Back to School Chocolate Granola

Renée G.


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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10 Min
40 Min


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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

How to Make Back to School Chocolate Granola


  • 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.

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About Back to School Chocolate Granola

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

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