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Chili Chocolate Granola

Created by Sara Stevens and Adam Newbery
Found in: Snack, Dessert, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Dairy free, Vegan

Prep time: 10 minutes, Cook time: 25 minutes, Total time: 35 minutes
4 cups


You just can’t beat homemade granola packed with good-for-you ingredients! This tasty treat is no exception, with flavors of sweet, decadent chocolate balanced with a touch of chili heat. 

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts, chopped
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (add more if you like more spice)
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a bowl, mix together oats, hazelnuts, chia, flax, cocoa, cinnamon and cayenne. 
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together coconut oil, maple syrup and vanilla.
  4. Fold the wet mixture into the oat mixture until all ingredients are well mixed. 
  5. Spread evenly on a lined baking sheet and transfer to oven to bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring about halfway through to bake evenly. 
  6. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Store in an airtight container for up to 10 days.


Chili Chocolate Granola | Que Pasa Foods

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Author Bio

Sara and Adam are a Vancouver-based recipe development and photography team. With a background in Holistic Nutrition and a love of good food, together they run The Forest and Fig, a curation of fresh, seasonal & plant-based dishes along with simple lifestyle & diet tips to encourage healthy living and vitality.