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Banana Pecan Granola

Delightfully-crunchy homemade granola with the delicious combination of bananas and pecans---You'll never buy store-bought granola again!
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup oat bran
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Dried bananas or optional add-ins

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

Store granola in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.