Granola is everyone’s favorite breakfast option. It is a popular snack that is made of oats, and whole grains along with some type of sweetener. Though granola is loved by many people, having the same bowl of granola can get boring and eventually make you lose interest in it. As a result, you will miss out on the benefits that are offered by granola. It helps in controlling cholesterol levels, aids in weight loss, provides iron to the body, is good for the skin, improves digestion, and offers many more such benefits. Therefore, you need to find out ways to make your granola more fun to eat. Read on to find outhow you can make your healthy granola into delicious granola.
- Granola Flapjack Bars:
The ingredients required for this recipe are:
- 100 grams of butter
- 4 tablespoons of maple syrup
- 800 grams of Golden Granola (you can get granola online)
- 2 tablespoon of jam, most preferably apricot jam
You have to preheat the oven to 200C and grease a baking tray. Take a large pan, add butter and syrup into it. Place the pan on the stove and turn on the heat, keep stirring the mixture. Add in granola and mix both of the ingredients until the granola turns glossy. Pour half of the mixture on the greased oven tray and press it. Now, you need to heat the jam until its consistency becomes runny, then spread this runny jam mixture over your base. On top of it add the remaining granola mixture and press it down. Put the tray in the oven and bake it for 10 minutes. Cut into eatable chunks, while it is still warm.
- Granola cookies:
Ingredients list for this recipe:
- 2 sticks of unsalted butter at room temperature
- 1 cup of brown sugar
- 4 tablespoons of coconut oil
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- ¾ cup of all-purpose flour
- ¼ cup of whole-wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- ½ teaspoon of kosher salt
- ½ cup of shredded coconut(unsweetened)
- 1 cup dates(chopped), or ½ cup of chocolate chips
- 2 cups of any healthy granola of your choice
Preheat your oven to 350-degree Fahrenheit. Take a baking sheet and line it with either silicone baking sheets or parchment paper. Take a bowl, add butter and sugar to it and whisk them together till fluffy and light. Add in the eggs, one at a time. Make sure that each egg is thoroughly blended into the mixture. To this mixture add coconut oil and vanilla extract. Take a bowl, mix all-purpose flour, wheat flour, salt, and baking soda. Put this mixture in the butter mix and combine everything. Add in the dates or chocolate chips, coconut, and granola. Combine everything and your cookie dough is ready. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, place the dough on the baking sheet. Bake till the edges turn brown. Let it completely cool on a wire rack.
These two recipes will definitely help you make your everyday granola yummier. These recipes are kids- friendly and your little one will enjoy them thoroughly. Hence, you can make your child gain the goodness of granola in a yummy way.