There's nothing better than a handful of homemade granola for breakfast or snacking. Today I'm sharing 21 easy homemade granola recipes that are hearty, crunchy, and easy to whip up in your own home kitchen!
While you can grab a bag of granola at the grocery store, why not make your own at home? Customize a batch of homemade granola with your favorite flavors and mix-ins, like dried fruits, spices, nut butters, or chocolate. Plus, there's no extra fillers, preservatives, or unnecessary ingredients in the homemade stuff!
You're sure to find a new favorite in this list of easy homemade granola recipes. From peanut butter to cinnamon and even banana bread, there are plenty of delicious and unique granola flavors to try!
Ways to use granola
Granola can be enjoyed in many ways - from breakfast to snacking, and even for dessert! Here are a few easy ways to enjoy your homemade granola:
- Breakfast yogurt topping
- Salad topping (instead of croutons)
- Eat by the handful as an on-the-go snack
- Make a trail mix by adding nuts, dried fruits, pretzels, or small candies.
- Add milk and enjoy it like cereal
- Top a batch of muffins or bread before baking for a crunchy topping
- Give as a gift - fill a jar, decorate with ribbon, and add a handwritten tag
- Ice cream topping
Try a new granola recipe today - here are 21 easy homemade granola recipes that are easy to make and filled with flavor!
Five Ingredient Vanilla Granola
Christmas Gingerbread Granola
Perfect for Christmas morning, this granola recipe is filled with warm holiday flavors, cranberries, and pistachios! It's also vegan and gluten free.
Chai Spiced Granola
Banana Bread Granola
This crunchy granola recipe takes just like fresh baked banana bread! Filled with hearty ingredients like oats, walnuts, and banana chips, this granola makes a fantastic breakfast or snack.
Pumpkin Spice Granola
The perfect granola for fall, this pumpkin spice granola is filled with fall spices, pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, and dried cranberries.
Cinnamon Orange Granola
Filled with flavor, this cinnamon orange granola includes walnuts, sunflower seeds, dates, and the zest of two oranges.
Maple Granola with Walnuts
You only need 7 ingredients to make this crunchy maple walnut granola. Filled with grain-free rolled oats, walnuts, and maple syrup!
Peanut Butter Granola
Cinnamon Apple Granola
This homemade granola is made with old fashioned oats, applesauce, mixed nuts, and a dash of cinnamon. Perfect for breakfast or as a dessert topping!
Piña Colada Granola
This granola is filled with coconut, macadamia nuts, and pineapple. Perfect for adding that summer vacation feel to your morning breakfast!
Cornflakes Cereal Granola
A combination of your favorite morning cereal and a crunchy, hearty granola. The best of both worlds! This granola recipe is made with cornflakes, rolled oats, almonds, milk powder, and honey.
German Chocolate Granola
Filled with chocolate, coconut flakes, and pecans, this granola tastes just like a slice of German chocolate cake!
Mint Chocolate Chip Healthy Granola
Mint and chocolate are the perfect pairing in this homemade granola recipe! Filled with rolled oats, mint, vanilla, brown rice cereal, and dairy-free chocolate chips.
Blueberry Apricot Granola
Top your yogurt with this crumbly, fruit filled, and refined sugar free granola. Filled with dried apricots and blueberries, honey, cinnamon, and a dash of cardamom.
Nut Free Granola
Looking for a granola recipe without nuts? This one's for you! Filled with pepitas, sunflower seeds, coconut flakes, and dried fruit.
Crunchy Bacon Granola
Salty or sweet - why should you have to choose? This crunchy bacon granola is the best of both worlds, with plenty of crispy bacon, oats, coconut flaxseed, nuts, and maple syrup.
Mix things up and try a batch of salty and crunchy savory granola today. Filled with oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, and a touch of chili powder.
Cranberry Maple Granola
The perfect cozy breakfast granola filled with tart cranberries, oats, vanilla, and maple syrup. Add it to your next cup of yogurt!
Big Cluster Buckwheat Almond Butter Granola
Heart healthy, gluten-free, and filled with flavor, this buckwheat almond butter granola is a must try. Made with buckwheat groats, a variety of nuts and seeds, vanilla, and maple syrup.
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Granola
Cinnamon toast crunch granola is packed full of oats, nuts, and of course, plenty of cinnamon toast crunch cereal! The perfect combination of childhood nostalgia and a hearty, nutritious breakfast.
Slow Cooker Honey Nut Granola
A hearty and flavorful granola made in the slow cooker? Yep! Filled with oats, almonds, cinnamon, and honey. Makes an easy late night snack, breakfast, or on-the-go treat.
Did you find a new favorite granola recipe today? Let us know your favorite granola flavor in the comments below!