Homemade Peanut Butter & Fig Granola
Recipe type: Breakfast, Brunch
Makes: 3 cups of granola (6-12 servings)
Easy homemade granola with chunks of dried figs and a crunchy peanut butter base.
  • 5 tablespoons natural salted creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats (make sure to choose a gluten-free variety if avoiding gluten)
  • 4 dried figs, chopped into small pieces (about the size of a peanut)
  1. Pre-heat oven to 325 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Place peanut butter in a medium-sized heat-proof bowl; microwave for thirty seconds or until peanut butter is slightly melted
  3. Stir in maple syrup, vanilla and cinnamon
  4. Fold in oatmeal and dried figs
  5. Spread granola out onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes and remove granola from oven; toss on pan and place back into oven immediately
  6. Bake 5 – 10 minutes or or until lightly browned and allow to cool
  7. Store in an air-tight container up to two weeks
Recipe by Keep It Sweet Desserts at https://www.keepitsweetdesserts.com/homemade-peanut-butter-fig-granola-gluten-free/