Granola Recipe

Penny de los Santos


  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1 cup whole raw almonds
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup light agave
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups raisins

This granola recipe is the best you will ever taste — just ask my grandmom. The coconut and cinnamon add a richness to the slightly sweet oats. Also delicious over soy yogurt with fresh fruit.


Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.

In a large bowl, mix the oats, coconut, almonds, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamonHeat the oil and agave in a microwave-safe bowl for 20 seconds. Pour over the oat mixture. Add the vanilla extract and stir until combined.

Spread the granola onto a 9-by-13-inch baking pan.

Bake for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Place the pan on a wire rack, stir in the raisins, and push the granola to one side of the pan while cooling. This will allow the granola to cool in large clusters. Keep the granola in an airtight container for up to 1 month.


Calories per serving:

257 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced, Low Sodium Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 173g 266%
  • Carbs 813g 271%
  • Saturated 39g 196%
  • Fiber 99g 397%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 320g
  • Protein 136g 271%
  • Sodium 1,251mg 52%
  • Calcium 838mg 84%
  • Magnesium 1,482mg 371%
  • Potassium 5,600mg 160%
  • Iron 40mg 222%
  • Zinc 29mg 194%
  • Phosphorus 4,050mg 579%
  • Vitamin A 10IU 0%
  • Vitamin C 6mg 11%
  • Thiamin (B1) 5mg 349%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 134%
  • Niacin (B3) 12mg 58%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 74%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 407µg 102%
  • Vitamin E 36mg 181%
  • Vitamin K 10µg 12%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 84g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 37g
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