Must Try This Christmas-Vegan Apple Pie Spice Granola (Recipe Inside)
Christmas is just around the corner and that means the sweet tooth is on the loose. The holidays always make me crave my favorite dessert : Vegan apple pie spice granola. Soft tart apples, sticky cinnamon glaze, and a flaky buttery crust. Unfortunately, for me pie is not an everyday breakfast food. Granola is the prefect way to take your favorite dessert and turn it in to a sweet breakfast. This granola is so easy to make and a convenient pantry staple because you can store it for a fast go to snack. I love this granola because it’s oil free and no refined sugar. So you can cure your sweet tooth without the added processed sugar. It’s perfect as a cereal, to top your morning yogurt, or to simply eat by the handful. Vegan Apple pie spice granola all the way!
Vegan Apple Pie Spice Granola
- 3 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
- 1 cup raw chopped pecans
- 1/2 cup date sugar
- 2 tsp apple pie spice
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
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Directions to make vegan apple pie spice granola:
- Heat oven to 325 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, mix oats and pecans.
- In a saucepan, whisk together maple syrup, date sugar, water, and apple pie spice. Bring to a low boil.
- Remove from heat and whisk in baking soda. When it begins to foam, pour over oat and pecan mixture. Mix thoroughly to ensure oats and pecans are completely coated.
- Pour out on to parchment lined baking sheet and spread evenly.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
- Remove baking sheet from oven and toss granola mixture.
- Place back in to the oven and bake for an additional 20 minutes.
- Let cool for 15-20 minutes. Granola will start to harden as it cools.
- Serve over vegan yogurt or pour your favorite plant milk on top for a sweet breakfast.
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