Apple Cinnamon Walnut Granola

Apple Cinnamon Walnut Granola

Looking for a flavorful and easy snack or breakfast option? This Apple Cinnamon Walnut Granola is the perfect recipe for you! This granola is a blend of crunchy oats, sweet dried apples, healthy fats from the walnuts, coconut oil and medicinal Ceylon Cinnamon.

Benefits of Ceylon Cinnamon

Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) offers some impressive health benefits including promotion of brain health, circulatory stimulant, immune support, digestive support, heart health, and eye health.

It is full of antioxidants, which helps prevent damage from free radicals.

Ceylon cinnamon also contains vitamins and minerals including manganese, beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin k, zinc, potassium and magnesium.

Now let's get on with the recipe

Step by Step Instructions 

First start by gathering all your ingredients

Then add all your ingredients to a large mixing bowl.

Mix until combined

Place and spread the mixture on a lined baking sheet and bake at 250° stir every 15 min for 1 to 1½ hours.

Take it out of the oven and let cool

Then enjoy!!


  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • ½ cup rice bran
  • ½ cup flax seeds
  • ½ cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup dried apples, chopped
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (or 4 Herbal Roots Ceylon cinnamon capsules)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Preparation:
  • Preheat your oven to 250°F (120°C).
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  1.   Combining Ingredients:
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients: rolled oats, rice bran, flax seeds, chopped dried apples, chopped walnuts, ground cinnamon, and ground nutmeg. 
  • Pour the honey, maple syrup, and coconut oil over the dry ingredients in the mixing bowl.
  • Using a spatula or wooden spoon, stir well until all the dry ingredients are evenly coated in the wet ingredients.
  1.   Baking:  

   - Spread the granola mixture evenly onto the prepared baking sheet.

   - Bake in the preheated oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes to ensure even browning.

  1.   Cooling and Storing:

   - Once the granola is golden brown and crisp, remove it from the oven and let it cool completely on the baking sheet.

   - Once cooled, transfer the granola to an airtight container.

  1.   Enjoying:

   - Serve the Apple Cinnamon Walnut Granola with your favorite yogurt, milk, or enjoy it as a crunchy snack on its own.


This recipe is so easy to make and you can customize your granola by adding your favorite dried fruits, seeds, and spices. I recommend elderberry or hawthorn, which you can use from the capsules like I did with the cinnamon capsules. With its irresistible flavor and crunch, this granola is sure to become a staple in your pantry. Make a big batch and enjoy it throughout the week for a nutritious and satisfying treat.  Enjoy your homemade Apple Cinnamon Walnut Granola!

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