Honey Nut Steel-Cut Granola

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4.5 from 11 reviews

Yes! You can totally make granola with steel-cut oats! This Honey Nut Steel-Cut Granola is packed full of flavor and healthy nuts and will make you forget all about rolled oats in your granola!




  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl combine steel-cut oats, nuts, cinnamon and sea salt.
  3. In a separate bowl combine coconut oil, applesauce, honey and vanilla.
  4. Stir wet ingredients into dry and mix until combined.
  5. Spread granola over a parchment or silicone-lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 20 mins.
  7. Remove from oven and flip and the bake for another 20 mins.
  8. Remove from oven once again, flip and then bake for another 15 mins.
  9. Remove from oven and flatten granola with the back of a spatula.
  10. LET SIT FOR ONE HOUR. Do not try to move granola off tray.
  11. After an hour, you can take the granola and break it up into clusters.
  12. Combine with raisins.
  13. Keep in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks (if it ever lasts that long…)