Easy Oil-free Chocolate Granola

Want to treat yourself to something chocolatey without feeling bad about it while still staying healthy? Welcome to our tasty new recipe for Easy Oil-free Chocolate Granola. This granola recipe is a tasty treat for any time of the day.

It’s full of the rich tastes of cocoa and the healthy goodness of oats. If you want a healthier choice to store-bought granolas that are full of oils and other chemicals, this recipe is perfect for you.

It focuses on simplicity and taste without sacrificing nutrition. With a few simple ingredients and steps, you can make this crunchy, sugary treat that will make your taste buds dance with joy. Get ready to up the ante on your breakfast or snack with this tasty and healthy Easy Oil-free Chocolate Granola!

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts or seeds of your choice (optional)
  • 1/4 cup dried fruit of your choice (optional)

Instructions:

Warm the oven up to 325°F (160°C) and put parchment paper on a baking sheet.

Put the cocoa powder and rolled oats in a big bowl and mix them together. Mix everything together well.

Put the applesauce, vanilla extract, and maple syrup in the bowl. Toss the oats around until they are all covered.

Put nuts or seeds into the mixture and mix them in.

Spread the granola mix out evenly on the baking sheet that has been prepared.

The granola should be crisp and smell good after 20 to 25 minutes of baking, with a stir every five minutes.

Let the granola cool all the way down on the baking sheet after taking it out of the oven.

When it’s cool, you can add the dried fruit if you want to.

The granola can be kept at room temperature for up to two weeks in a jar that doesn’t let air in.

You can put this chocolate granola on top of yogurt, drink it with milk, or just eat it as a snack on its own!

FAQs:

Q1: Can I customize this Easy Oil-free Chocolate Granola recipe? A1: Absolutely! Feel free to add your favorite nuts, seeds, or dried fruits to personalize the granola to your liking.

Q2: How long does this granola stay fresh? A2: When stored in an airtight container at room temperature, this Easy Oil-free Chocolate Granola will stay fresh for up to two weeks. Enjoy it anytime for a satisfying and nutritious snack!

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