Slow-Cooker Coconut Granola

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours + cooling


6 cups

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Here's a versatile treat with a taste of the tropics. Change the recipe up a bit by using dried pineapples or other tropical fruits instead of cherries. —Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Slow-Cooker Coconut Granola Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup dried cherries


  1. Combine oats, almonds, coconut, cinnamon, ginger and salt in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, whisk together oil and maple syrup. Pour into slow cooker; stir to combine. Cook, covered, on low, stirring occasionally, 3-1/2 to 4 hours. Stir in cherries.
  2. Transfer mixture to a baking sheet; let stand until cool.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Sprinkle this easy granola over yogurt or ice cream.
  • Pack granola in resealable bags for a portable snack throughout the work week.
  • Mix it up and use your favorite dried fruits in this recipe.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1/2 cup: 343 calories, 19g fat (12g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 5g fiber), 6g protein.