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Pumpkin pie oatmeal with homemade cranberry granola

There is no better way to start your day than a giant bowl of oatmeal. It's even better when it's made with pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice. We then topped it with a handful of homemade cranberry granola. You're never going to want to skip breakfast again!

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Pumpkin pie oatmeal recipe

Serves 2 to 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar (more or less depending on desired sweetness)

Directions:

  1. In a medium-size pot, add all ingredients.
  2. Bring to a slight boil and stir until the liquid has cooked down and oatmeal reaches desired consistency.
  3. Remember to stir constantly so you do not scorch the milk.
  4. Top oatmeal with cranberry granola.
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Cranberry granola recipe

Yields about 2 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice (100% juice not juice cocktail)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 cups rolled oats (old-fashioned)
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup dried chopped cranberries

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat liner, set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, add maple syrup, brown sugar, cranberry juice and pumpkin pie spice. Cook over low heat until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is slightly warm.
  3. In a large bowl, add oats, almonds, walnuts and salt.
  4. Pour maple mixture over the oats and toss.
  5. Spread oat mixture onto the prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Add in dried cranberries, toss and bake for another 15 minutes.
  7. Cool and sprinkle over oatmeal or yogurt.

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