbsp honey
1 ½ Tbsp vanilla extract
¼ cup maple syrup
3 Tbsp brown sugar
½ cup raisins (or other dried fruit)
Step By Step Homemade Pumpkin Granola Recipe Directions:
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and stir until moistened.
Step 2: Line baking sheet with parchment paper and evenly spread mixture across baking sheet.
Step 3: Bake 15 minutes, stirring halfway through to cook evenly.
Step 4: For crunchier granola, cook a few minutes longer, or until desired consistency is reached.
Step 5: Enjoy your homemade pumpkin granola!
Tip: Don’t substitute another brand of almond butter. Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter is more flavorful and really makes this recipe great!
Use this homemade pumpkin granola mix as a topping on ice cream or as a delicious layer in a fruit and yogurt parfait. Did you #TasteTheDifference? Did you alter the recipe with some of your own great ideas? Where does this recipe fit on your list of best homemade, healthy snacks
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