Hot Date Granola is a large cluster, flavour-filled, fall breakfast, snack, and even treat. I'm sure you'll love it as much as we all do!
The time of year when my fingers get cold and stay cold for the next 6 months, and when the sweaters come out of big boxes in the basement. And when mittens end up in the single and looking pile.
It's also the time of year I get to break out my favourite warming spices. Cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, they all hit my regular rotation and work their way into most of my dishes.
This recipe is dedicated to the spices of fall.
Hot Date Granola Tips & Tricks
IT'S not really hot granola... I just love the name!
DON'T cheap out on the oil and honey or maple syrup. This is what makes the granola what it is - crispy, chunky, delicious!
UMM did you know that this granola is amazingly yummy on yogurt? Step up your game and make some of my Sous Vide Cold Start Yogurt to go with your granola!
HOMEMADE granola blows store-bought granola out of the water. It's delicious, customizable, and not ground into a powder by the time it makes it to your dish!
Homemade Date Granola Recipes
- Puffed Kamut
- Medjool Dates
- Coconut oil
- Maple syrup
How To Make Date Granola
- Melt the oil and maple syrup, then whisk in the spices.
- Toss all ingredients in a large bowl, until combined.
- Spread on a baking sheet, and bake for 25-30 minutes.
- Once cooled, break into desired sized pieces.
- Store in an airtight container up to a week - if it lasts that long!
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- 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
- 1 1/4 cup puffed kamut
- 1/2 cups chopped pistachios
- 1/2 cup chopped dates
- 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup honey/maple syrup
- Preheat oven to 300f. Prepare a baking sheet by lining with parchment paper, set aside.
- Combine oats, kamut, pistachios and dates in a large bowl.
- In a small microwavable bowl, add cinnamon, ginger, coconut oil, and honey. Heat for 20-25 seconds, until softened enough to stir. Stir well to combine.
- Pour honey mixture over oats mixture and stir well to coat.
- Spread on the prepared baking sheet in a uniform layer.
- Bake at 300f for 25-30 minutes, or until slightly browned.
- Remove from oven, slide the parchment off the baking sheet onto a rack to cool.
- Once cool, break up granola into desired size pieces.
- Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 171Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 23mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 3gSugar: 15gProtein: 3g