Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

This homemade Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola is delicious on its own or with yogurt or fruit. Make yourself a batch with just a few simple ingredients. If you are gluten sensitive you can substitute for gluten-free oats.

Ingredients

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup chopped peanuts 
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chunks

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325ºF and line a baking sheet parchment paper
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, peanuts, and salt.
  3. Then in a small saucepan, heat the sugar, cocoa powder, syrup or honey, peanut butter, and oil over medium heat. Cook until the sugar is dissolved, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Once cooked, turn off the heat and stir in the vanilla.
  5. Add the saucepan mixture into the oats and combine well. Coat the oats completely.
  6. Add the granola onto a baking sheet and press it into the sheet. Place the granola in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  7. Once the granola has fully baked, top with half of the chocolate chunks.
  8. Place the granola back in the oven and bake for 2-3 minutes or until the chunks have melted.
  9. Remove granola from the oven and stir the granola well into the melted chocolate. Allow it to cool for at least 30 minutes before breaking it apart. Once cool, add in the remaining chocolate chunks and some more chopped peanuts if desired.
  10. Store in the pantry for up to two weeks.

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