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Maple-Cinnamon-Pecan Granola with Roasted Chickpeas

This homemade granola with chickpeas is packed with protein and maple-cinnamon flavour. It's perfect as a snack or for sprinkling on yogurt or ice cream.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chickpeas, Homemade Granola, Maple Pecan Granola, pumpkin seeds
Servings: 20 people
Calories: 82kcal


  • 15 oz tin chickpeas
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1 tsp each melted coconut oil and real maple syrup for roasting chickpeas
  • 1 tsp melted coconut oil & 2-3 tbsp maple syrup for baking rest of granola


To Roast Chickpeas in Air Fryer

  • Drain and rinse chickpeas and toss with oil and syrup. Place in pre-heated air fryer at 200º , and roast for 15 minutes, stirring half-way.

To Roast Chickpeas in Oven

  • Drain and rinse chickpeas and toss with oil and syrup. Roast on lined baking sheet at 350º for 30-45 mins, stirring every 10 mins, until toasted and crunchy.

To Bake Remaining Ingredients

  • Place remaining ingredients on baking sheet and drizzle with oil and syrup. Stir/toss well to evenly coat everything.
  • Place in 350º oven and bake for 20 minutes, stirring at the 10-minute mark. If it requires additional time to crisp up, bake longer, checking every 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool. 
  • Mix together with roasted chickpeas.
  • Store, completely cooled, in a sealable plastic container or glass jar.


Calories: 82kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1.1mg