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 220g 339%
  • Carbs 791g 264%
  • Saturated 92g 461%
  • Fiber 89g 356%
  • Trans 4g
  • Sugars 331g
  • Monounsaturated 79g
  • Polyunsaturated 32g
  • Protein 133g 266%
  • Cholesterol 244mg 81%
  • Sodium 2,416mg 101%
  • Calcium 809mg 81%
  • Magnesium 1,541mg 385%
  • Potassium 4,498mg 129%
  • Iron 39mg 216%
  • Zinc 30mg 202%
  • Phosphorus 3,954mg 565%
  • Vitamin A 946µg 105%
  • Vitamin C 24mg 39%
  • Thiamin (B1) 5mg 340%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 131%
  • Niacin (B3) 11mg 56%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 55%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 426µg 106%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 3%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 27mg 134%
  • Vitamin K 22µg 27%
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