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Easy Recipe for Granola

Course Breakfast
Servings 6 cups


  • 3 cups uncooked oatmeal quick or old fashioned
  • 1 cup shredded or flaked coconut
  • 1 cup pecan or walnut pieces
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped dates
  • ½ cup chopped dried apricots


  • Combine all ingredients except raisins, dates, and apricots in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Sprinkle into 11"x7" microwave save baking dish.
  • Cook in microwave on high power 8-10 minutes or until light brown, stirring after every 2 minutes.
  • Stir in raisins, dates, and apricots and sprinkle into a large shallow baking pan or onto a cookie sheet to cool.


Store in a tightly covered container.
Note:  Watch the granola in the microwave very closely when cooking. Check it after every 1-2 minutes to ensure it does not burn.