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Salted Caramel Granola


  • Author: Lexi
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This decadent (but healthy!) salted caramel granola is gluten free and vegan. Best served with homemade nut milk and berries, or just by the handful! 


Ingredients

Scale
  • 3/4 cup store-bought or homemade vegan caramel 
  • 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup buckwheat groats*
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp melted coconut oil 
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup toasted coconut flakes (unsweetened)
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. If making caramel homemade, follow these instructions. Let caramel cool slightly before using.
  3. Add all ingredients (except toasted coconut and cacao nibs) to a large bowl and mix until everything is well coated.
  4. Spread onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. 
  5. In a small bowl, stir together another 2 tbsp caramel with the cacao nibs and coconut. Stir into granola and bake for another 15 minutes. 
  6. Remove from oven and let cool completely before breaking up into clumps. Store in airtight container in pantry for up to 2 weeks. 

Notes

*Can sub buckwheat with more hemp seeds if you can't find any.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 605
  • Sugar: 28.8 g
  • Sodium: 260.1 mg
  • Fat: 34.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.3 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 64.3 g
  • Fiber: 10.6 g
  • Protein: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.9 mg

Keywords: salted caramel granola