Maple Pecan Date Granola

Developed by Megan Roosevelt, the Healthy Grocery Girl

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour

Maple Pecan Date Granola
1/2 cup Sunsweet® Pitted Dates 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 1/2 cups gluten free rolled (old fashioned) oats 3/4 cup pecans 1/3 cup hemp hearts 1/4 cup ground flax seeds 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 cup Sunsweet® Chopped Dates

Preheat oven to 275°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place pitted dates in a small bowl and fill with water warm, let soak for 15 minutes. Transfer soaked dates and ⅓ cup of the soaking liquid to a high-speed blender with maple syrup, coconut oil and pumpkin pie spice; blend until smooth. Stir together oats, pecans, hemp hearts, ground flax and sea salt in a large bowl. Add the blended date mixture and stir until well mixed. Spread about a ½-inch thick on prepared baking sheet. Bake for one hour, stirring every 15 minutes.

Remove from oven and stir in chopped dates; let cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Makes 10 servings.

Nutritional Information
  • Total Servings 10
  • Serving Size 1/10
  • Calories per serving 210
  • Fat 11g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 4mg
  • Carbohydrates 26g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 13g
  • Protein 5g
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Products Used in This Recipe
Chopped Dates