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:

634 calories

Dietary restrictions:

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

Daily value:

32%

Servings:

8
  • Fat 219g 337%
  • Carbs 694g 231%
  • Saturated 92g 460%
  • Fiber 86g 343%
  • Trans 4g
  • Sugars 250g
  • Protein 132g 263%
  • Cholesterol 244mg 81%
  • Sodium 2,400mg 100%
  • Calcium 759mg 76%
  • Magnesium 1,513mg 378%
  • Potassium 4,021mg 115%
  • Iron 38mg 212%
  • Zinc 30mg 200%
  • Phosphorus 3,913mg 559%
  • Vitamin A 2,841IU 57%
  • Vitamin C 0mg 1%
  • Thiamin (B1) 5mg 334%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 113%
  • Niacin (B3) 10mg 50%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 46%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 418µg 105%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 3%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 27mg 136%
  • Vitamin K 15µg 19%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 79g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 32g
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