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Healthy Chocolate Granola Recipe

This Healthy Chocolate Granola recipe is a low sugar treat that’s perfect for breakfast, dessert, and snacking! It’s made with oats, nuts, cocoa powder, and maple syrup.

Prep: 10Cook: 30Total: 40 minutes
Yield 6 cups 1x


  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup finely chopped nuts (I’ve used almonds and walnuts)
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chocolate chips or 2 chocolate bars chopped
  • optional: flake sea salt on top


  1. Preheat oven to 325F and line baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. In a large bowl, mix together oats, nuts, coconut flakes, and salt.
  3. In a saucepan, heat coconut sugar, cocoa powder, maple syrup and coconut oil over medium heat. Let cook for 3-4 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
  4. Turn off heat and add in vanilla.
  5. Pour saucepan mixture onto oat mixture and stir until combined.
  6. Pour onto baking sheet and press into flat sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes total.
  7. Once fully baked, top with chocolate chips immediately. Stick back in oven for 5 minutes until chips are melted. Stir granola, letting melted chocolate cover all of the granola.
  8. Let cool for one hour before breaking apart.
  9. Store in pantry for up to two weeks.
Author: Erin MorrisseyCategory: snack, breakfastMethod: bakeCuisine: american