Pumpkin Gingerbread Granola - Dinner With Julie

Pumpkin Gingerbread Granola


December 22, 2013

  • Makes: Makes about 6 cups.


4-5 cups old-fashioned oats

1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

1/2 cup shredded coconut

1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

1/2 cup pumpkin puree

3/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup honey or Roger’s Golden syrup

1 Tbsp. molasses

1-2 tsp. cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice (or both)

1/4 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. vanilla or maple extract

1/2 cup dried cranberries


1Preheat the oven to 325°F.

2In a large bowl, toss together the oats, pecans, coconut and pumpkin seeds. In a small bowl, stir together the pumpkin puree, brown sugar, honey, molasses and vanilla. Add to the oat mixture and toss to coat well.

3Spread out in a single layer on a heavy rimmed baking sheet and bake for 30-45 minutes, stirring once or twice, until the granola is golden and crunchy. Remove from the oven and stir in the cranberries. Cool completely.