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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 223.9
  • Total Fat: 3.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 133.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 5.9 g

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Kashi Chocolate Coconut Granola

Submitted by: S318830

Introduction

I fell in love with the Kashi Coco Beach granola last year, but no one is carrying it where I live anymore. It was also pretty expensive for a small package, and had 9 grams of fat per 1/2 cup serving. So this recipe is my attempt to recreate a yummy chocolate coconut granola and knock down some of the fat at the same time. The calories in this version are just below the original (224 vs. 230), but the fat was reduced from 9g to 3g without losing any of the protein (both have 6g of protein)! I fell in love with the Kashi Coco Beach granola last year, but no one is carrying it where I live anymore. It was also pretty expensive for a small package, and had 9 grams of fat per 1/2 cup serving. So this recipe is my attempt to recreate a yummy chocolate coconut granola and knock down some of the fat at the same time. The calories in this version are just below the original (224 vs. 230), but the fat was reduced from 9g to 3g without losing any of the protein (both have 6g of protein)!
Number of Servings: 18

Ingredients

    5 cups Old Fashioned Rolled Oats (not quick cook)
    3 cups Kashi 7 Whole Grain Puffs Cereal
    1 cup Pure Maple Syrup
    1/2 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
    1/2 cup Brown Sugar, packed
    2 Tbsp Coconut Extract (or any other extract)
    1 tsp salt (used to enhance chocolate flavor)




Directions

Preheat oven to 250 degrees and move rack to second position from the bottom.
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In a large bowl, combine oatmeal and Kashi cereal. In a smaller bowl, thoroughly combine brown sugar, cocoa powder, and salt. Pour dry ingredients into cereal mixture and stir until all cereal has been mixed with chocolate. In the small bowl, combine maple syrup and extract. Slowly pour maple syrup over the cereal while stirring. Stir until there is no powdered cocoa left and all cereal is evenly coated with chocolate.
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Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray. Spread the granola evenly over the baking sheet and place in the oven. Bake for 60 mins stirring occasionally to evenly bake the granola.
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Let the granola cool completely and then store in an airtight jar or container. A serving is half a cup of granola.

Number of Servings: 18

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user S318830.






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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was sooooo goood! i did have to make a few adjustments tho i didnt have a bowl big enough to make the whole recipe so i had to half it. I didnt have any kashi puffs so i just used rice crispies. - 6/1/09

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  • Did not include the recommended salt in the recipe. Used rice cereal instead of Kashi. - 5/30/11

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  • Yummy, I like these types of crunchies. The trouble would not eating it all at once. - 4/4/09

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