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:

685 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber

Daily value:

34%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 28g 42%
  • Carbs 99g 33%
  • Saturated 12g 58%
  • Fiber 11g 45%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 41g
  • Monounsaturated 10g
  • Polyunsaturated 4g
  • Protein 17g 33%
  • Cholesterol 31mg 10%
  • Sodium 302mg 13%
  • Calcium 101mg 10%
  • Magnesium 193mg 48%
  • Potassium 562mg 16%
  • Iron 5mg 27%
  • Zinc 4mg 25%
  • Phosphorus 494mg 71%
  • Vitamin A 118µg 13%
  • Vitamin C 3mg 5%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 42%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 16%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 7%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 7%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 53µg 13%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 3mg 17%
  • Vitamin K 3µg 3%
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