Almond Peach Granola
Created as part of Make-Ahead Snacks Collection by Marisa Moore, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, on behalf of Almond Board of California. These snacks pack up and travel well for energy whenever and wherever you need it.
1/4 cup almond butter
1 tablespoon coconut oil
2-3 tablespoons maple syrup (depending upon sweetness preference)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
Pinch of salt
1 cup old-fashioned oats
1 cup sliced almonds
1/2 cup dried peaches, diced
Preheat oven to 300°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a glass mixing bowl, combine almond butter, coconut oil and maple syrup. Microwave 30-45 seconds to slightly warm and loosen the mixture. Stir in vanilla, cinnamon, ginger and salt until smooth. Mix in the oats and sliced almonds.
Transfer mixture to the prepared baking sheet. Bake 20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes.
Add the dried peaches and bake for another 5 minutes. Let cool completely. Store in a sealed jar. Crunch on this granola solo or with yogurt.