Healthy Dark Chocolate Granola with Clusters

5 from 13 reviews

Healthy Dark Chocolate Granola with Clusters made with vegan and gluten-free ingredients for an easy and healthy homemade granola recipe!

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4 cups 1x


  • 3 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut shreds
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (or any nut)
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup liquid coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Hu Kitchen Dark Chocolate (code RACHL for free shipping), chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, coconut, pecans, flaxseed meal, chia seeds and cinnamon
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the coconut sugar, maple syrup, coconut oil, hot water and vanilla extract
  4. Pour the wet ingredients onto the dry ingredients and mix well to evenly coat
  5. Add the granola to baking sheet and press down so the ingredients are in one layer, stuck together
  6. Bake in oven for 15 minutes then rotate tray and bake for another 15 minutes
  7. Allow the granola to cool for 15 minutes then add in chocolate chunks
  8. Break the large cluster into smaller pieces and enjoy!


*Store in airtight container for up to a week on counter or a month in the fridge

  • Author: Rachel