Cherry Almond Granola Crunch
Cherries and almonds come together in this delightful Cherry Almond Granola Crunch. Whether you’re starting your day with a nutritious breakfast or enjoying it as a snack, this recipe is bound to please your taste buds.
- 2 cups rolled oats
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- 1/2 cup dried cherries
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Preheat your oven to 325°F (160°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, combine the rolled oats, sliced almonds, and dried cherries.
- In a separate bowl, mix the honey, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract, and salt until well combined.
- Pour the honey mixture over the dry ingredients and stir until everything is coated evenly.
- Spread the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet and press it down gently.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the granola is golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let it cool completely on the baking sheet. It will crisp up as it cools.
- Once cooled, break the granola into clusters and store in an airtight container.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: About 4 cups
Enjoy your homemade Cherry Almond Granola Crunch with yogurt, milk, or as a topping for desserts. It’s a crunchy and sweet treat that’s perfect for any time of day.
Nutritional information (per 1/2 cup serving): Calories: 240 | Fat: 10g | Carbohydrates: 35g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 5g
Cherries and almonds create a harmonious blend of flavors and textures in this Cherry Almond Granola Crunch. The chewy sweetness of the dried cherries pairs perfectly with the crunch of the sliced almonds, all held together by the honey-infused oats. Whether you’re enjoying it as a breakfast cereal, topping for your yogurt, or a simple snack, this granola recipe is a delightful way to start or brighten your day. With its irresistible aroma and balanced nutrition, you’ll find yourself coming back for more, and it’s so easy to make that you’ll want to prepare it often for yourself and your loved ones.