(Vegan) Maple Pecan Pie Granola.

Vegan Maple Pecan Pie Granola

While pumpkin pie may be my absolute favorite fall treat, I also adore pecan pie. so sugary, full of crunchy sweet pecans… and butter. and more sugar. With one of my favorite not-so-healthy treats in mind, I created this delicious and wholesome granola to get my pecan pie fix without all the those extra calories!

What I love most is that the ingredient list is incredibly short (probably things you all have on hand!) and can be stirred together all in one bowl.

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Vegan Maple Pecan Pie Granola

Yield: Makes 2.5 cups

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil or melted coconut oil
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Spray large baking sheet w/ nonstick spray.
  2. Combine all ingredients and stir until all the oats are evenly coated.
  3. Spread onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool completely (air will help it get crunchy) and enjoy!

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16 Responses to “(Vegan) Maple Pecan Pie Granola.”

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    Tashaposted January 23, 2013 at 11:24 am

    Would it be okay to use coconut oil? just wondering cause I love it and I have it on hand…:)

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    • Sallyreplied on January 23rd, 2013 at 11:34 am

      yes! Coconut oil would be a fabulous substitute. Thanks for asking Tasha! Hope you love this granola as much as I do.

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    Julieposted January 29, 2013 at 9:39 am

    Should be renamed Granola Crack! Doubled the recipe and my husband (who does not like “healthy” food) and I ate it all in 3 days. Thank you for the recipe!

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    • Sallyreplied on January 30th, 2013 at 9:38 am

      I love this granola too Julie! I haven’t made it in a few months. Now I must make it again. :) Thanks for reporting back!

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    Isabelleposted June 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm

    It has taken me literally forever and a day to find a granola recipe worth trying, and this is certainly a keeper! I am a big fan of coconut oil so I substituted that for the canola oil and I was not disappointed :)

    Thank you so much for this amazing take on pecan pie in granola form!!!

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    • Sallyreplied on June 25th, 2013 at 10:52 am

      So glad, Isabelle! I love this granola. I need to make it again soon. Yum!

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    Meredithposted August 14, 2013 at 9:33 am

    I’ve made this three times in the past week! Love it!

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    • Sallyreplied on August 14th, 2013 at 12:06 pm

      I love this granola too, Meredith! One of my very favorites and it is SO easy!

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    Kelleyposted November 20, 2013 at 11:57 am

    Just made this and it’s amazing!!! Thank you Sally :)

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    Ameposted December 2, 2013 at 10:12 pm

    Why did mine turn dark?

    I used organic dark brown sugar… Could that be why?

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    • Sallyreplied on December 3rd, 2013 at 7:10 am

      Hi Ame, yes that could definitely be why. This granola is a bit dark, I think the photos are throwing it off. Hope you enjoy!

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      • Amereplied on December 3rd, 2013 at 9:58 pm

        I tried it again tonight and it was a success! Thank you!

        • Sallyreplied on December 4th, 2013 at 8:35 am

          Good! =)

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    Emilyposted January 29, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    Hi, Sally,

    Would it be possible to make this without the brown sugar (or with a little less)? I love sugar in all forms, but I’m trying to cut back some. Thank you!

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    • Sallyreplied on January 29th, 2014 at 2:12 pm

      Hey Emily. Only 4 Tablespoons of sugar isn’t a lot at all for a huge batch of granola. I don’t recommend cutting down because its taste would be sacrificed. Though you could try with 2 Tablespoons instead.

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      • Emilyreplied on January 29th, 2014 at 7:58 pm

        That’s what I figured. I don’t *really* want to cut out the brown sugar anyway :) Thanks for the quick reply!

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