Peanut Butter Chocolate Granola -- This healthy granola recipe is super easy to make and delicious! Chocolate and peanut butter oats baked and mixed with dark chocolate chips and chopped peanuts. Top yogurt parfaits and smoothie bowls with this decadent granola! #granola #breakfast #healthy #snack #vegan #glutenfree #paleo | mindfulavocado

Chocolate and peanut butter oats combined with chopped nuts and dark chocolate chips, this peanut butter chocolate granola recipe is so rich and decadent. Top yogurt parfaits and smoothie bowls with this sweet treat!

Granola is probably one of my favorite things to make in the kitchen. It’s so easy, cheap, healthy, and makes your house smell amazing! What more could you ask for?

I won’t go as far saying this peanut butter chocolate granola tastes like a Reeses, but I will say it’s close to an healthy-ish version of Reese’s Puffs. Naturally vegan and gluten-free, you can’t go wrong with this granola!

ingredients for homemade granola on pink background

Ingredients in homemade granola:

Granola is super forgiving meaning you can adjust the ingredients to your liking or swap things out and the recipe will still yield amazing results.

This recipe includes:

  • Rolled oats
  • Coconut oil
  • Maple syrup
  • Peanut butter
  • Cocoa powder
  • Chocolate chips
  • Peanuts

I even bought most of these ingredients in bulk, meaning you pay by the pound and this can reduce the costs even further. Grocery stores like Whole Foods have a big bulk section.

instructions on how to make homemade granola

How to make peanut butter chocolate granola:

  1. Add all ingredients (except chocolate chips) to a mixing bowl
  2. Spread evenly onto a baking sheet
  3. Bake on 275 for 20 minutes, rotating the pan about 15 minutes in.
  4. Once cooled, stir in chocolate chips

homemade chocolate peanut butter granola in glass mixing bowl

Tips for granola making:

  1. Do not mix when baking. When you turn the granola when baking, you break up the chunks that we all love. Just let it bake and do it’s thing.
  2. Bake low and slow. The oven temperature should be low and the cook time is longer. This allows the granola to bake to crunchy perfection.
  3. Let cool completely. When done baking, let the granola cool completely before transferring or handling. If the granola is still warm, you will break up those precious chunks!

homemade chocolate peanut butter granola on wood board on pink background

Ways to use granola:

  • Top on yogurt, oatmeal, or overnight oats
  • Add to smoothie bowls
  • Healthy snack on the go
  • In a bowl with almond milk, or another plant-based milk topped with banana slices

homemade chocolate peanut butter granola in bowls with bananas on pink background

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Granola

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This delicious granola recipe is super easy to make and healthy! Chocolate and peanut butter oats baked and mixed with dark chocolate chips and chopped peanuts. Top yogurt parfaits and smoothie bowls with this decadent granola!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American, Healthy, Plant Based, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword chocolate granola, healthy homemade granola, vegan granola
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 servings (about 4 cups)
Calories 211kcal
Author Amanda

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup peanuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees Fahrenheit. Adjust oven rack to the middle.
  • Add everything except chocolate chips into a mixing bowl and mix well using a rubber spatula.
  • Spread evenly onto a nonstick baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes on middle rack.
  • Rotate the pan and bake for 5 more minutes. Do not mix granola while baking to achieve chunky granola.
  • Once granola is cooled, stir in chocolate chips. Store leftovers in airtight container. Lasts about 1 week.

Notes

 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving (about 1/4 cup) | Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.6g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12.4g | Saturated Fat: 4.9g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 2.8g | Sugar: 11.1g | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Granola -- This healthy granola recipe is super easy to make and delicious! Chocolate and peanut butter oats baked and mixed with dark chocolate chips and chopped peanuts. Top yogurt parfaits and smoothie bowls with this decadent granola! #granola #breakfast #healthy #snack #vegan #glutenfree #paleo | mindfulavocado
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