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ALMOND JOY GRANOLA

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup Almond butter [ I like Justin’s Maple Almond Butter]
  • 1/3 cup marcona almonds chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Coconut Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp almond emulsion* or extract
  • 1/3 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup dried sweetened coconut

Instructions
 

  • Put almond butter in a mixing bowl or 1 quart measuring cup and add oil, coconut syrup, and almond emulsion or extract. Microwave 1 minute on high to melt. Stir in oats and almonds. Stir well and spread into an even layer on baking sheet.
  • Bake at 275 for 15 minutes, sprinkle with coconut and return to oven for 15 more minutes. Sprinkle evenly with chocolate chips and set aside to cool.
  • 8 servings, 1/4 cup granola per serving, approx. 250 calories each or 2 Tablespoons=125 calories

Notes

*almond emulsion is a little smoother in taste than almond extract
Maple syrup can be substituted for Coconut Syrup 
Keyword Almond Joy granola, almonds, granola, healthy, snack