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Stovetop Cinnamon Pecan Granola

This crunchy, vegan Stovetop Cinnamon Pecan Granola recipe comes together in about 10 minutes, is full of nutritious ingredients, and is the BEST granola that you will ever taste!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword granola recipe, homemade granola recipe, stovetop granola
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 20 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 10 (¼ cup servings)
Calories 172kcal
Author Blair Lonergan


  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (use a vegan brand of brown sugar, or use additional maple syrup for a vegan substitute)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 2 cups Old-Fashioned rolled oats


  • Melt coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat.
  • Add syrup, pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt to the skillet. Stir for about 2 minutes, and then add the coconut and the oats. Continue stirring for about 5-7 minutes, or until the oats and coconut are toasted and golden brown. The oats will not be crunchy at this point -- they will firm up and become crunchy as they cool.
  • Transfer granola to a parchment-lined baking sheet or a large cutting board to cool. I like to use the back of a large spoon or spatula to gently press the warm granola firmly onto the baking sheet. This helps it clump together as it cools and hardens.


  • This granola recipe is made with maple syrup, but you can substitute with honey if you're not looking for a vegan granola recipe.
  • I’ve used pecans here, but you can swap them out for your favorite nut. Try walnuts, pistachios, almonds or peanuts!
  • We prefer the sweet taste of the sweetened shredded coconut, but unsweetened coconut also works.
  • I used coconut oil here, but you can also use canola oil or avocado oil.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.8mg