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Pecan Pumpkin Granola Recipe

This Pecan Pumpkin Granola is perfect for Fall! Oats, pecans and dates are mixed with spices, pumpkin, and maple syrup.

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Pecan Pumpkin Granola Recipe

Homemade granola is perfect to eat as a snack, as a breakfast cereal, or in overnight oats. The flavor combination of pecan and pumpkin is like Fall exploded in your mouth. I like to eat it warm right out of the oven! Kids and adults alike will love this granola snack. Enjoy it with milk or hot apple cider. Yum!

You can make a batch and save it for later as it lasts a long time. If you are storing for later, make sure you use airtight containers so they last longer.

Pecan Pumpkin Granola Recipe

Granola Ingredients

To make this pumpkin snack recipe, you will need the following ingredients (scroll down to the recipe below for precise amounts):

  • old-fashioned oats
  • pecans, half chopped and half whole
  • salt
  • cinnamon
  • ground nutmeg
  • ground cloves
  • chopped dates
  • canned pumpkin
  • maple syrup
  • vanilla extract

Pecan Pumpkin Granola Recipe

How to Make Granola

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine oats, pecans, and spices in large mixing bowl.
  3. Add in pumpkin, syrup and vanilla extract, mixing well to incorporate all ingredients. Add in chopped dates and stir again.
  4. Pour granola onto a non-stick baking sheet or one lined with parchment paper or a Silpat mat.
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring halfway through and breaking up any clumps that are too big.
  6. Remove from oven and cool.

Pecan Pumpkin Granola Recipe

Storage Instructions

Store in an airtight container. Will keep for 2-3 weeks.

Pecan Pumpkin Granola

Pecan Pumpkin Granola

Yield: 7 Cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Homemade granola is perfect to eat as a snack, as a breakfast cereal, or in overnight oats.

Ingredients

  • 4 C old-fashioned oats
  • 2 C pecans, half chopped and half whole
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 1 C chopped dates
  • 15 oz can pumpkin
  • 2/3 C maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine oats, pecans, and spices in large mixing bowl.
  3. Add in pumpkin, syrup and vanilla extract, mixing well to incorporate all ingredients. Add in chopped dates and stir again.
  4. Pour granola onto a non-stick baking sheet or one lined with parchment paper or a Silpat mat.
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring halfway through and breaking up any clumps that are too big.
  6. Remove from oven and cool. Store in an airtight container. Will keep for 2-3 weeks.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 7 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 535Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 174mgCarbohydrates: 75gFiber: 10gSugar: 35gProtein: 10g

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