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Pecan Pie Granola

If I had to pick a favorite dessert it would have to be pecan pie.  I love the sticky sweet filling and the crunchy baked pecans, but I never eat the crust.  Which is funny because with fruit pies I only eat the crust and leave the filling.  I have pie problems.

I took my favorite flavors from traditional pecan pie and created this chewy granola.  I’ve just been eating it by the handful, but it would also be good with milk or yogurt.  YUM.  Any excuse to have “dessert” for breakfast is ok with me.

Pecan Pie Granola

5 from 1 vote
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 551kcal
Author: Emily Grace

Ingredients

  • 2 cups oats
  • 1/2 cup Karo light syrup
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Instructions

  • Combine Karo, vanilla, butter, and brown sugar in a saucepan over low heat.
  • Cook until mixture is melted and combined, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Pour mixture over oats and pecans on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
  • Allow to cool and break up large pieces as needed.

Nutrition

Calories: 551kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 266mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2.4mg
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Leah

Saturday 12th of July 2014

This looks so yummy! I love pecans and I really enjoy granola with yogurt. I am definitely going to try this...pinned for later!

Aubri

Monday 25th of November 2013

I have just ventured into making my own granola and this looks like an amazing flavor! Thanks for sharing!

Chrystal M.

Monday 25th of November 2013

Pecan Pie is the 2nd best (Pumpkin Pie is my top spot) but I have not been able to really eat it because its just not good for me. I like how this recipe includes some oats and has portion control. Everything in moderation!

Julia

Sunday 24th of November 2013

Yum! I'll just use maple syrup when I try this. What a great idea for granola!

Dawn @ Words Of Deliciousness

Sunday 10th of November 2013

I love pecan pie, so I am sure that I would love this granola too. You have great pictures.

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