GRANOLA BUTTER

Granola Butter Recipe

Granola butter is a deliciously creamy spread made from blended granola, offering a sweet and slightly nutty flavor. It’s perfect as a topping for toast, a dip for fruits, or even as a spoonful snack. This versatile spread brings the familiar taste of granola into a smooth, spreadable form.

Why You’ll Love This Granola Butter

  • Nutritious: Packed with healthy fats, fiber, and protein.
  • Versatile: Use it as a spread, dip, or even in baking.
  • Easy to Make: Simple ingredients and quick preparation.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • 2 cups granola (your favorite variety)
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Toast Oats: Spread the rolled oats on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for about 10 minutes, until slightly golden.
  3. Blend Ingredients: In a food processor, combine the toasted oats, granola, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt.
  4. Process: Blend the mixture for 5-10 minutes, scraping down the sides as needed, until smooth and creamy. If the mixture is too thick, you can add a bit more coconut oil or warm water to reach your desired consistency.
  5. Adjust Flavor: Taste and adjust sweetness or salt if necessary.

Serving Suggestions

  • On Toast: Spread generously on your favorite toast or bagel.
  • With Fruits: Use as a dip for apple slices, bananas, or berries.
  • In Baking: Swirl into muffins, cookies, or oatmeal for added flavor.

How to Store Granola Butter

Store your granola butter in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two weeks. For longer storage, keep it in the refrigerator, where it will last up to a month. Stir before use, as separation may occur.

Additional Tips

  • Substitutions: Use honey instead of maple syrup, or any neutral oil instead of coconut oil.
  • Troubleshooting: If the granola butter is too thick, add a bit more oil or warm water. If it’s too thin, add more toasted oats or granola.

Granola Butter Recipe

Recipe by Rose HernandezCourse: Spread, SnackCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

16

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Calories

110

kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups granola (your favorite variety)

  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  • Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Toast Oats: Spread the rolled oats on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for about 10 minutes, until slightly golden.
  • Blend Ingredients: In a food processor, combine the toasted oats, granola, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Process: Blend the mixture for 5-10 minutes, scraping down the sides as needed, until smooth and creamy. If the mixture is too thick, you can add a bit more coconut oil or warm water to reach your desired consistency.
  • Adjust Flavor: Taste and adjust sweetness or salt if necessary.

Notes

  • Enjoy making and using this delightful granola butter in a variety of ways, adding a nutritious and delicious twist to your snacks and meals!

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