top down view of freshly made healthy pumpkin granola on a baking sheet.

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Full of flavor and perfect for snacking, this crunchy pumpkin granola is naturally sweetened and made with only a handful of ingredients!  It’s oil-free, refined sugar-free and easy to make.


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  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup pepitas
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice or nutmeg
  • 1/41/2 teaspoon mineral salt
  • 2/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup 100% pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional


Prep: Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat.

Dry ingredients: In a medium mixing bowl, combine the oats, pecans, pepitas and spices.

Wet ingredients: In a measuring cup or small bowl, mix together the pumpkin puree and maple syrup.

Mix wet & dry: Pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredients, mix well to combine.

Layer: Spread the granola on rimmed baking sheet in a single layer.

Bake: Place in the oven at bake for 40 – 50 minutes, stirring half way through. Let cool, granola will harden as it cools.

Makes about 4 1/2.

Serves 9, about 1/2 cup per serving.

Store: Keep granola in a mason jar or an airtight container for up to a 1 – 2 months.


Additional add-ins:

  • 1 – 2 teaspoon vanilla extract (mix in with wet ingredients)
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes (add to dry ingredients)

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: I love my Silpat or these parchment liners for lining this rimmed baking sheet.