Decadent Chocolate Granola

Perfect for a filling and quick breakfast, this granola packs a punch of chocolate and sweetness. Let’s learn how to make it.

Decadent Chocolate Granola

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 513kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 6 ½ tbsp wheat germ
  • 1/3 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1/3 cup coconut flakes
  • 2/3 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 3 tbsp dark chocolate chunks chopped

Instructions

  • Assemble and check your ingredients.
  • Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  • Toss rolled oats, salt, wheat germ, cinnamon powder, and coconut flakes in a large mixing bowl.
  • In a small bowl, add vanilla extract, olive oil, and honey. Mix until well combined. Add this mixture to the rolled oats mixture.
  • Spread the granola to the baking sheet and place inside the oven. Bake for 35 minutes or until toasted. Stir halfway through to cook evenly.
  • Now, add raisins right away and toss until well combined. Allow it to cool.
  • Lastly, add the chocolate chunks and toss it with granola.

Nutrition

Calories: 513kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 4mg

Notes & Tips

  • Make sure to place on the middle rack to avoid burning.
  • Do not add the chocolate if the granola is still hot, it may become a mess.
  • Let the granola cool down before adding them to storage containers to avoid moisture which can breed harmful bacteria over time.
  • Using parchment paper or another non-stick cover is vital to avoid sticking.
  • It’s easy to switch up the spices like using nutmeg or coconut oil in this if you want to switch it up.
  • Adding freeze dried fruits like blueberries or raspberries are a good way to add more fiber.

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