3 cups old-fashioned oats

1 cup unsweetened coconut shreds

1 cup mixed nuts

  • ¼ cup cashew pieces
  • ¼ cup pecan pieces
  • ¼ pistachio pieces
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup brown sugar or maple syrup (feel free to use ⅓ cup if you want it less sweet)

½ cup water

½ tsp grated fresh ginger

Zest of 1 lemon

2 cups of dried fruit

  • ⅔ cup raisin medley
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅓ cup dried wild blueberries
  • ⅓ cup chopped dried apricots
  • ⅓ cup chopped dates
  • ¼ cup cacao nibs


Mixing bowl

Measuring cups and spoons

Mixing utensil

Sheet pan

Parchment paper

Serving jar or bowl


PREHEAT oven to 325℉.

MIX the all ingredients except dried fruit and cacao nibs in a large bowl.

SPREAD the granola evenly on a large sheet pan lined with parchment paper.

BAKE for 30 minutes, checking regularly and giving it a quick stir for even baking.

REMOVE from the oven when golden and let cool for 10 minutes.

TOSS in the dried fruit and cacao nibs and serve.