Recipes Cherry Almond Granola Bake Created by Heidi Kristoffer, on behalf of the Almond Board of California Difficulty Easy Ingredients 1 ½ cup old fashioned rolled oats ½ cup whole almonds ¼ cup slivered almonds 2 tablespoons chia seeds ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes ½ cup dried cherries ¼ cup maple syrup ¼ cup almond butter ¼ cup coconut oil 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon Salt to taste Preparation Preheat over to 325 degrees F. Line a 26” x 18” size baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. In a large bowl, mix together oats, whole and slivered almonds, chia seeds, coconut flakes and dried cherries; set aside. In a saucepan over low heat, stir together maple syrup, almond butter, coconut oil, vanilla extract, cinnamon and salt (if desired). Once warm, pour mixture over the dry ingredients in bowl. Mix together thoroughly, then press flat onto baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes, flipping halfway through the cooking time. Allow to cool completely. Nutritional Info Per Serving NAME AMOUNT Calories 270 Total Fat 18g Saturated Fat 7g Total Carbohydrate 26g Dietary Fiber 5g Total Sugars 12g Protein 6g Sodium 25mg Calcium 84mg Magnesium 58mg Vitamin E 4mg Did you know? In addition to almonds being a delicious ingredient in our recipes they’re also heart healthy, gut healthy, and full of vitamins and nutrients - explore Health & Nutrition to learn more. Not only that, almond farmers are dedicated to sustainability - find out how they’re Growing Good.