Sweet and Salty Homemade Granola is the perfect topping for yogurt, ice cream, or oatmeal! You will be in love with this easy homemade granola recipe!
Hey everyone! Amanda here from Old House to New Home sharing a recipe for easy homemade sweet and salty granola! Granola is one of those foods that is so easy to pick up from the store and no one often makes it homemade. But while it is convenient, store bought granola is full of sugar and it is expensive, too! By making it homemade, you will save a few dollars and also be able to control exactly what goes into the recipe!
My husband is always so excited when I make a new batch of homemade granola. His favorite is my chocolate peanut butter granola, but I knew it was time to mix it up and try a new flavor! This sweet and salty version is oh so good! You get salt from the peanuts, almonds, and a dash of sugar, but sweetness from the coconut, chocolate chips, and a smidge of brown sugar! The two flavors combine so well to make a delicious topping!
I added what we like to this granola recipe, but you can definitely customize as you’d like! If you aren’t a coconut fan, feel free to leave it out! You could definitely replace the chocolate chips with peanut butter chips, or whatever you prefer! The combinations are endless here and you should definitely suit the recipe to your preferences!
Sweet and Salty Homemade Granola is definitely a new favorite in our house! I love this for a healthy snack on top of Greek yogurt before bed! Don’t be scared to make granola at home! Once you try it once, you won’t want to buy it from the store again!
- 2 cups quick oats
- 1/4 cup coconut flakes
- 1/4 cup peanuts
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
- 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
- 4 tbsp. butter melted
- 2 tbsp. agave nectar plus more to taste
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. brown sugar
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
On a baking sheet, add a silpat or non-stick baking mat.
In a mixing bowl, stir together oats, coconut, peanuts, and almonds. In a small bowl, add melted butter, agave nectar, salt, brown sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Whisk well to combine. Add half the butter mixture to the oat mixture and stir. Taste oat mixture and if you prefer it sweeter, add more agave nectar.
Spread oat mixture in an even layer across the baking sheet and put in the oven. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and add the remaining butter mixture. Return to the oven for 10 minutes.
Once done, remove from oven and let cool. Once cool, add the chocolate chips. Store in an air-tight container.