Peanut Butter Granola

PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA WITH PB2

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This peanut butter granola with PB2 is an irresistible combination of sweetness and crunchiness. The rich nuttiness of powdered peanut butter and crunchy chopped peanuts are combined with oats, drizzled with maple syrup, and baked to perfection. This granola is a satisfying snack or delicious breakfast that is packed with protein and fiber. We love to make yogurt bowls with granola and fruit. This peanut butter granola is effortless to make and can be enjoyed just how it is or with added raisins, dried fruits, nuts, or chocolate. Try your favorite combination, you can’t go wrong however you make it.

Why You Will Love Peanut Butter Granola

  • This granola is bursting with peanut butter flavor.
  • The PB2 gives this granola an incredible peanut butter flavor.
  • It is crunchy and has delicious clusters.
  • This homemade granola is easy to make with simple ingredients.
  • You can enjoy this granola in so many ways!
  • This granola is gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan!

Ingredients Needed For Peanut Butter Granola

Peanut butter granola ingredients
  • Rolled Oats: Use old-fashioned rolled oats in this granola recipe.
  • PB2: Powdered peanut butter (PB2) adds delicious peanut butter flavor to this granola.
  • Milk: Use your milk of choice in this recipe. We used unsweetened vanilla almond milk.
  • Maple Syrup: Sweeten this granola with maple syrup.
  • Peanuts: Use unsalted or low-sodium peanuts in this recipe.
  • Vanilla: Add a splash of vanilla extract.
  • Chia Seeds: Adds omega 3’s and fiber.
  • Salt: Just a pinch of salt to enhance the flavors.

Powdered Peanut Butter To Use

This granola is made with powdered peanut butter. We used PB2 powdered peanut butter but PBfit will also work. The powdered peanut butter adds peanut butter flavor to the granola while lightening it up.

How To Make Peanut Butter Granola

Step 1: Roughly chop the peanuts.

Roughly chopped peanuts

Step 2: Add the rolled oats and PB2 powdered peanut butter to a large bowl. Then, mix these ingredients.

Mixed oats and powdered peanut butter

Step 3: Add the milk, maple syrup, roughly chopped peanuts, vanilla extract, chia seeds, and salt to the bowl with the rolled oats and PB2.

Ingredients for granola in bowl

Step 4: Mix the granola. Thoroughly combine all the ingredients.

Mixed peanut butter granola in bowl

Step 5: Evenly spread the granola on a sheet pan with parchment paper.

Granola on sheet pan

Step 6: Bake the granola at 350°F for 16-20 minutes. Flip the granola halfway through so it cooks evenly. Then, let it cool and enjoy!

Serving Suggestions

There are so many ways to enjoy this peanut butter granola. Here are some ideas:

  • Yogurt Bowl: Add it to a yogurt or cottage cheese fruit bowl. Serve with strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, sliced bananas, or your favorite fruit.
  • With Milk: Enjoy this granola as a cereal with unsweetened vanilla almond milk or your favorite milk.
  • Snack: Enjoy this granola as a delicious snack.
  • Parfaits: Make yogurt and berry parfaits with layers of this granola.
  • Smoothie Bowl: Add some granola over top of a smoothie bowl for flavor and crunch.
  • Ice Cream: Add some of this granola over top of your favorite ice cream. It is also delicious with our protein ice cream.
  • Pancakes: Sprinkle some of this granola over pancakes.
Granola in a jar

Expert Tips

  • Thoroughly Mix The Granola: Thoroughly mix all the ingredients for this granola to distribute them evenly. Mix until the powdered peanut butter isn’t powdery anymore and all the ingredients are combined.
  • Spread On Sheet Pan: Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and spread the granola in a thin, even layer so it gets crispy.
  • Flip Granola Halfway: Use a spatula to flip the granola halfway while baking. It helps ensure it becomes crispy on both sides.

Storage Instructions

Store peanut butter granola in an airtight jar at room temperature on the counter for 3-4 days.

Peanut Butter Granola Variations

  • Sweetener Options: We sweetened this granola with maple syrup because it adds wonderful flavor and helps bind the granola since it is a liquid sweetener. You can substitute the maple syrup for honey.
  • Powdered Peanut Butter: PB2 or PBfit powdered peanut butter will work in this recipe.
  • Mix-Ins: You can mix more delicious ingredients into your granola after baking it. Some great options are golden raisins, regular raisins, chopped dried fruit, coconut flakes, or mini chocolate chips.
  • Nuts: We love adding chopped peanuts to this granola for even more peanut butter flavor. If you don’t have chopped peanuts, add slivered almonds, cashews, walnuts, or whatever nuts you prefer instead.
  • Make More Granola: If you want to make more granola, double or triple this recipe.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does Peanut Butter Granola Last?

This homemade peanut butter granola is best enjoyed within four days when stored in an airtight jar.

Is Peanut Butter Granola Healthy?

This granola is healthier than many store-bought options. We have lightened it up by using PB2 powdered peanut butter. Also, there is no oil in this recipe. We used a small amount of maple syrup for sweetness and simple ingredients such as oats and chopped peanuts. It is packed with peanut butter flavor and made with cleaner ingredients.

How Do I Make Crispy Granola?

This granola is crispy and crunchy. Spread the granola into a thin layer, bake it long enough, and flip it halfway through. This allows both sides of the granola to be crispy. Once the granola cools, it will become even crispier.

Is Peanut Butter Granola Vegan?

Yes! This homemade peanut butter granola recipe is naturally vegan!

Is This Granola Gluten-Free?

This granola is naturally gluten-free if you use certified gluten-free rolled oats.

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PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA WITH PB2

5.0 from 2 votes
Recipe by Shawna Course: BreakfastCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

18

minutes
Calories

60

kcal

This peanut butter granola with PB2 is an irresistible combination of sweetness and crunchiness. It is gluten-free, vegan, delicious, and effortless to make.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 CUP rolled oats

  • 2 tablespoons PB2 (powdered peanut butter)

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened vanilla almond milk or milk of choice

  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted or low-sodium peanuts, roughly chopped

  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds

  • pinch of salt

Directions

  • Roughly chop the peanuts.
  • Add the rolled oats and PB2 powdered peanut butter to a large bowl and mix.
  • Add the milk, maple syrup, roughly chopped peanuts, vanilla extract, chia seeds, and salt to the bowl with the rolled oats and PB2.
  • Thoroughly mix the granola to combine the ingredients.
  • Spread the granola in a thin, even layer on a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Bake the granola at 350°F for 16-20 minutes. Flip the granola halfway through so it cooks evenly and gets crispy on both sides. Then, let the granola cool and enjoy!

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Notes

  • Store leftover peanut butter granola in an airtight jar at room temperature on the counter for 3-4 days.
  • WW Points™: 3 points per serving
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Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories60
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 1.9g 2%
    • Saturated Fat 0.2g 0%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 66mg 3%
  • Total Carbohydrate 8.9g 3%
    • Dietary Fiber 1.6g 4%
    • Sugars 3.4g
  • Protein 2.5g 4%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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