Tropical Skillet Granola

For a coconutty flavor, choose unrefined coconut oil (also labeled Extra-Virgin or Virgin). Want a milder taste? Go for refined.
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Tropical Granola

Recipe by Sarah Tenaglia

Start to Finish: 25 minutes

Servings: Makes 4 cups


  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil

  • 2 tbsp. pure maple syrup

  • 2 tbsp. (packed) brown sugar

  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground allspice

  • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats

  • 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut

  • 1/2 cup roasted salted macadamia nuts

  • 1 cup mixed dried tropical fruits (such as banana, pineapple, or mango)


In large nonstick skillet, cook oil, syrup, sugar, and allspice over medium-high until sugar melts, 2 minutes. Add oats, coconut, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Cook, stirring, until toasted, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in nuts. Transfer to baking sheet and let cool. Stir in fruit.