Chocolate Cherry Granola

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Ingredients

  • 4 Cups  old-fashioned large flaked oats
  • 1 Cup  slivered almonds
  • 1 Teaspoon  kosher salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup  melted butter
  • 1/2 Cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 Cup  honey
  • 1 Teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 3/4 Cups  dried cherries
  • 3/4 Cups  dark chocolate chunks

What can be better than chocolate at breakfast? This recipe adds chunks of it into granola so you're not only starting off your day on a right note, but a decadent one. 

Directions

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, combine the oats, almonds, salt, and cinnamon. In a small bowl, combine melted butter, brown sugar, honey, and vanilla. Whisk well and pour over oat mixture. Toss to combine and spread the granola on prepared baking sheet.

Bake for 20 minutes, stir carefully and then continue to bake for another 15 minutes. Remove from the oven, transfer to a large bowl, and let cool 5 minutes. Add the dried cherries and chocolate chunks, mixing to combine. Cool completely and store at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 1 week. 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

682 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

34%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 222g 342%
  • Carbs 790g 263%
  • Saturated 92g 461%
  • Fiber 95g 380%
  • Trans 4g
  • Sugars 331g
  • Monounsaturated 80g
  • Polyunsaturated 33g
  • Protein 135g 269%
  • Cholesterol 244mg 81%
  • Sodium 2,404mg 100%
  • Calcium 787mg 79%
  • Magnesium 1,536mg 384%
  • Potassium 4,303mg 123%
  • Iron 39mg 218%
  • Zinc 31mg 204%
  • Phosphorus 3,954mg 565%
  • Vitamin A 785µg 87%
  • Vitamin C 29mg 48%
  • Thiamin (B1) 5mg 342%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 133%
  • Niacin (B3) 12mg 58%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 58%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 427µg 107%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 3%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 29mg 147%
  • Vitamin K 87µg 108%
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