With 5 ingredients this easy recipe for Crock-Pot Maple and Pecan Granola is a fun way to make your own healthy granola. Sweetened with real maple syrup! Serve with milk as a breakfast cereal, sprinkle on your morning yogurt or eat out of the jar as a crunchy snack!
Crock-Pot Maple and Pecan Granola
Making your own granola in your slow cooker is a fun project and the end result is a delicious crunchy breakfast treat that you can eat with the milk of your choice (cow’s milk, almond milk, cashew milk, coconut milk, hemp milk, etc) or use it to top your morning yogurt.
To be honest though my favorite way to eat granola is straight from the jar as a crunchy snack!
This recipe for granola is full of crunchy pecans and is sweetened nicely with real maple syrup. Feel free to use this recipe as a base and add your favorite granola add-ins.
Suggested Granola Add-Ins:
- Dried cranberries
- Dried apples
- Walnuts, almonds, cashews or whatever your favorite nuts are
- Pumpkin or sunflower seeds
Really mix in whatever floats your boat!
When cooking granola in the slow cooker you do need to sort of watch it and give it a stir every now and then to make sure that the granola cooks evenly and does not burn along the sides or bottom. So, plan on making this granola when you have a little bit of time to “babysit” the crock.