Homemade Maple Granola

I wanted to make my own granola. I inspired myself from other websites, but this is my very, very own recipe and I encourage you all to try it. The only downside is that you will be eating granola at basically any time of day since it is just that darn good.

On the plus side, this recipe is super fun to make with the children because all the ingredients are tossed together in one big bowl.




Makes 10 cups of granola




6 cups rolled oats

1 ½ cup wheat germ

1 cup pumpkin seeds

1 cup chopped almonds

1 cup chopped pecans

½ tsp salt

¼ cup maple syrup

1/3 cup wheat germ oil

1 tbsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp ground nutmeg

1 cup dried cranberries

1 cup chopped up dried apricots


  1. Preheat your oven to 165 c or 325 F. Take out one large baking sheet.
  2. Mix everything in a very big bowl with a wooden spoon.
  3. Pour onto baking sheet in an even layer and bake for 20 minutes. Stir. Bake another 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 months.




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