Alton Brown's Granola

Alton Brown's Granola

17 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 94% would make again

Ready in 2 hours

Great recipe from Food Network website


3 cups rolled oats
1 cup slivered almonds
1 cup cashews
3/4 cup shredded sweet coconut
1/4 cup dark brown sugar; plus 2 tablespoons
1/4 cup maple syrup; plus 2 tablespoons
1/4 cup Vegetable oil
3/4 teaspoon Salt
1 cup raisins

Original recipe makes 6



1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.

2. In a large bowl, combine the oats, nuts, coconut, and brown sugar.

3. In a separate bowl, combine maple syrup, oil, and salt. Combine both mixtures and pour onto 2 sheet pans. Cook for 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes to achieve an even color.

4. Remove from oven and transfer into a large bowl. Add raisins and mix until evenly distributed.

Verified by stevemur
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Subbed Craisens for raisens and pecans for cashews. Yum!


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This recipe is great! I didn't use coconut & I used dried cranberries instead of raisins. Fabulous. I'll make it again.
ChickieX 2y ago

I make this granola all the time, and you can change it up any way you like! Love this recipe ??
brittanyedlynlivingston 2y ago

I have now made this granola recipe twice and it's my new favorite. I use crasins instead of raisins and have also added sliced almonds. I also add 1/2 cup of flax meal to mind for a nutritional boost, and may even add a little wheat germ (1/4 to 1/3 cup) to future batches as well. It's so easy, versatile, and so yummy. Even my finicky 3-year-old will snack on this with delight.
chicka98 3y ago

Very tasty! I used honey instead of maple syrup and used a 50/50 mixture of peanuts and cashews. (I chopped all nuts in the food processor). Since the peanuts were lightly salted I did not add the salt the recipe called for. I used unsweetened shredded coconut but added a 1/2 teaspoon of coconut extract. This recipe makes a big batch, so next time I will halve it. Great flavor and texture!
mogriff1 3y ago

wvale 3y ago

Very easy to make and one of the better tasting granola recipes I have tried. Next time I will use dried cranberries instead of the raisins.
Keleynal 3y ago

Wonderful great as snack or with milk as ceral
sunnygal 3y ago

Wow this recipe is amazing I doubled it and it disapeared quick
Dynomitekiss 4y ago

Easy and full of flavor. I would make again! It didn't take much to throw it all together, I didn't have cashews so I used pecans and I snapped them in half so the were the size of the almonds.
Twobassadores 4y ago

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