Chocolate Coconut Granola Clusters
3 cups old fashioned oats
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup coconut
1/2 cup chopped pecans or almond slices [or both]
1/3 cup sunflower seeds
1/2 cup melted coconut oil
1/2 cup honey or maple syrup [or Kayro syrup]
1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil sprayed with non-stick spray. [or parchment paper]
In a large bowl mix together the oats, coconut, nuts and seeds.
In a microwave safe bowl heat the coconut oil, cocoa, brown sugar, salt, vanilla and maple syrup together until melted [ 1-2 minutes]. Blend well. Pour over the oat mixture and stir until combined.
Evenly spread oat mixture onto lined baking sheet and bake 20-25 minutes [stirring half way through cook time].
Let granola cool completely, then break apart into tiny pieces.
Serve with milk, or eat alone as a snack.
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