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Cinnamon Apple Pie Granola

Chock full of crunchy oats, pieces of dried apple and cinnamon and spice, this granola tastes like fresh apple pie. It's delicious as a snack on sprinkled on your morning cereal.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Pie Granola
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 cups
Author Ali Randall

Ingredients

  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1.5 cup almonds, sliced
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds, raw and unsalted
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 cup dried apples
  • 1 cup dried cranberries

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 300°F.
  • In a large bowl combine the oats, nuts, sunflower seeds, brown sugar, applesauce and maple syrup. Next, add in the cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Mix until well combined. Pour the mixture onto rimmed cookie sheets.
  • Cook for up to 1 hour and 15 minutes stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from the oven when the granola is golden brown and add the dried apples to the warm granola. Allow the granola to cool before adding the dried cranberries.
  • Store at room temperature in an airtight container.