Stovetop granola in Ten minutes

Make your own delicious and nutritious granola in just five minutes on the stovetop with this easy recipe. Perfect for a quick and healthy breakfast or snack.
This recipe for stovetop granola in five minutes is one of my household vegan breakfast favorites. It is nutritious, easy to make, and extremely delicious.

About this recipe

When you think of making granola, you probably envision slow baking and long oven recipes. However, that’s not the case anymore. This stovetop granola only takes ten minutes to make. It’s a quick, healthy breakfast option without added sugars or other unhealthy ingredients.

ingredients to prepare granola


Oil, spices, oats, nuts, seeds, and maple syrup. It’s important to use the ingredients you love the most or have on hand for this granola recipe.

Granola on the skillet

How to make stovetop granola

Heat a large cast-iron pan over medium heat. Add coconut oil, oats, and maple syrup, mixing until the oats are no longer sticky. Add cinnamon, coconut flakes, dried fruit, and pumpkin seeds. Remove from heat, and add chia seeds.

Once cooled, store in tightly sealed jars in the cupboard.

tips for the best stovetop granola

  • Use this recipe as a guide; add or skip nuts, seeds, or dried fruit. Include only the ingredients you love.
  • Add them if you love dried cherries; don’t use them if you can’t handle raisins.
  • When purchasing dried fruit, always choose the one with no added sugar. The label should only list dried fruit in the ingredients.
  • You can serve this stovetop granola with homemade almond milk, oat milk, etc.
  • I do believe that if we start our mornings nurturing (good, healthy breakfast), our bodies, minds (affirmations), and souls (music-happiness), we are ready to go out the door and have a fantastic day. Don’t you?
  • This granola is perfect for school lunches. Put a bit in a container and send a yogurt on the side.
  • Here are other ideas for healthy, delicious, vegan breakfasts: vegan chilaquiles with red sauce, smoothie bowl, gluten-free kimchi avocado toast, rolled oats blender pancakes, or baked oats with a pumpkin spice mix.

Ways to Use This Homemade Granola

  • Breakfast Bowl: Top your yogurt or smoothie bowl with a handful of granola.
  • Snacks: Enjoy it as a crunchy, on-the-go snack.
  • Dessert Topping: Sprinkle over ice cream or baked apples for extra texture and flavor.
  • Baking: Use as a crunchy layer in parfaits or a topping for muffins and bread.

Stovetop granola in ten minutes

Alejandra Graf
Make your own delicious and nutritious granola in just five minutes on the stovetop with this easy recipe. Perfect for a quick and healthy breakfast or snack.
5 de 7 votos
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Plant-based cusine
Servings 8 people
Calories 318 kcal


  • 1 Non-stick skillet


  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or any other dried fruit
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds


  • Place a large cast-iron pan on the stove over medium heat.
  • Add coconut oil, oats, and maple syrup to the pan. Stir until the mixture is well-coated and no longer sticky (about 3 minutes).
  • Add the ground cinnamon, coconut flakes, dried fruit, and pumpkin seeds. Continue stirring for about 2 minutes, or until the coconut flakes start to brown.
  • Remove the pan from heat. Stir in the chia seeds and any additional ingredients you desire.
  • Allow the mixture to cool completely before transferring it to tightly sealed jars. Store in a cupboard.


Choose the Right Pan

Use a large cast-iron pan for even heat distribution and optimal roasting. Avoid overcrowding the pan to ensure every ingredient gets properly toasted. If making a larger batch, it’s better to do it in smaller portions.

How to Make Stovetop Granola Crunchy

  • Even Roasting: Stir continuously to ensure even roasting and prevent burning.
  • Cool Completely: Allow the granola to cool completely before storing, as it will become crunchier as it cools.
  • Extra Crunch: Add crunchy mix-ins like nuts or seeds to retain their texture at the end of cooking.

How to Store

  • Cool Completely: Allow the granola to cool completely after cooking. This prevents moisture from getting trapped, which can make the granola soggy.
  • Airtight Containers: Transfer the cooled granola to airtight containers or jars. This helps to keep the granola crisp and prevents it from absorbing any moisture from the air.
  • Cool, Dry Place: Store the containers in a cool, dry place like a cupboard or pantry. Avoid storing near heat sources or in humid areas, as this can affect the texture and flavor.
  • Portion Control: For easy access, you can divide the granola into smaller portions and store in individual containers or resealable bags. This is especially handy for on-the-go snacks or quick breakfast options.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 318kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 7gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.01gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 284mgFiber: 8gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 275IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 75mgIron: 3mg
Keyword easy breakfast, granola en trozos, healthy homemade granola, vegan breakfast


Nutritional information of this recipe is only an estimate, the accuracy for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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