Mocha Granola with Almonds, Chocolate & Vanilla
With a hint of dark chocolate, rich coffee undertones and sweet almonds, honey and vanilla, these crunchy clusters of Mocha Granola pack an irresistible punch!
Breakfast, Dessert, Side Dish
Alaina Bullock - Bullock's Buzz
old-fashioned rolled oats
not the quick oats
any flavor Dunkin' Donuts ground coffee
if using a bold or dark roast, reduce to 1.5 tablespoons
unsweetened cocoa powder
optional, but highly recommended
Preheat the oven to 300°F degrees.
Line a large baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Set aside.
In a large bowl, toss together the oats, slivered almonds, and ground coffee. Set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk together the melted coconut oil and the honey, combining as well as you can.
Next, add the cocoa powder, a dash of salt, and the vanilla extract, mixing until combined.
Pour this mixture over the dry ingredients until all of the oats are covered.
Spread granola mixture onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
Remove from the oven, stir, and return to oven for 10 more minutes.
After the 10 minutes, remove the granola from the oven, and sprinkle the chocolate chips all over it.
Mix around as the chocolate begins to melt.
Let cool completely before eating.
Mocha Granola will stay fresh in a covered container at room temperature for 1-2 weeks.