Coconut Vanilla Granola

9 Jul 2014

Coconut Vanilla Granola

Coconut Vanilla Granola


I am of the opinion that the best thing about summer is frozen yogurt.

Yesterday me and my friend drove for 30 minutes to get some frozen yogurt, and it was worth every minute. If you live by Menchie's, then I urge you all to go. Or any make your own frozen yogurt place for that matter.



Coconut Vanilla Granola


The reason that I'm bringing up my trip to get frozen yogurt is because the toppings that I put on my frozen yogurt was ridiculous. I put sour candy, reeses pieces, peanut butter cups, mochi, and a lot of granola. As I was eating my frankly ridiculous frozen yogurt, I got to thinking that I haven't made granola in forever. Also, granola and frozen yogurt taste fantastic together.


Coconut Vanilla Granola


This granola is perfect topping for yogurt, both frozen and not. It is also great for shoving in your mouth by the handfuls. I have tried it out myself on many occasions. I guess my next project is to make some frozen yogurt to go along with this granola. However, I'm not sure this granola will last long enough for that..


Coconut Vanilla Granola



Coconut Vanilla Granola
printable recipe


What you'll need:
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup golden syrup
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Directions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 325˚F. Line a large baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, coconut. almonds, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the coconut oil, maple syrup and vanilla. 
  4. Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients, and mix until the oat mixture is fully coated.
  5. Spread the mixture evenly onto the prepared baking sheet, and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and stir. Bake for an additional 15 minutes. 
  6. Remove from the oven and let cool. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.




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13 comments:

  1. That looks delish! I love homemade granola, this variation sounds yummy. :)

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  2. Mmmm granola! I still have a bit left from my last batch, but this here seems to be a keeper! Almond and coconuts <3
    Frozen yogurt is amazing! I haven't had one in forever, thing I gotta top up! x

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  3. There's a menchies just down the street from me and I've never been to it before...I will have to try it out! Your granola looks delish!

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  4. The menchies by us went out of business! I think you should be crowned granola queen! And they all look good!

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  5. I love frozen yogurt! And you my dear love your granolas, don't you? I really have to get down to making granola too.

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  6. Sounds great, I too am a big fan of frozen yoghurt! Great recipes :)

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  7. Simple and fast! Great for a Summer snack!

    ela h.
    Gray Apron

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  8. This granola looks healthy and refreshing :D
    Coconut is the best!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  9. Healthy breakfast love the addition of coconut

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  10. I do live by Menchies, and I've never been!

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  11. Love this recipe and frozen yogurt. Thanks Cathleen.

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  12. We are fans of homemade granola! This looks so good, Cathleen.

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  13. Coconut and vanilla... a combo you simply can't go wrong with!! My kids have been asking for granola... looks like I've found one!

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