Yield: 8 servings

Easy Peanut Butter Granola

Bowl of Easy Peanut Butter Granola cereal topped with sliced bananas, with a fruit and yogurt granola parfait in the background.

Making your own granola cereal is easy, and it's so much cheaper than store-bought! This Easy Peanut Butter Granola is a healthier breakfast cereal option without too much extra fuss!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1/2 cup butter or margerine
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 cups regular (old-fashioned) rolled oats
  • 1 cup 6-grain cereal


  1. Combine first four ingredients in saucepan over medium heat until melted and combined.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil for one minute.  Remove from heat.
  3. In large bowl, combine oats and grain cereal.  Pour in peanut butter mixture, then cinnamon and vanilla.  Stir to combine.
  4. Spread granola mixture out evenly on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 25-30 minutes, being careful to watch around the edges of the pan for scorching.  
  6. Remove from oven.  Let cool for 15 minutes, then use a large spoon or spatula to gently break granola up into small clumps.
  7. Store in an airtight container, or place in gallon-size freezer bags and freeze for later use.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 542Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 289mgCarbohydrates: 71gFiber: 8gSugar: 25gProtein: 12g

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only.

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