Festive granola
Waitrose and Partners

Festive granola

You’ll find just the right balance of Christmassy flavours in this lightly spiced granola. Enjoy it year-round with yogurt and fresh or frozen fruit – or just nibble straight from the jar.

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  • Makes8
  • CourseBreakfast
  • Prepare15 mins
  • Cook30 mins
  • Total time45 mins
  • Pluscooling

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  • 150g rolled oats
  • 150g jumbo oats
  • 70g dried cranberries
  • 70g dried cherries
  • 70g blanched hazelnuts, roughly chopped
  • 50g flaked almonds
  • 100ml maple syrup
  • 150ml avocado oil (or mild olive oil)
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • tsp mixed spice
  • 1 orange, zest
  • ½ tsp sea salt flakes


  1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, cranberries, cherries and nuts. In a jug, mix the maple syrup, oil, vanilla paste, mixed spice, orange zest and salt. Pour over the dry ingredients and mix well.

  2. Tip the mixture into a non-stick roasting tin, spread out and put in the oven for 15 minutes. Remove and stir, then return to the oven for 10-15 minutes until golden. Allow to cool before decanting into airtight sterilised jars or pots; store for up to 1 week at room temperature.


Typical values per item when made using specific products in recipe


2,057kJ/ 494kcals



Saturated Fat












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