Vermont-Style Granola

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  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • ¾ cup wheat germ
  • ¾ cup oat bran
  • ¾ cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup honey (plus extra to drizzle)
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar (optional)
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries


  1. Preheat the oven to 325.°
  2. Line one large baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  3. Combine the oats, wheat germ, oat bran & pecans in a large bowl.
  4. Stir together the maple syrup, honey, brown sugar, oil, cinnamon, & vanilla in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then pour over the dry ingredients, & stir to coat.
  5. Spread the mixture out evenly on the baking sheets. Drizzle with extra honey if desired. Bake in the preheated oven until crispy & toasted, about 20 minutes, stirring once halfway through. Cool, then stir in cranberries before storing in an airtight container.