Almond & Fruit Vanilla Scented Granola

Almond & Fruit Vanilla Scented Granola

4.6 of 5 (13)
Create a Recipe Makeover
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 181.2
  • Total Fat: 7.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Almond & Fruit Vanilla Scented Granola calories by ingredient
Report Inappropriate Recipe

Submitted by: CARADAWN


Adapted from SparkPeople user DIVAMAC's Vanilla Scented Granola Adapted from SparkPeople user DIVAMAC's Vanilla Scented Granola
Number of Servings: 16


    2 1/2 cups Quaker Oats Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats
    3/4 cup Raisins, (not packed)
    3/4 cup Cranberries, dried, sweetened (craisins)
    1 cup Almonds, sliced
    1/4 cup Brown sugar
    1/8 tsp Cinnamon, ground
    1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
    1/4 cup Honey
    4 tsp Vanilla Extract


1) Preheat oven to 300F. Lightly spray large baking sheet with nonstick spray.

2) Mix oats, almonds, raisins, cranberries, brown sugar, and cinnamon, in large bowl.

3) Combine oil and honey in small saucepan; bring to simmer over medium heat. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.

4) Pour hot liquid over oat mixture; stir well. Using hands, toss mixture until thoroughly mixed.

5) Spread granola on prepared baking sheet. Bake for about 30 minutes until golden brown, stirring occassionally (suggested every 10 minutes).

6) Transfer sheet to rack and let granola cool completely. (If it is not cooled completely it will not clump - DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP!!)

7) Store in airtight container and ENJOY.

Makes 16 1/2 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CARADAWN.

TAGS:  Snacks | Snack | Snacks Snack |

Rate This Recipe

Member Ratings For This Recipe

  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    What a wonderful recipe--especially for its simplicity! I skipped the oil and used a little applesauce instead and it turned out beautifully. I also added 1 tsp more cinnamon. Thanks! :) - 9/20/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made a couple of changes because I wanted them to be more like bars. I added a few Tablespoons of Flax seed and 1/4 cup of peanut butter. Baked them in a 9 x 13 inch pan for the same amount of time and cut them into bars. They were awesome! - 7/22/12

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I love this recipe. It tastes so good. I added mixed dry fruit and Yogurt covered raisins after it cooled. Really good snack. Tanks for posting - 1/31/14

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • This is so delicious and simple, no changes necessary! That said, I think I will add peanut butter next time, just because I'm a PB addict. I might also experiment with lower fat options, but I will definitely keep track of this recipe as published! - 9/5/12

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Great recipe!! Used applesauce instead of the oil and added 3tbsp of Agave Nectar.

    However the nutrition information is way off with the servings at 16, this recipe makes about 6 cups not 16 and therefore the nutrition is understated.

    - 8/1/12

    Reply from CARADAWN (8/1/12)
    Servings: 16 1/2 cups not 16 cups! I get about 8 cups out of this recipie so that is what the servings are based on. It really depends on how much you break up the granola before measuring and eating it :)

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Wonderful! Easy to make and delicious. - 3/25/12

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Best granola I have ever made. I added the raisins and craisins after it was cooked and only cooked it 25 min. - 10/30/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Awesome! recipe tastes amazing however I do not see getting 16 servings of 1/2 cup out of it?? but still wonderful Thanks - 12/11/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • In less than an hour from start to finish I had this easy to make granola cooling on the rack. The taste is very good and I will definitely make it again. The only thing I will do different is add the fruit at the end after the baking so stays soft. - 10/21/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Very, very good! I liked the original well but this one is fantastic!! - 3/23/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • awesome recipe!! everyone loves it!! - 2/15/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I really liked this recipe! I didn't have as much fruit as it called for, but I added some sunflower seeds. It's delicious! (I love the original recipe, too!) - 11/26/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Sharing this with my grandchildren as a treat is fantastic. Easy to make, healthy & tastes wonderful too. - 9/29/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No