Peanut Butter Granola

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This granola is as quick and easy as it gets: 5 ingredients and the whole shebang takes under 15 minutes from gathering the ingredients to pulling the granola out of the oven. This recipe makes 4 servings and is delicious to munch on for a snack or to top some Greek yogurt for breakfast (I topped my strawberry yogurt with it this morning for some PB&J action and it was awesome.) Each serving comes in at 150 calories so if you’re trying to maintain your girlish figure this one won’t kill you (like most of the other things I like.)

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup quick cook oats

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Directions:

1.  Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

2.  Add peanut butter and honey to a medium microwaveable bowl. Microwave for about 20-30 seconds until peanut butter and honey are melted. Mix well until completely combined and smooth.

3.  Add cinnamon and vanilla and mix well.

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4.  Add oats and mix until completely combined and all oats are coated with peanut butter mixture.
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5.  Spread granola mixture onto a cookie sheet coated with cooking spray. Press into a thin layer.
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6.  Bake for 7-8 minutes until granola is golden brown.Image

7.  Place cookie sheet on cooking rack and cool granola until it is hard and crispy then break up into small pieces. Store in an airtight container.
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