My daughter makes this recipe every week for her hubby, this is really easy and good too...Learn about the history of granola here.
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons peanut butter
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons butter flavored spread (such as I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spread)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups oats (such as Quaker Oats®)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries (such as Craisins®) (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 9x13-inch baking dish with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
Melt together the brown sugar, peanut butter, honey, butter flavored spread, and vanilla extract in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir until well combined; remove from heat.
Combine the oats, cinnamon, and salt in a large bowl.
Pour the brown sugar mixture into bowl; stir well to combine. Stir in the chocolate chips, dried cranberries, and almonds. Spoon into the prepared pan; pat down and spread evenly.
Bake in preheated oven until browned, 15 to 20 minutes.
Calories 210 Sodium 5 mg
Total Fat 6 g Potassium 160 mg
Saturated 2 g Total Carbs 37 g
Polyunsaturated 3 g Dietary Fiber 4 g
Monounsaturated 1 g Sugars 13 g
Trans 0 g Protein 5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 2%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 10%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.