Peanut butter granola made with coconut oil
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Crunchy Peanut Butter Granola

This crunchy, sweet peanut butter granola is seriously addictive!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Granola
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 243kcal
Author Lauren Goslin

Ingredients

  • 2 c. rolled oats
  • 1/4 c. creamy peanut butter I used salted
  • 1/4 c. maple syrup
  • 2 T. coconut oil or butter
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1/8 t. salt
  • 2 T. seeds such as sunflower, sesame, chia, etc., optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
  • In a medium saucepan over low heat, add the oil or butter, peanut butter, and maple syrup.
  • Heat the mixture just until the oil/butter is melted.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in the cinnamon, vanilla, and salt until everything is emulsified.
  • Lastly, stir in the oats and seeds, if using, until the oats are evenly coated.
  • Pat the mixture into a tight square shape on a cookie sheet (this ensures you will get big clusters as opposed to individual oats, if that is your desire).
  • Bake for 25 minutes, untouched.
  • Cool for 15-20 minutes.
  • Break into clusters and enjoy!

Notes

This recipe is based on using coconut oil and no optional seeds. Weight Watchers points (new system): 7

Nutrition

Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 29.9g | Protein: 6.3g | Fat: 11.8g | Saturated Fat: 5.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.5g | Sodium: 103mg | Fiber: 3.6g | Sugar: 9.2g