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Pumpkin Spiced Homemade Granola

Gluten Free, crunchy Spiced Pumpkin Pie Granola; this fall inspired snack is perfect for cereal, yogurt parfaits or straight up snacking!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Servings: 10
Author: Nikole Goncalves

Ingredients

  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 ½ cups raw pecan halves
  • ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup dried apricots chopped
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup natural peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350F.
  • In a large bowl, mix together all dry ingredients except for the dried apricots.
  • In a small sauce pan on low-medium heat, add peanut butter, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla and stir until combined.
  • Fold the wet ingredients into the dry bowl and mix until well combined.
  • On a parchment lined baking tray, evenly spread out the granola mixture and bake in the oven for 20-25 min until oats and pecans are slightly toasted. About half way through, toss the mixture and add your dried apricots.
  • Allow to cool completely before transferring to an air tight glass container to store.

Notes

Granola will last in an air tight container on the counter for up to two weeks or in the freezer for up to 2 months.