Maple Granola with Cranberries and Almonds

  • Yield: 5 cups
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins

Measure the oil into a measuring cup and swirl it around to coat the inside of the cup. Pour it into the saucepan and then measure the maple syrup into the cup -- slides out like a charm.


4cups old-fashioned oats (1 pound)
1/2cup sliced almonds
1/3cup canola oil
1/2cup maple syrup
1/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
-- Cooking spray
2/3cup dried cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Combine oats and almonds in a large bowl.
  2. Combine oil, maple syrup and cinnamon in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Pour over oat mixture and mix to combine. Spread evenly in a roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until golden brown. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Stir in cranberries.

Recipe by Jean Kressy.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 140
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 0mg
  • Potassium 35mg
  • Carbohydrate 20g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 3g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%