Holiday Spiced Granola

5 from 6 reviews

This crunchy Holiday Spiced Granola, is bursting with fragrant and warming spices and serves as a perfect breakfast, topping, or snack.


  • 1/4 cup Almond Butter, see notes
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup, or liquid sweetener of choice
  • 2 cup Rolled Oats, GF if necessary
  • 1/2 cup Raw Pumpkin Seeds (should be green)
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Allspice
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/3 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1/3 cup Dried Cherries (or Raisins!)
  • 2 tbsp Mini Chocolate Chips or Cacao Nibs


  1. Preheat oven to 325F. In a large bowl, whisk the Almond Butter and Maple Syrup together until they are well incorporated.
  2. Add the Rolled Oats, Pumpkin Seeds, Spices, and Salt to the bowl and stir well until everything is well-coated in the wet mixture.
  3. Spread evenly on a greased or lined tray, and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven, flip the Granola, then bake again for an additional 10-12 minutes, until golden and crispy.
  4. After the Granola has finished baking, add the dried Fruit and Chocolate to the baking tray and stir gently to incorporate.
  5. Let cool completely, then store at room temperature in a sealed container for up to 10 days. Serve as desired.


To make this Nut Free, substitute the Almond Butter with Sunflower Butter. 

*In general, you may substitute any seed or dried fruit in this recipe with whatever you have on hand, just use equal proportions!