- 3/4 Cup Chopped Walnut Pieces
4 Cups Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats
8 tablespoons (1stick) Unsalted Butter
1/3 Cup Pure Maple Syrup OR Honey
1 Teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place a rack in the center. Place walnuts and oats in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine.
In a medium saucepan, melt butter and add maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and salt, stirring well to combine. Pour butter mixture over oats and walnut mixture and stir well to coat. Stir well to thoroughly combine.
Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour granola into prepared sheet pan and spread evenly using a rubber spatula. Place in oven and bake, stirring once, until golden, about 20-25 minutes. Remove pan from oven and allow to cool completely. Store in an airtight container up to 1 week.
To serve, place granola in a cereal bowl and top with milk or YOGURT.