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5 from 4 votes

Cinnamon Pecan Granola

Cinnamon Pecan Granola is my "go-to" recipe.  It's not too sweet, has a hint of orange and pairs so well with fresh fruit, yogurt and ice cream if you are so inclined.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy granola recipe, homemade granola
Servings: 12
Calories: 341kcal
Author: Lori @ www.AReinventedMom.com


  • 5 cups oats old fashioned rolled
  • 1 cup pecans roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil liquid measure (OK to substitute canola or sunflower oil)
  • 1/2 cup powdered instant nonfat milk
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Combine oats and nuts in a large bowl.
  • Combine salt, cinnamon, brown sugar, orange juice, coconut oil and powdered milk in a small saucepan.  Heat over low heat until the mixture is well combined and smooth.
  • Pour cinnamon mixture over oats and nuts.  Stir to combine (make sure oats are well coated).
  • Spread mixture on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes.  Stir every 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.  Store in tightly covered container.


  • Nutritional information is estimated.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 286mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 131IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 2mg