Healthy Chocolate Granola (refined sugar free)

Healthy Chocolate Granola makes a great breakfast or snack. This recipe is filled with nutritious ingredients and is refined sugar free.



*Can use olive oil or grapeseed oil


  1. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. (Use two baking sheets if there is room in your oven.)
  2. Preheat the oven to 300 F
  3. Combine the oil, molasses and maple syrup in a small pot and warm over medium heat until coconut oil is melted. (Can omit this step if you’re using another type of oil)
  4. Stir in water and vanilla
  5. In a large bowl combine the oats, cocoa powder, almonds, pumpkin seeds, coconut and salt. Pour over the liquid mixture and stir with a rubber spatula to combine.
  6. Scrape onto prepared pan(s) and spread evenly.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.
  8. If after 45 minutes it doesn’t seem quite dry leave it in the oven for an additional 15 minutes, with the oven turned off.
  9. Remove from the oven and sprinkle over the dried cranberries.
  10. Cool completely and store in jars for up to three weeks.


*Can use olive oil or grapeseed oil

Replace almonds with sunflower seeds for a nut-free option.


Keywords: chocolate granola