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Microwave Granola in a Mug- crispy and toasted just like baked granola. you won’t believe it came from the microwave (gluten free, dairy free, Vegan)
Microwave Granola in a Mug
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
3 mins
Total Time
8 mins

Learn how to make Microwave Granola with results as good or better than baked. And you can make this Mug Granola into a fast, healthy breakfast!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 261 kcal
Author: adapted the recipe from powerhungry.com
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (honey or agave)
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • teaspoons salt*
  • 4 ½ tablespoons rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon dessicated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon pecans , chopped
  1. In the large microwave safe mug, mix the maple syrup, water, oil, salt, oats and nuts until blended.
  2. Microwave for 1 minutes 30 seconds and stir, making sure to stir up any syrup on the bottom of the mug. (timing is based on my 1200W microwave so your timing might vary)
  3. Microwave for 1 minutes longer or until oats are golden brown. You will see them getting golden in color and starting to toast up. Be careful it doesn’t get too hot as it can burn.
  4. Let it stand for 2 to 3 minutes to cool before eating. If you have extra store in an airtight container for 5 days.

Watch the Recipe Video!

Recipe Notes

Cooking time will vary greatly depending on your microwave and the width and depth of the mug. The mugs I use are small, roughly 6oz (¾ /1 cup)

Always keep a close eye on your mug while in the microwave so it doesn’t over flow or over cook.

Add 1 chopped tablespoon of dried fruit once microwaved (e.g., raisins, apricots, cranberries)

⅛ teaspoon is simply a ½ of a ¼ teaspoon

Nutrition Facts
Microwave Granola in a Mug
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 261
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.