Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

5 from 1 vote

Dark chocolate, peanut butter and chocolate get married in this delicious and healthy granola! Perfect for snacking or breakfast, it’s vegan, dairy free, gluten free and made with no butter, no oil and no sugar!

I’m always looking for creative snacks that can pass for breakfast, such as blueberry breakfast cake, flourless breakfast bars, and this chocolate peanut butter granola! 

As someone who enjoys breakfast, I need to constantly switch it up to keep things exciting. I went through a huge oatmeal phase and as expected, got burnt out super fast. Instead of changing up the flavors, I opted to combine my favorite flavor combination (chocolate and peanut butter) into a cereal-like recipe.

This healthy chocolate peanut butter granola absolutely fits the bill and perfect for breakfast or a healthy snack! 

healthy chocolate peanut butter granola recipe

How to make chocolate peanut butter granola

Step 1- Preheat the oven to 180C/350F and line a large baking tray with parchment paper.

Step 2- In a large mixing bowl, combine your rolled oats, nuts and salt and mix well. 

Step 3- In a microwave-safe bowl or stovetop, combine your peanut butter with maple syrup and heat until warm and melted. Whisk together until combined.

Step 4- Combine your wet an dry ingredients and mix very well, until fully incorporated.

Step 5- Transfer the granola mixture onto the lined pan and spread out on an even layer. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until the edges are going slightly golden brown. Remove from the oven, mix around, and add chocolate chips. Place back in the oven and bake for an extra 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.

Step 6- Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely. Once cool, break apart into clusters. Add in pretzels, extra nuts or seeds of choice. 

Can you make the granola without peanut butter?

Easily make this chocolate peanut butter granola without peanut butter.

Almond butter and sunflower seed butter are both fantastic substitutions, along with smooth tahini.

As long as your nut or seed butter is smooth and drippy (and unsweetened), it generally will work well. 

How to make chocolate peanut butter granola gluten-free

Easily make this granola 100% gluten-free!

Simply ensure you use certified gluten-free rolled oats and ensure any mix-ins you choose are also gluten-free. 

Storing chocolate peanut butter granola 

Healthy chocolate peanut butter granola should be stored at room temperature, in a sealed container. The granola will keep fresh for up for 2 months. 

Easy healthy chocolate peanut butter granola recipe

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Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Recipe

Dark chocolate, peanut butter and chocolate get married in this delicious and healthy granola! Perfect for snacking or breakfast, it's vegan, dairy free, gluten free and made with no butter, no oil and no sugar!
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours 22 minutes
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Arman

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F. Line a large oven tray with baking paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the rolled oats, salt and nuts.
  • In a small saucepan or microwave-safe bowl, heat the nut butter of choice with the syrup until it just begins to bubble. Add the liquid mixture to the dry mixture and combine until fully incorporated.
  • Spread out the granola mixture evenly on the lined oven tray and bake for 10-12 minutes (depending on the oven) until the edges start to go slightly golden. Remove from the oven and stir through several tablespoons of the chocolate chips of choice. Place back in the oven and continue to bake until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and stir through remaining chocolate and allow to cool completely. Once cooled, break up the granola and add the mix-ins of choice and store in an airtight container.

Notes

Constantly keep an eye on your oven temperature throughout, as oven times differ.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 7g | Potassium: 4mg | Fiber: 4g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.7mg | NET CARBS: 14g
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Comments

93 thoughts on “Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

  1. Nope, I don’t eat it for breakfast either. I snack on it. And in fact, I have never made it, because I have a friend that opened a granola business and I buy hers. Actually now I am craving it, thanks to you. I might have to make a batch of my own too.

  2. Looks totally yummy, but I will not make this granola! Because if I do, it will be gone in a flash and I will not be the better for it. But maybe I could make it for someone else and having a shipping box at hand, so that I am compelled to make sure it gets out of the house pronto.

  3. sweet and salty is where it’s at. granola and milk, also where it’s at. granola for dinner? pretty sure that has happened here, more than once. rarely for breakfast, you are right!

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