Saturday, November 20, 2010

Pumpkin Granola

It's finally getting cold here! You know how I can tell?! I can leave the widows open at night without my room getting too hot. Yea, I know, maybe not the best indicator, but it's already November, so I'm just gonna say it's officially fall here. And what better to eat during fall than pumpkin granola? I first saw a recipe for pumpkin granola on Two Peas and Their Pod, and I was instantly craving some! It just looked delicious....large chunks of crunchy granola... yum :) 

When I eat granola, I crave one of two types. There's the granola with a lot of add ins, like cranberries, almonds, hazelnuts, raisins, lots of stuff, and there's the other type of granola that's just plain 'ol oats, toasted with a little sweetener, such as agave syrup, maple syrup, or honey!



Pumpkin Granola
Ingredients:
3 cups rolled oats
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup pumpkin puree
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon all spice

1. Preheat oven to 325˚F
2. In a bowl combine maple syrup, puree, yok, cinnamon, nutmeg, and all spice.
3. Mix in rolled oats
4. Evenly spread mixture on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
5. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until golden, stirring every 5 minutes

8 comments:

  1. I've yet to make homemade granola. Whta a great idea!

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  2. I love homemade granola and we have a similar recipe for the pumpkin version. Thanks for sharing and nice photos!

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  3. P.S,
    I spent 4 years of my early childhood on Oahu at Hickaman. I miss Hanauma Bay, the "witches brew", feeding the parrot fish out of my hand, and definitely the manapua for lunch!!!

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  4. This looks delicious! I've never made pumpkin granola, so will have to try. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. I need to try this while it's still pumpkin season. It sounds great.

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  6. This looks so good. I'm going to make this for Thanksgiving breakfast. Thanks!

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  7. Thanks for the recipe idea...I LOVE that you have an egg yolk in there. I make my granola mostly sugar free and it doesn't have clumps. The egg solved that problem!
    I posted it on my blog and gave credit to you for inspiration!

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