Chunky Granola Recipe

This homemade healthy granola recipe is simple to make and produces large chunks. You can add any of your favorite granola flavors to this basic recipe.


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. Himalayan salt
  • 5 cups rolled oats
  • 3 cups total of your favorite add-in flavors (chopped nuts, hemp hearts, chia, dried fruit, shredded coconut, chocolate chunks, etc.)


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a (11×17 inch) baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add the oil, honey, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt to a large bowl. Whisk until sugar is dissolved and oil is well incorporated.
  • Add the oats and your chosen granola flavors. Stir well.
  • Pour the oat mixture onto the baking sheet and spread it out into an even layer. Firmly pack the oat mixture into the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, tossing the oats half way through cooking.
  • Let the granola cool at room temperature for at least one hour.
  • Use a spoon or your hands to break the granola into large chunks.
  • Store at room temperature in a sealed container.


Serving: 1/2 cup | Calories: 166 cal | Carb’s: 24.4g | Protein: 2.5g | Fat: 7.1g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2g

Notes: Nutrition information does not include your added granola flavors.