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oil free vegan granola

Oil Free Vegan Granola

With rich, aromatic apples and cinnamon and crunchy roasted nuts and seeds, this sugar and oil free granola is sweet and delicious and makes a perfect bowl of cereal or yogurt parfait.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 262 kcal


  • sheet pan
  • small sauce pan


  • 2 cups oats certified gluten free if necessary
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or 1tablespoon powdered stevia
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup pecans chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or 1/2 teaspoon liquid stevia
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup grated apple


  • In a large bowl, mix the oats, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, ground flaxseed, coconut sugar or powdered stevia, raisins, and cinnamon.
  • In a small saucepan, mix the applesauce, almond butter, maple syrup or liquid stevia, and vanilla extract. Heat over low heat until liquid and pourable.
  • Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until all of the dry ingredients are coated and moist. Add the grated apple and stir.
  • Place a layer of parchment paper on a sheet pan and spread the mixture onto the parchment paper in a thin layer. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Halfway through the cooking time, remove from the oven and gently stir, then place back into the oven.
  • Allow to cool for at least five minutes before eating. Granola is great served in a bowl with plant milk or as part of a plant based yogurt parfait with fruit.


Keyword Granola