Double Chocolate Coconut Granola
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Double Chocolate Coconut Granola

Double Chocolate Coconut Granola is a healthy, tasty, easy to prepare portable snack. No added refined sugars and loaded with a chocolatey, coconutty flavor also perfect as a topping.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: Stephanie

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2/3 cup almond butter I used crunchy
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups Gluten free old fashioned oats
  • 3 tbsp. cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 2 tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • dash of salt
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Line large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Meanwhile melt coconut oil over low heat for about a minute till liquid.
  • In medium bowl mash banana, add almond butter, vanilla extract and coconut oil and combine well.
  • In separate large mixing bowl add oats, cocoa powder, hemp seeds, coconut flakes, cinnamon, & salt and mix.
  • Pour wet ingredients in with dry and mix until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Spread evenly out on baking pan and place in preheated oven.
  • Bake 15 minutes, remove from oven stir.
  • Continue to bake another 15 minutes, remove from oven and move around again.
  • Return to oven for another 5-8 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  • Allow to cool thoroughly before storing.

Notes

can easily be made Vegan using vegan chips.
Allow to cool at least 45 minutes to an hour before storing.
Allowing the chocolate chips to melt into the granola really gives it that nice chunkiness(hubby loves his granola chunky).
Can add any additional chocolate chips later if you prefer.