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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Granola (Vegan, Gluten Free)

  • Author: Alex
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: about 6 cups 1x
  • Category: breakfast

Description

This cinnamon toast crunch granola is reminiscent of my favorite childhood cereal. It’s loaded with cinnamon flavor, but with good-for-you ingredients.


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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats (certified gluten free)
  • 1/2 cup brown rice crisp cereal
  • 1/2 cup cashews, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 heaping tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine oats, brown rice crisps, cashews, salt, and cinnamon in a mixing bowl and mix.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together maple syrup, coconut oil, and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry and mix together well.
  5. Spread granola into a single even layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until golden brown and fragrant. 
  7. Let granola cool completely, then use your hands to break into large clusters.


Notes

  • Store in an airtight container. Can be kept at room temperature.

Keywords: cinnamon toast crunch granola, healthy granola, vegan, gluten free