Mason Jar Gifts: Christmas Granola

Serves 8

45 Minute Prep Time

By Morgan Shupe on December 23, 2014 , categorized in Breakfast, Snacks

mason jar gifts

This granola is made for anyone who made the Nice list this year. Simply bake granola and divide into mason jars. Tie a recipe to each jar and share with friends who have been on their best behavior.

mason jar gifts


  • ⅓ cup coconut oil, melted
  • ½ cup maple syrup or agave
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 3 cups oats
  • 1 cup oat bran
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup dried cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a mixing bowl combine coconut oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.

  3. In another mixing bowl, combine oats, oat bran, almonds, pecans and cranberries. Toss together with maple mixture.

  4. Pour onto cookie sheet, spreading out evenly.

  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden, stirring every 10 minutes.

  6. Once cool toss with dried cranberries.

  7. Keeps in an airtight container for 2 weeks.

Morgan Shupe

Morgan Shupe is a Vancouver chef, freelance recipe developer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. Her amazingly delicious plant-based recipes for meals and smoothies are well-renowned at the Vega HQ kitchen—where she was formerly Vega’s Chef.