Easy, Homemade Granola Cereal

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 7 1 cup servings 1x


This easy homemade granola cereal recipe has been a family favorite for as long as I can remember. This healthy granola recipe is sweetened with coconut, honey, brown sugar and cinnamon. You can also pack this up for a snack to enjoy at school as this is also a nut free granola recipe.



  • 4 Cup Regualar rolled oats
  • 11/2 Cup Wheat germ
  • 1 Cup Coconut (sweetened)
  • 1/4 Cup Nonfat dry milk
  • 2 Tablespoon Ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon Brown sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla or almond extract


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Combine all ingredients into a large bowl. 
  3. Stir well. Make sure not to overmix to maintain granola clusters. 
  4. Spread mixture onto two baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, stirring 2-3 times and rotating shelves each time. Cook thoroughly. Granola mixture will have a golden color.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American