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7-Minute Granola

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7-Minute Granola

7-Minute Granola

Jessica Braider
Granola is one of my favorite go-to breakfasts because it is quick, easy, and infinitely variable. I like to eat it with a lot of cut up fruit (half a big apple, a whole peach, half a mango, or berries fresh or quickly defrosted from the freezer), a big dollop of plain yogurt, and a sprinkling (probably about 2 Tbsp.) of granola for crunch. My kids like it with cut up fruit and milk. This 7-Minute Granola recipe has been a life saver for those moments when I just don’t have time to wait for a batch to bake.
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Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 285 kcal


  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 cup rolled oats (use wheat/gluten-free, if needed)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom or use more cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup dried currants or dried cranberries


  • Melt the butter in a large skillet on a medium-high heat.
  • Add the oats, salt, cinnamon, and cardamom. Stir to quickly combine.
  • Add the nuts and honey/maple syrup. Stir for 2 minutes, until the mixture is starting to toast.
  • Add the cranberries and stir for one more minute.
  • Serve with cut up fruit and your favorite dairy or non-dairy milk or yogurt.


Video: Check out Jessica making the granola on Facebook.
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Calories: 285kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 7gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 82mgPotassium: 127mgFiber: 5gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 200IUVitamin C: 0.8mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 5.2mg
Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy-Free, Fall, Freezer-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Main Dish, Make-Ahead, Snack/Appetizer, Spring, Summer, Vegetarian, Winter
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