Harvey House Granola


  • 9 oz or 3 cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats (not quick oats)
  • 4 oz or 1 cup Raw sliced almonds (from Trader Joe's) can substitute slivered almonds if raw sliced are not available.
  • 1 cup Cashews – make sure not too salted!
  • 3/4 cup Shredded unsweeted coconut (you can also use sweetened)
  • 3 oz or 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp Dark brown sugar (must be dark brown not light brown)
  • 4 1/2 oz or 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp Pure maple syrup or a combination of algave syrup (recommended 50/50 split)
  • 1 3/4 oz or 1/4 cup Vegetable oil
  • 3/4 tsp Salt (If nuts have salt, omit or reduce salt)
  • 1 cup Raisins or dried cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees
  2. In a large bowl combine and evenly distrubute the oats, nuts, coconut and brown sugar. 
  3. In another bowl, combine maple syrup, oil, and salt.
  4. Combine both mixtures and spread onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Cook for 45 minutes, remove from oven, cool for 15 minutes, flip by placing a sheet of parchment paper on top of cooled granola followed by a cookie sheet and turning over.   Remove the parchment paper now on top and return to the oven for another 40 to 45 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and transfer into a large bowl. Add raisins or dried cranberries and break up to the desired  constitency (with clumps or fine).