1. Preheat oven to 350° and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl, combine oats, sesame seeds, almonds, salt, and spices. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, honey, and vanilla. Add oil mixture to oat mixture and stir to combine well. Spread mixture evenly in lined pan.
3. Bake granola, stirring every 10 minutes, until light brown and fragrant, 30 to 35 minutes total. Let cool in the pan, then stir in cherries.
Make ahead: Up to 3 weeks, stored airtight.