Vanilla Granola

Vanilla Granola

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"An easy, healthy snack that is quick to make and enjoy. High in protein and good, complex carbs."


35 m servings 131 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 131 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 20g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 38 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Lightly spray large baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Mix oats, almonds, sweetener, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  3. Stir applesauce and sugar together in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium heat and immediately remove from heat. Stir vanilla into the applesauce mixture; pour over the oats mixture and toss to coat. Spread the mixture onto the prepared baking dish.
  4. Bake until golden brown, stirring occasionally, 20 to 30 minutes. Place baking sheet on a cooling rack until granola is completely cooled.
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  1. 16 Ratings


I made this with no changes and it was pretty good. Very simple, very quick to throw together. It tastes good, but I think I would prefer a deeper vanilla flavor. It was delicious on top of my s...

Currently in the oven and it smells AMAZING! Can't wait until it cools so I can taste it. I used regular brown sugar instead of sweetener :-).

Made this with Mexican vanilla and the flavor is so intense. My go-to snack!

Great base granola recipe. Easy to create varitions on the theme with this one. My changes were straight up brown sugar, omit white sugar, 1 heaping Tbsp cinn, used my homemade super chunky ap...

I used regular brown sugar b/c I don't use sweeteners. I also used honey in place of white sugar. I think this granola is quite bland. Next time I might try adding some maple syrup in place of t...

I love this because it is low fat. I used a heaping tablespoon of cinnamon but followed the rest of the recipe. My applesauce was unsweetened. Very good and very fast. Will test drive it wit...

This was pretty good for a first try at granola. Super easy and few ingredients. I used pecans instead of almonds. My only concern was the baking time- I ended up baking mine for almost an hour ...

easy granola base; hubby loved it; added nuts and dried berries to make it his own.

I used powdered vanilla, but it didn't taste quite as good as it smelled.