Peanut Butter Granola

Peanut Butter Granola

Peanut Butter Granola

Make this.  No arguing – just make this now and you could be eating it for breakfast tomorrow.  It took me over a week to get round to making it & I am cursing myself for wasting those days when I could have been EATING this instead of my boring old cereal.

This recipe is from Emily who is the same lady who brought refrigerator oats into my life.   It was really easy to make, but the smell coming from the kitchen for the last five minutes of cooking was almost unbearably good.  The edges did get slightly over-done, so I chopped them off & DH and I ate them there & then.

Peanut Butter Granola - flapjack style

Peanut Butter Granola – flapjack style

TBH I wasn’t sure how well this was going to go down at breakfast the next day, so I crumbled half & chopped the other half into flapjack squares, but I needn’t have worried, everyone loved it & we ate the whole lot between us (2 adults + 2 greedy small children)

Update Oct 2015: My latest thing is to take some of this to work along with some plain Greek yogurt for my breakfast – delicious!

Peanut Butter Granola

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 0.75 cup ground flax meal
  • 1 tbs chia seeds
  • 0.25 cup oil (canola, coconut, safflower)
  • 0.5 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 0.25 cup peanut butter (chunky)
  • 0.5 tsp vanilla extract

to serve

  • milk &/or yogurt &/or sliced banana

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180C/350F
  2. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper
  3. In a large bowl, mix together dry ingredients.
  4. Add wet ingredients and mix together.
  5. Spread evenly on the baking tray.
  6. Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown around the edges (& you can bear the delicious smell no more)
  7. Let cool completely
  8. Break into small pieces and store in an airtight container.
  9. Try not to eat it all before it’s time to serve.

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Posted in 2013, Breakfast, Vegetarian
5 comments on “Peanut Butter Granola
  1. emlevenson says:

    So glad you enjoyed the granola! It’s definitely a fun treat. 🙂

  2. […] started with her refrigerator oats, moved on to peanut butter granola, and then this.  All have been wolfed down by various members of the immediate & extended […]

  3. […] all been enjoying our sunday oaty breakfasts lately (Maple Pecan Granola, Peanut Butter & Honey Granola, &Refrigerator Oats) so when I saw this I knew I had to make […]

  4. […] made some using a recipe by Emily!  A couple of weeks ago, part way through scoffing a bowl of the Peanut Butter & Honey one, DD1(4.75) suggests that the next time I make ‘nola, I should put nuts & seeds in […]

  5. […] last week I asked her what kind of granola I should make, expecting her to say her favourite (peanut butter), but instead she said she wanted “vanilla”.  No idea where this idea came from, but I […]

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