Crunchy Christmas Granola

Crunchy Christmas Granola


I LOVE GRANOLA! you can make it as naughty or a good as you are feeling!!

Think a healthy light Christmas Breakfast or a recovery Breakfast for Boxing day!

Crunchy Christmas Granola

November 5, 2017
: Makes 10 Cups
: 10 min


  • 6 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup pepitas
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup raw pistachios or cashews
  • 1 cup brazil nuts - chopped
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup cacao liquor @heavenlycacao or cacao nibs
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1/2 cup naked ginger @buderimginger
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil or light tasting olive oil
  • 2 tsp ground ginger(more if you want to punch it up)
  • Step 1 Preheat fan forced oven to 100°C
  • Step 2 Line 3 x baking trays with greaseproof paper – set aside
  • Step 3 Place nuts, dried fruits, seeds and ground ginger into large bowl (Do not put in the cacao liquor/nibs)
  • Step 4 Place oil and honey on the stove and warm very gently – if this mix is too warm it will soak into the oats instead of coating)
  • Step 5 Pour wet mix onto the dry ingredients and stir until well coated
  • Step 6 Spread onto baking trays as thinly and as evenly as possible
  • Step 7 Place into the oven for 3-4 hours, check and turn around every hour
  • Step 8 Once baked, allow to cool completely before adding in the cacao liquor/nibs – combine until well mixed
  • Step 9 Place in an airtight container (and i bet you can’t resist eating spoonfuls before you get it away)

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