Simple Granola

Simple Granola

The Best Granola

This simple homemade granola is the easiest recipe you will ever make. This is a non-complicated version with only 5-ingredients.

After making this, you will see that you don’t need to every buy expensive store bought granola ever again!

Simple Granola

Homemaker On A Budget
Cuisine Breakfast, Recipes


  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients and stir well.
  • Spread oats onto a parchment lined cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes, stir, then bake an additional 20 minutes.
  • Cook completely before serving. This granola will store well in a closed container on your counter top for 1 week.


***Chocolate Granola: Add 2 Tbsp. cocoa or cacao powder to oats and mix well before adding wet ingredients. You can include the cinnamon or eliminate it. Instead of maple syrup and water, just do 1 cup of maple syrup and no water to give a bit more sweetness.

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