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Peanut Butter Granola

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Peanut butter granola tastes a lot like peanut butter oatmeal cookies. It only takes a few simple ingredients and less than 20 minutes to make.

bowl of peanut butter granola next to a spoon of peanut butter and a honey drizzler.

Yogurt with fruit and granola is a favorite treat around here. It is a perfect quick breakfast, easy snack or healthier dessert option.

About the recipe

With all of the fresh berries, we have been back on a yogurt bowl kick. You know we love our toasted maple cinnamon granola, but sometimes it is fun to try something else.

That is how this peanut butter granola came to be. It is a fun change of texture and flavors from our normal recipes.

Of course peanut butter and honey go really well together, so we used honey to sweeten it up. Cinnamon seems like a granola must have so there is a bit in here as well.

We added some ground flax seed for added nutrition and fiber. The resulting granola tasted a lot like a peanut butter cookie!

Peanut butter granola ingredients ready to go.

Things to know about this granola

This recipe results in a chewier texture than most of our other granola recipes. That chew reminds me of a cookie in addition to the flavor.

We really enjoyed it just the way it is written. However, if you are looking for a crispier granola there are options to adjust the recipe.

hand holding cluster of peanut butter granola.

You can start by toasting the oatmeal before you use it. Just put it on a sheet pan in a 350°F oven for 10-15 minutes to get it extra toasty, then follow the recipe as written.

You can also cut the honey in half and use brown sugar to replace it. That will help to reduce the moisture in the mix.

Feel free to use maple syrup instead of honey. Maple and peanut butter taste amazing together as well.

bowls of yogurt with cherries and raspberries and peanut butter granola

Be sure to cool the granola completely before putting it in an airtight container for storage. Then store it at room temperature for up to a week.

Pop the airtight container of granoka in the freezer for longer storage, up to three months. You can use it straight from the freezer to add extra cold crunch to your yogurt parfaits.

close up of large clusters of peanut butter granola.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use something besides peanut butter?

Yes, feel free to use other nut butters if you prefer. This granola would be great with almond butter, cashew butter or sun butter.

More delicious granola recipes

Toasted chocolate granola is out of this world delicious. It is great eaten by the handful, sprinkled on yogurt or eaten as cereal with milk!

Coconut granola is so easy to make and makes and excellent breakfast, brunch or light snack.  It is really crunchy and flavorful.

close up of bowl with yogurt, peanut butter granola and sweet cherries.

Cinnamon raisin granola is another great option. It combines another classic cookie taste with breakfast cereal form.

Or whip up some honey vanilla granola. Just imagine how good that would smell!

Did you make this great recipe? Please leave a review in the recipe card below!

bowl of peanut butter granola next to a spoon of peanut butter and a honey drizzler.

Peanut Butter Granola

Carlee
Peanut butter granola tastes a lot like peanut butter oatmeal cookies. It only takes a few simple ingredients and less than 20 minutes to make.
5 from 15 ratings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 153 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 Tablespoons ground flax seeds optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 300°F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together peanut butter and honey.
    ⅓ cup creamy peanut butter, ¼ cup honey
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir until coated. Spread over prepared pan.
    ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, ½ teaspoon salt, 1½ cup old fashioned rolled oats, 2 Tablespoons ground flax seeds
  • Bake for 6 minutes, stir, then bake for 6 more minutes.
  • Allow to cool completely before transferring to an airtight container.
  • Store at room temperature for up to a week or freeze for up to three months.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 153kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 4gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 184mgFiber: 2gSugar: 10g
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Mary

Friday 7th of April 2023

I baked this granola last night. I added vanilla and the 2 TBS of ground flax, that wasn't listed in the recipe but was mentioned in the video. Turned out great!!

Carlee

Friday 7th of April 2023

Yay! I am so glad you liked it! The flax is optional, but it is good in there. I'll make sure it's mention in the recipe card.

Sandy Rees

Tuesday 2nd of August 2022

This is a great idea!! Thank you

Julia

Saturday 26th of June 2021

I love peanut butter and granola so this is a winner for me! YUM!

Carlee

Saturday 26th of June 2021

You are going to love it then!

Andrea Nine

Friday 25th of June 2021

You know what fans of PB we are. Yummy and I always love your YouTube videos with lil man. He just may grow up to be a professional chef! Have a great weekend.

Carlee

Friday 25th of June 2021

Thank you! He is definitely the star of the show around here and it is fun to watch him get better and better in the kitchen. There are quite a few things he can make on his own at this point!