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Easy Oil-Free Granola (with lots of crunchy clusters!)

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups 1x


  • 1 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup crispy brown rice cereal
  • 1/4 cup of whatever dry ingredient you love (nuts, seeds, cereal, coconut, quinoa, buckwheat, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup (+1 more tablespoon for extra clusters)


  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  3. Stir to evenly coat all the dry ingredients.
  4. Spread on a baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  5. Press it into a rectangle about 1/4 inch thick.
  6. Bake for 10 mins at 375F until the edges are just staring to brown. Do not stir it.
  7. Remove from the oven. Let it cool for at least 30 mins before stirring or moving or touching.
  8. Then break apart into chunks.
  9. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 125
  • Sugar: 18g
  • Sodium: 64mg
  • Fat: 1.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 3g