homemade peanut butter and maple granola recipe. A close-up image of a bowl filled with homemade peanut butter and maple granola, showcasing clusters of oats, nuts, and seeds coated in a golden brown mixture of peanut butter, maple syrup, olive oil, and vanilla extract. Dried cranberries, raisins, and sultanas are sprinkled on top, adding a pop of colour to the granola.
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Homemade Peanut butter and maple granola

Experience the joy with my Homemade Peanut Butter and Maple Granola recipe! Packed with crunchy granola and creamy peanut butter, this breakfast cereal is a must try. Try it out for your morning boost!

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Why you’ll love this recipe!

Why You’ll Love my recipe for Homemade Peanut Butter and Maple Granola:

1. Made from simple ingredients: Enjoy the satisfaction of knowing exactly what goes into your breakfast.

2. The best flavours: Enjoy the rich taste of creamy peanut butter, sweet pure maple syrup, crunchy nuts and sweetened dried fruit.

3. Perfect for a healthy breakfast: Kickstart your day with a nutritious boost from this homemade granola, packed with all of the wholesome goodness.

4. Customisable base recipe: Make it your own by adding your favourite nuts, seeds, or dried fruits for a personalised touch.

Ingredients needed

3tbsp peanut butter

3tbsp pure maple syrup

3tbsp olive oil

2tsp vanilla extract

400g oats

100g mixed seeds (I used a mixture of linseed seeds and sunflower seeds)

50g sultanas, raisins

50g dried cranberries

100g chopped nuts ((I used a mixture of pecans and walnuts)

Ingredient substitutions and recipe variations

Almond Butter: Swap out peanut butter for almond butter for a nutty twist.

Cashew Butter: Substitute peanut butter with creamy cashew butter for a smoother texture.

Chia Seeds: Add a nutritional boost by incorporating chia seeds for added crunch and Omega-3 fatty acids.

Sesame Seeds: Enhance the flavour profile with sesame seeds for a subtle nutty taste.

Pumpkin Seeds: For extra crunch and a dose of zinc, mix in pumpkin seeds for a wholesome addition.

Chocolate Chips: Indulge your sweet tooth by tossing in milk, dark, or white chocolate chips for an even more decadent treat.

How to make homemade peanut butter and maple granola

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 150°C and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Mix Wet Ingredients: In a large bowl, combine 3 tablespoons of peanut butter, 3 tablespoons of pure maple syrup, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract. Mix well until smooth.
  3. Add Dry Ingredients (except dried fruit): Add 400 grams of oats, 100 grams of mixed seeds (such as linseed seeds and sunflower seeds), and 100 grams of chopped nuts (such as pecans, walnuts, peanuts) to the bowl. Stir until all ingredients are evenly coated with the wet mixture.
  4. Spread Mixture: Spread the granola mixture on an even layer on a large baking tray lined with parchment paper.. Use a spatula to press it down slightly to help create clusters.
  5. Bake: Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the granola is golden brown. Stir the granola every 10 minutes to ensure even baking.
  6. Add Dried Fruit: Once baked, remove the granola from the oven and allow it to cool. Then, mix in 50 grams of sultanas, 50 grams of raisins, and 50 grams of dried cranberries.
  7. Cool: Allow the granola to cool completely on the tray. It will continue to crisp up as it cools.
  8. Serve or Store: Once cooled, break the granola into clusters and store in an airtight container. Enjoy with yoghurt, milk, or as a topping for smoothie bowls!
homemade peanut butter and maple granola recipe. A close-up image of a bowl filled with homemade peanut butter and maple granola, showcasing clusters of oats, nuts, and seeds coated in a golden brown mixture of peanut butter, maple syrup, olive oil, and vanilla extract. Dried cranberries, raisins, and sultanas are sprinkled on top, adding a pop of colour to the granola.

Top tip

After spreading the granola mixture onto the baking tray, lightly press it down with a spatula or the back of a spoon. This compacts the ingredients, helping to create those chunky clusters.

FAQ

Can I substitute the maple syrup with honey or another sweetener?

Yes, you can easily substitute maple syrup with honey or agave nectar if you prefer.

How long does this granola last?

When stored in an airtight container, this granola will stay fresh for up to two weeks. Just make sure it’s completely cooled before sealing it.

Can I make this granola gluten free?

Yes, you can use certified gluten free oats to make this granola gluten free. Just be sure to check that all your ingredients are gluten free if you have a gluten sensitivity or allergy.

Is this granola suitable for vegans?

Yes, this granola recipe is vegan-friendly as it doesn’t contain any animal products. Just be sure to use vegan-friendly versions of ingredients such as maple syrup and ensure your add ins are vegan as well.

Can I double or halve the recipe?

Absolutely! You can easily adjust the quantities to make more or less granola as needed. Just make sure to adjust the baking time accordingly, especially if you’re using a different-sized baking tray.

homemade peanut butter and maple granola recipe. A close-up image of a bowl filled with homemade peanut butter and maple granola, showcasing clusters of oats, nuts, and seeds coated in a golden brown mixture of peanut butter, maple syrup, olive oil, and vanilla extract. Dried cranberries, raisins, and sultanas are sprinkled on top, adding a pop of colour to the granola.

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Homemade Peanut butter and maple granola

Experience the joy with my Homemade Peanut Butter and Maple Granola recipe! Packed with crunchy granola and creamy peanut butter, this breakfast cereal is a must try. Try it out for your morning boost!
Course Breakfast, brunch
Keyword cereal, chia seeds, granola, oats, one tray
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 317kcal
Author Karolyn

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 400 g oats
  • 100 g mixed seeds (I used a mixture of linseed seeds and sunflower seeds)
  • 50 g sultanas raisins
  • 50 g dried cranberries
  • 100 g chopped nuts (I used a mixture of pecans and walnuts)

Instructions

  • Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 160°C (325°F) and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Mix Wet Ingredients: In a large bowl, combine 3 tablespoons of peanut butter, 3 tablespoons of pure maple syrup, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract. Mix well until smooth.
  • Add Dry Ingredients (except dried fruit): Add 400 grams of oats, 100 grams of mixed seeds (such as linseed seeds and sunflower seeds), and 100 grams of chopped nuts to the bowl. Stir until all ingredients are evenly coated with the wet mixture.
  • Spread Mixture: Spread the mixture on an even layer onto the prepared baking tray. Use a spatula to press it down slightly to help create clusters.
  • Bake: Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the granola is golden brown, stirring halfway through to ensure even baking.
  • Add Dried Fruit: Once baked, remove the granola from the oven and allow it to cool. Then, mix in 50 grams of sultanas, 50 grams of raisins, and 50 grams of dried cranberries.
  • Cool: Allow the granola to cool completely on the tray. It will continue to crisp up as it cools.
  • Serve or Store: Once cooled, break the granola into clusters and store in an airtight container or jar. Enjoy with yoghurt, milk, or as a topping for smoothie bowls!

Nutrition

Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 3mg

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