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Pumpkin Maple Pecan Granola

A flat lay of a bowl of pumpkin granola with pumpkin seeds, pecans, oats, maple syrup, and more.

Pumpkin Maple Pecan Granola

Granola is something that is always in our pantry. It makes it easy to give our yogurt parfaits some crunch, sprinkle over baked apples, or just to munch on for a snack.

The beauty of granola is it its versatility. You can add so many different toppings and flavours, the possibilities are endless.

During the fall season, I love to make our granola with fall flavours, pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg. It’s warm, seasonal, and delicious.

This granola checks off all those boxes. Read on for the full step-by-step recipe and instructions for this Pumpkin Maple Pecan Granola.

The ingredients for the pumpkin maple pecan granola.

Things You Will Need:

  • Medium saucepan
  • Mixing spoon
  • Large bowl
  • Nonstick baking sheet
  • Airtight container (if storing)
Close up of granola ingredients.
Close up of ingredients like pumpkin puree, maple syrup, coconut oil, and more for Pumpkin Maple Pecan granola.

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup of coconut oil
  • ¼ cup of maple syrup
  • ½ cup of pumpkin puree
  • 3 cups of old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup of chopped pecans
  • 1 cup of granola
  • ¼ cup of pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp of ground nutmeg
Medium saucepan with wet ingredients for Pumpkin Maple Pecan granola.
Pumpkin puree mixed with other Pumpkin Maple Pecan granola wet ingredients.

Preheat the Oven and Make the Mixture

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

Add coconut oil and maple syrup in a medium saucepan. Melt and mix over medium heat. Remove from heat.

Add pumpkin puree and mix until fully incorporated. Set aside.

Bowl of dry ingredients for Pumpkin Maple Pecan granola.

Mix the Dry Ingredients

Add oats, granola, and pumpkin seeds in a large bowl. Pour pumpkin puree mixture into the bowl. Fold all ingredients together. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg and mix some more.

A tray of prepared and baked Pumpkin Maple Pecan granola on a baking sheet.

Bake and Enjoy

Spread the granola mixture onto a non-stick baking sheet. Bake for approximately 35 minutes and allow to cool (about 15 minutes) before serving. Enjoy!

Can You Store Granola?

Yes, you can store it in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks, either in the fridge or on the counter. As always, please visually inspect your food before consuming it.

A bowl of Pumpkin Maple Pecan granola in a bowl. There are pumpkin seeds on the counter.

Can Homemade Granola Be Frozen?

You can freeze homemade granola for up to 3 months in an airtight container. You can thaw it overnight in the fridge before use.

What Mix-Ins Can You Use for Homemade Granola?

Granola is versatile. You can add chocolate (white, chocolate, dark, peanut butter, caramel) raisins, dried apricots, dried cranberries—pretty much any dried fruit.

Coconut, almonds—any type of nuts! You can also use different types of oils and nut butters. Some great ones are olive oil, canola oil, and melted butter. You can also use peanut butter and almond butter.

Make sure to add in chocolate and dried fruit after granola is baked and cooled.

Pumpkin Maple Pecan Granola in a nonstick baking sheet.
Yield: 4-5 cups

Pumpkin Maple Pecan Granola

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Additional Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

A delicious and perfectly seasonal granola that can be enjoyed as is or over yogurt, baked fruits, on top of muffins, and more. The possibilities are endless. Great for fall but, can be changed with different mix-ins like nuts, fruits, and flavours.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup of coconut oil
  • ¼ cup of maple syrup
  • ½ cup of pumpkin puree
  • 3 cups of old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup of chopped pecans
  • 1 cup of granola
  • ¼ cup of pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp of ground nutmeg

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
    2. Add coconut oil and maple syrup in a medium saucepan. Melt and mix over medium heat. Remove from heat.
    3. Add pumpkin puree and mix until fully incorporated. Set aside.
    4. Add oats, granola, and pumpkin seeds in a large bowl. Pour pumpkin puree mixture into the bowl.
    5. Fold all ingredients together. Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg and mix some more.
    6. Spread the granola mixture onto a non-stick baking sheet.
    7. Bake for approximately 35 minutes and allow to cool (about 15 minutes) before serving. Enjoy!

Notes

Allow granola to cool before eating or storing. You can store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks, either in the fridge or on the counter. As always, please visually inspect your food before consuming it. It can be frozen for up to 3 months in an airtight container and thawed in the fridge overnight. If you are adding in dried fruit and chocolate, mix in after granola is baked or cooked and has cooled.

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A bowl full of Pumpkin Maple Pecan granola, with a spoon.

Enjoy

The best part of granola is that you can enjoy it in so many ways. So, you’ve made granola, how do you use it?

Serve on yogurt, enjoy it as trail mix, or by the handful!

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You know what I just thought about? This granola would be even more perfect with mini white chocolate chips!

Have you tried Pumpkin Maple Pecan Granola?

Let me know, til then—cheers m’deres!

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