A delicious recipe of Homemade Skillet Granola from The Camp & Cabin Cookbook. This recipe is perfect for breakfast, snaking, and even dessert!
My friend Laura from Family Spice released her new cookbook early this summer and it is the PERFECT outdoor cooking book. Not only is the book visually appealing (think coffee table decor), it also contains 100 fabulous recipes ranging from skillet breakfasts to campfire s'mores, and literally covers every meal.
Whether you are camping for the weekend, hosting a birthday bbq at the beach, or tailgating before your favorite game, you do not have to sacrifice a good meal because you are not in front of the stove. This book shows you exactly how to set up your perfect temporary outdoor kitchen and gives you the tools and recipes to make a delicious meal.
This is the perfect cookbook for the adventurous soul that loves the outdoors, or for people like me that want a good meal wherever you are!
Now, lets talk about this Homemade Skillet Granola. Most people don't realize how easy granola is to make. Compared to the store-bought granola, the homemade version costs a fraction to make.
I usually use the oven when making my granola, but was eager to try out this version. The oil and heat from the skillet really brings out the flavors of the nuts and spreads their oils all over the oats. It is fantastic and the perfect recipe to take on long hikes, enjoy in a filling yogurt parfait (as done in the photos), or to just have on hand to snack on. Make an extra batch or two and gift it to friends with their own copy of the book!
Pick up a copy for yourself and you friends. It will make a great Christmas gift! Enjoy!
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
- ¼ cup chopped pistachios
- ¼ cup almond slices
- ¼ cup chopped walnuts
- ¼ cup raisins
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Prepare the fire for medium-high heat. Place the grill plate over the flames.
Heat a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over hot flame and then add olive oil.
Add the oats and nuts and cook until toasted, 2 to 3 minutes, stirring as they cook. You will smell the nuts as the heat releases their oils.
Stir in remaining ingredients and cook for 1 more minute.
Remove from the heat and allow the granola to cool in the skillet.
Serve alone or with yogurt.
You can also use coconut, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, and pecans. For dried fruit alternatives, chop dried apricots or use dried cranberries, cherries, or blueberries.