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Chocolate Coconut Homemade Granola Recipe

This gluten free homemade granola recipe is perfect for a sweet breakfast, snacks, or as a delicious dessert topping!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free granola, gluten free snacks, homemade granola recipe, lunchbox snacks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 178kcal
Author Chrissie (thebusybaker.ca)


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 3 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp honey or agave nectar
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened dark chocolate chips


  • Heat a large pan on the stove over medium-high heat.Add the coconut oil and let it melt over the heat.
  • Add the oats and stir them into the coconut oil, continuing to stir as the oats begin to toast.
  • Toast the oats for about 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently so they don't burn.
  • Turn the heat down to low and add the honey or agave nectar and the cocoa powder.
  • Stir the mixture well over the heat until all the ingredients are well combined.
  • Turn off the heat, scrape the mixture into a large bowl and add the coconut, reserving a tablespoon or so for garnish if desired
  • Add chocolate chips and stir to combine, stirring until the chocolate chunks begin to melt.
  • Pour the granola onto some parchment paper or a baking sheet to cool completely before placing it in a glass jar for storage.
  • The homemade granola will last for up to 3 weeks when it's stored in an airtight container in a cool and dry place.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 2mg