How To Make Pumpkin Spice Granola

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Get your breakfast fix of fall pumpkin flavor with this crunchy and flavorful pumpkin spice granola.

Cool weather Pumpkin Spice Granola

Even as the days get cooler, we don’t find ourselves getting sick of granola. We just shift the bright and fruity flavors that make for a refreshing breakfast over yogurt or with milk in the summer to warm and spicy flavors more fitting to the season.

We still enjoy it all the typical ways, with milk or atop yogurt. But, if we’re feeling like a warm bowl of oatmeal to wake us up, we’ll top it with some granola to mix up the texture.

Health benefits of pumpkin

Did you know that pumpkin is an often overlooked source of fiber?

At 3 grams of fiber in each cup of pumpkin, mixing pumpkin with oats and seeds for this pumpkin spice granola gives your a fiber-rich breakfast that will have you well on your way to the minimum recommended intake of 25 grams of fiber a day.

Our pumpkin granola recipe

Our pumpkin spice granola gets a double dose of pumpkin from pumpkin puree and pumpkin seeds. We love the way pureed pumpkin and warm fall spices give this granola the flavor of pumpkin pie. And, the pumpkin seeds add a new dimension of crunch and nutty flavor.

This granola is sure to be a fall breakfast favorite!

Pumpkin Spice Granola

Get your breakfast fix of fall pumpkin flavor with this crunchy and flavorful pumpkin spice granola.

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Course: Breakfast
  •  Servings: 10 people 
  • Calories: 262kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 c oats
  • 1 c raw pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 c pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • ¼ c honey
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp cloves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • In a large bowl, mix oats and pepitas.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients, until combined.
  • Pour wet ingredients over oat mixture. Mix well with a rubber spatula, until oats are well coated.
  • Spread mixture onto a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until granola is crisp and golden.
  • Remove from oven and let cool before storing in an airtight container.