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Almond Butter Granola


  • Author: Sprinkles and Sea Salt

Description

This Almond Butter Granola is made with a base of old fashioned oats mixed with almond butter, honey and coconut butter. Then it is loaded up with whole almonds, chopped walnuts, pecan pieces, pumpkin seeds, shredded coconut, dried cranberries and dark chocolate chips.


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Ingredients

6 cups rolled old fashioned oats

2 cups smooth almond butter, divided

1/4 cup honey

1/4 cup coconut butter, melted

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1 cup whole almonds

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1/2 cup pecan pieces

1/2 cup roasted pumpkin seeds

1 cup shredded coconut

1 cup dried cranberries

1 cup dark chocolate chips


Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 300°F

Add oats to a large bowl

In a medium sized bowl, mix together 1 1/2 cups almond butter, honey and melted coconut butter

Pour mixture over oats, toss to coat evenly

Add the salt and pumpkin pie spice, mix

Mix in almonds, walnuts, pecans and pumpkin seeds

Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper

Spread granola in a single layer filling both pans

Bake for 40 minutes

Remove from oven, return to large bowl

Add coconut, cranberries and chocolate chips*, mix

Spread back onto the baking sheets

Heat 1/2 cup almond butter in the microwave for about 30 seconds so it is pourable

Drizzle the almond butter over the granola

Return the granola to the oven

Bake for 5-10 more minutes**

Remove from oven, cool

Store in an air tight container in the refrigerator for lasting freshness


Notes

*Add at this step so the coconut, cranberries and chocolate don’t get burnt

**check it every few minutes until it is browned to your liking

Keywords: #almondbuttergranola, #homemadegranola