You are here: Home » Recipes » Maple Granola with Cranberries and Almonds Maple Granola with Cranberries and Almonds Kitchen Tested Yield 5 cups Prep 5 mins Cook 35 mins Homemade granola is tastier and cheaper than store-bought. PrintEmail Measure the oil into a measuring cup and swirl it around to coat the inside of the cup. Pour it into the saucepan and then measure the maple syrup into the cup -- slides out like a charm. Ingredients 4 cups old-fashioned oats (1 pound)1/2 cup sliced almonds1/3 cup canola oil1/2 cup maple syrup1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Cooking spray2/3 cup dried cranberries Instructions Preheat oven to 325F. Combine oats and almonds in a large bowl. Combine oil, maple syrup and cinnamon in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Pour over oat mixture and mix to combine. Spread evenly in a roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until golden brown. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Stir in cranberries. Recipe by Jean Kressy.