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Peanut Butter Granola

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Peanut butter granola is so versatile and a great healthy snack alternative. You can put it on top of Greek yogurt or you can eat it for a snack. Either way – this will be gone in no time so be sure to whip up a large batch! I couldn’t stop eating it :) It’s super easy to make, as well!

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I think I need another two days to recover from what was a whirlwind week last week. I mean, it really could not have been any crazier – which is why I haven’t had the time to post anything for a week. My apologies but seriously – life comes first!

Monday was all dandy but then Tuesday was when everything hit the fan. I found out on Tuesday morning that my grandfather, who had been battling pancreatic cancer, passed away, I had my Food Network/ELLE Decor/House Beautiful video shoot at my house, and then to top it all off, a pipe above our laundry room had a leak and soaked the entire ceiling so we had to rip it all down to patch the pipe. We now have to figure out if it’s worth it to re-route the pipe (long story about how dumb the builder was) or to just patch it up and pray it doesn’t happen again. We also have to find someone to come replace the drywall. On top of all this, I was heading out of town to Nashville on Thursday so I’m pretty overwhelmed, to say the least. I hope this week goes smoother than last week and I hope I have time to just breathe since I feel like all I’ve been doing is go, go, go.

I can’t wait to share with y’all my Nashville trip. I had the BEST TIME and this just totally solidifies my goal of moving down there one day. I ate SO much and spent time with many good friends. It was unforgettable. I have plenty of pictures so this’ll be a two-parter. Be on the lookout for it!

Like I mentioned, I ate A LOT this weekend. If you have been following me on Instagram, you’ll have seen all the food I consumed. This totally calls for a detox and this peanut butter granola is perfect for that. I can put it atop Greek yogurt and add some fresh fruit for a healthy breakfast or snack. You HAVE to make this. My mother-in-law sent me this recipe & it’s seriously so addicting and really easy to whip up. I would double up if I were you – I ate my batch way too fast!

Peanut Butter Granola

Peanut butter granola is so versatile and a great healthy snack alternative. You can put it on top of Greek yogurt or you can eat it for a snack. Either way - this will be gone in no time so be sure to whip up a large batch! 
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Servings (adjustable, but please note that results, timing, and cookware may vary when adjusting servings): 2 cups
Calories: 305kcal
Author: Julie Chiou

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats NOT quick oats

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • In a large bowl, combine peanut butter and honey and pop in the microwave for about 30-45 seconds until the peanut butter and honey have all melted. Stir together and then add in the cinnamon and vanilla extract.
  • Add in the oats and stir until all the oats are coated with the mixture.
  • Spread in a single layer on the baking sheet and bake for about 15 minutes. It may take more or less time for yours to turn a golden brown. Ovens vary. Mine took about 15 minutes. It will still look soft when you take it out. It's ok - it hardens up :)
  • Store in mason jars or any airtight container. These would make cute gifts too!

Notes

Feel free to add any favorite dried fruits or nuts to this! It's very easy to customize to your tastes.
Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Granola
Amount Per Serving (0.5 Cup)
Calories 305 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 9g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. 
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Recipe Rating




Madelyn

Saturday 5th of August 2017

I found this recipe a few years ago and have been making it ever since! It is so simple and delicious. I always make a double batch! Thank you for sharing! God bless, Madelyn :)

Kayla

Tuesday 6th of June 2017

You should refrain from microwaving honey, it ruins the amazing qualities of the honey. Even with teas, if it's too hot for you to drink, it's too hot for your honey.

Michaela Clark

Wednesday 19th of April 2017

I've made this twice now, and it's so yummy! It's so easy to make, so I've been making it for breakfasts and quick snacks since my fiancé and I have busy schedules!

Essie Deye

Friday 13th of January 2017

How long does this granola keep for- and how should I store it? And what texture is it once baked? Thanks!

Julie

Sunday 15th of January 2017

Granola keeps for a while. I would say at least 3 weeks. Store it in an airtight container or mason jars. The texture is crunchy.

melanie

Tuesday 20th of September 2016

Made this and love it. I have it with mixed berry compote, topped with pistachios or walnuts with pumpkin and sunflower seeds for breakfast. Thank you for a delicious recipe.