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15 INGREDIENTS7 STEPS35MIN

Healthy Chocolate Hazelnut Granola

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Every Healthy Bite
Hi! I'm Carol. A food lover and nutrition enthusiast. I make healthy and flavorful plant-based recipes that are worth sharing and getting excited about! They're all easy, quick, and affordable.
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This easy chocolate hazelnut granola is crunchy, bright, perfectly sweet, and packed with flavor and nutrients from the hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, and dates. It’s incredibly healthy, delicious, and so aromatic. Your house will smell amazing!

35MIN

Total Cooking Time

15

Ingredients
Every Healthy Bite
Hi! I'm Carol. A food lover and nutrition enthusiast. I make healthy and flavorful plant-based recipes that are worth sharing and getting excited about! They're all easy, quick, and affordable.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
12
Serves 12
1
Banana , mashed
1/2 cup
Any Liquid Sweetener
1/4 cup
Coconut Oil , melted
1/2 cup
Hazelnuts
1/2 cup
1/3 cup
Sunflower Seeds
1/2 Tbsp
Orange Extract
2 tsp Orange Zest
3 Tbsp
Cacao Powder
1/2 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp
1/4 cup
Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
2 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
(optional)
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Author's Notes

Store in airtight containers or mason jars at room temperature. Enjoy poured on oatmeal, smoothies, or as an afternoon snack! For a deeper orange flavor, I used Theo Orange Dark Chocolate.

Directions

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Step 1
Preheat the oven at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
Step 2
Roughly chop the Dates (1/2 cup) and Dark Chocolate (1/4 cup) .
Step 3
In a large bowl, mash the Banana (1) with a fork and add Maple Syrup (1/2 cup) , Coconut Oil (1/4 cup) , Orange Extract (1/2 Tbsp) , Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp) , Ground Cinnamon (1/2 tsp) , Salt (1/4 tsp) , and Cacao Powder (3 Tbsp) . Mix well.
Step 4
To the same bowl, add the Old Fashioned Rolled Oats (3 cups) , Hazelnuts (1/2 cup) , Sunflower Seeds (1/3 cup) , Dates, and Brown Sugar (2 Tbsp) . Mix well.
Step 5
Lightly grease a baking dish with coconut oil, pour the mixture, and spread evenly.
Step 6
Cook in the oven for 30 minutes. Stir halfway until browned.
Step 7
Let it cool completely before adding the Unsweetened Shredded Coconut (1/4 cup) and dark chocolate pieces.

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