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Oil-Free Chocolate Coconut Granola

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: snacks
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: american


With 2 kinds of oats, crispy rice, and coconut flakes this Oil-Free Chocolate Coconut Granola is the ultimate crunchy, cluster-packed sweet snack or cereal!


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup crispy brown rice cereal
  • ½ cup steel cut oats*
  • ¼ cup cacao or cocoa powder
  • Optional: pinch of salt
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut or coconut flakes


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. Combine the rolled oats, steel cut oats, rice cereal, cacao/cocoa powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Stir briefly to combine.
  3. Add the maple syrup. Mix to evenly coat.
  4. Stir in the coconut.
  5. Spread onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Press into a solid rectangle.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes at 375F.
  7. Let it cool for at least 30 minutes before breaking apart for the most clusters.
  8. Transfer to an airtight jar. It will keep for 1-2 weeks.


You could alternatively use buckwheat, seeds, nuts, or just more rolled oats instead of the steel cut oats.

Keywords: gluten free, chocolate, snacks, healthy, easy, dairy free, oatmeal