Chocolate granola - nut-free

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 229.7
  • Total Fat: 7.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 136.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 7.3 g

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This is a great kid-friendly granola - but adults like it too! This is a great kid-friendly granola - but adults like it too!
Number of Servings: 18


    4 cups large flake oats
    3/4 cup wheat germ
    1 tbsp. ground flax
    1 tbsp. flaxseed
    1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
    1 tsp. kosher salt
    1/4 tsp. cinnamon

    1/3 cup canola or other light vegetable oil
    1/4 cup honey or agave nectar
    2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa
    2 tbsp. granulated sugar
    1 tsp. vanilla


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, add oats, wheat germ, flax seeds and ground flax, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. Mix together.

In a small saucepan, add oil, honey or agave, cocoa and sugar. On medium heat, bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Once ingredients are mixed and the mixture is simmering, remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour over oats mixture.

Stir well and pour onto a baking sheet sprayed with Pam or otherwise greased.

Bake for 15 minutes, stir and then bake for another 15 minutes. Let cool on baking rack and then move to an airtight container. Granola keeps for a few weeks.

Makes about 18 servings, if each serving is 1/3 cup.

Number of Servings: 18

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NBUSSIN.

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