Cocoa Cherry Granola Recipe

Cocoa Cherry Granola Recipe

This crowd pleasing granola is so chocolaty and honey sweet that you’ll swear you’re eating dessert for breakfast! And we've also created a vanilla bean maple granola that is sweet perfection!



30 minutes




3 servings


  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 Rodelle Vanilla Bean, split and scraped.
  • Reserve the bean
  • 3 cups rolled oats (not quick cooking or instant)
  • ¼ cup Rodelle Baking Cocoa
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • Dash salt
  • ½ cup dried cherries

Vanilla Bean Maple Granola Recipe


  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Pour the oil into a 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Heat in the oven for about 10 minutes.
  • In a small pot, heat the honey, stirring in the vanilla seeds and the reserved bean. Simmer lightly for 2 minutes. Turn off the heat and let sit while preparing the oats.
  • Thoroughly stir in the oats and cocoa and bake until toasted, about 10 minutes, stirring often.
  • Stir in the coconut, almonds and salt and bake for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the vanilla bean from the warm honey and pour over the oat mixture. Add the cherries and thoroughly toss to coat the mixture.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes, stirring once or twice. Remove from the oven. Cool on a wire rack, stirring once or twice until cooled.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Will keep indefinitely.

Vanilla Bean Maple Granola Recipe

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