Chocolate-Pecan Pie Granola

Chocolate-Pecan Pie Granola Recipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck


Makes 6 cups
Total time: 1 Hour, 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 5 Minutes


1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup dark corn syrup
1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 cups uncooked regular oats
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
1 1/2 (4-oz.) semisweet chocolate baking bars, chopped


Preheat oven to 325°. Stir together first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Add oats, pecans, and wheat germ, stirring to coat. Spread mixture in a lightly greased 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toasted, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack (about 30 minutes). Stir in chocolate. Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days, or freeze up to 6 months.