Simple Peanut Butter Granola

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Sprinkled on top of yoghurt or enjoyed on its own, this peanut butter granola is made with pantry staples, making it an easy recipe to whip up without making a special trip to the grocery store. Also high in protein for a great post-exercise brekkie or snack.

Ingredients
Makes four ¼ c servings

  • 2 tbsp. creamy peanut butter (choose the no salt or sugar added)
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 c. oats

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Combine peanut butter and honey in a bowl and microwave until peanut butter melts (approximately 20 seconds). Stir.
  3. Stir cinnamon and vanilla into peanut butter and honey mixture.
  4. Add oats and stir until oats are completely covered in peanut butter mixture. Spread out oat mixture onto prepared cookie sheet and bake for 7 -8 minutes until granola is slightly browned. Let cool until granola is crunchy.

This recipe is from Shape.com and recommended by my exercise buddy Diane :)