Delightfully-crunchy homemade granola with the delicious combination of bananas and pecans---You'll never buy store-bought granola again!
Prep Time 1hour10minutes
Cook Time 40minutes
Total Time 1hour50minutes
4cupsold-fashioned rolled oats
2cupsunsweetened shredded coconut
2medium ripe bananasmashed
Dried bananas or optional add-ins
Preheat oven to 300F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combined oats, coconut, pecans, bran, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. In a separate medium bowl, whisk mashed banana, oil, syrup, and vanilla until smooth. Pour over dry mixture and stir until mixture is moistened.
Spread granola mixture between prepared baking sheets. Bake granola at 300F 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. (stirring is mandatory) Cool granola at least 1 hour before serving or storing. Stir in optional add-ins.
Store granola in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.