Back to School Chocolate Granola

Renée G.

By
@ReneeCooks

Keep a few zip lock baggies of this in a bowl for a quick 'grab & go' snack. It's also good sprinkled over yogurt or ice cream.


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Rating:
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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

½ cup chocolate or carob chips
¼ cup cocoa powder
2 cup rolled oats
1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 cup slivered almonds
pinch of salt
½ cup maple syrup
¼ cup coconut or olive oil
½ tsp vanilla extract
¼ tsp almond extract
¾ cup dried cherries, cranberries or raisins

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 300º F.

2Mix first 6 ingredients together in a large bowl.

3In a medium saucepan, heat the maple syrup and oil until bubbly. Whisk in cocoa powder. Stir in vanilla & almond extracts.

Pour liquid mixture over dry ingredients and stir to thoroughly combine.

Spread mixture over baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 – 12 minutes.

4Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Store in zip log bags or air tight canister.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American