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chocolate granola

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Granola


  • Author: Caroline Green, RDN, LD
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Description

Chunky, crunchy, sweet granola with smooth chocolate and freeze-fried raspberries. The perfect combo! Pair with milk, add to yogurt, or snack on its own for some delicious fuel.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups finely chopped nuts (I used a mix of almonds and walnuts)
  • 1/8 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup regular cane sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup, warmed in microwave
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 23 TBSP date syrup or honey
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup freeze-dried raspberries, crushed
  • additional flaky sea salt, for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and set aside a large baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients except freeze-fried raspberries and chocolate chips.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, add all wet ingredients and stir to mix.
  4. Pour wet ingredients into dry mixture, and mix with a wooden spoon until thoroughly combined.
  5. Carefully pour granola mixture onto baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Let cool, then add in chocolate chips and crushed freeze-fried berries.
  7. Enjoy! Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 1 week.

Notes

*to make this recipe gluten free, ensure you use Certified GF Oats such as Bob’s Red Mill

*this recipe is vegan if omitting honey and using vegan chocolate chips

*to make granola CLUSTERS: once you pull out of the oven, DO NOT STIR or touch the granola. Let sit for awhile, then once completely cool, break into large clusters.

  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: Baking

Keywords: gluten free granola, chocolate granola, granola clusters, chocolate raspberry granola