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A bowl of granola

Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Nut Granola (gluten-free)

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 169 kcal


Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups oats, certified gluten-free
  • 1 cup almonds, chopped
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees and line a large baking pan with parchment paper. 

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients and stir until well blended. 

  3. In a small pot, over medium heat, bring your coconut oil, brown sugar and honey to a simmer, stirring continually.

  4. After a minute of simmering, take your pot OFF of the heat and add in your vanilla. If you simmer it longer than one minute you may burn your sugar. **Also, be aware that when you add in your vanilla it may bubble up a bit in the pan.

  5. Pour the wet ingredients from your pot over the dry ingredients in your mixing bowl and stir until well incorporated. 

  6. Spread out into a thin, even layer on your baking pan. 

  7. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes. 

  8. While the granola is cooling it will get it's crunch, so don't be worried if it comes out and doesn't look crunchy yet. Let it cool for about 30 minutes or so and enjoy!