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Homemade Chocolate Cranberry Granola

chocolate cranberry granola

So I’m pretty bad about always following the same old recipe. I love to have a base recipe that I can change around depending on my mood and what’s in my pantry, which is why I love my basic Fruit & Honey Granola recipe.

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Recently, I changed up  my base Fruit & Honey Granola recipe – and turned it into a fabulous Chocolate Cranberry Granola! It’s so tasty. I love dark chocolate paired with almost anything, but it’s really nice with the tart cranberries. This granola is just the right combination of sweet, tart, and chocolate. Love it!

Here’s what I did to make my Homemade Chocolate Cranberry Granola.

Homemade Chocolate Cranberry Granola

chocolate cranberry granola


  • 4 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (I mix almonds, pecans, walnuts – whatever I have on hand)
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients {except the chocolate chips and the cranberries}.
  3. Whisk to combine oil and honey the best that you can.
  4. Add it to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Spread dry ingredients on a prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 20-30 minutes, turning the granola at the half-way point.
  7. Let cool completely on a baking rack.
  8. Remove granola from pan, add chocolate and cranberries. Mix well.
  9. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 4881Total Fat: 277gSaturated Fat: 48gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 787mgCarbohydrates: 533gSugar: 276gProtein: 88g

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Sunday 14th of April 2013

Oh Yum! I'd definitely eat this as a snack by the handfuls!


Monday 15th of April 2013

It's really good! And I already need to make more. :-)


Thursday 11th of April 2013

This looks so pretty. I will have to make this to hand out at our next Ladies meeting.


Thursday 11th of April 2013

Thanks, Michelle! :-) I hope you like it.

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