Recipes and Cooking Nut-Coconut Granola 5.0 (1) Mom was right! Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, even when your grown up. Toss together this amazing paleo nut-coconut granola. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on May 17, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 30 mins Bake Time: 35 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 5 mins Servings: 9 Yield: 4 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup 100% apple juice 2 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoon coconut oil 2 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup almonds 1 cup pecans ½ cup raw cashews ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas) 1 cup unsweetened raw chip coconut ½ cup snipped dried cherries or unsulfured dried apricots, and/or unsulfured golden raisins (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 300°F. Line a 15x10-inch baking pan with parchment paper. In a small saucepan bring apple juice to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until reduced to 1/4 cup. Stir in honey, oil, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon. In a bowl combine nuts and pumpkin seeds. Working in batches, in a food processor cover and pulse nut mixture until broken into smaller pieces, adding coconut at the end to break up slightly. (Some nuts will remain nearly whole.) Transfer to a large bowl. Drizzle with juice mixture; toss to coat. Spread in prepared baking pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden, stirring two or three times. Using parchment paper, lift granola out of pan; cool on a wire rack. If desired, stir in dried fruit. Store at room temperature up to 2 weeks. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 355 Calories 31g Fat 17g Carbs 9g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 9 Calories 355 % Daily Value * Total Fat 31g 40% Saturated Fat 9g 45% Sodium 129mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Total Sugars 9g Protein 9g Vitamin C 8.3mg 42% Calcium 59mg 5% Iron 2.3mg 13% Potassium 311mg 7% Folate, total 15.9mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.