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Spiced toasted rolled oats, nuts, and seeds (your choice!) are mixed with honey, butter, and chocolate powdered drink mix for this delicious granola.

Recipe Summary

20 mins
35 mins
15 mins
24 servings


Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Lightly grease a 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside. In a large bowl combine oats, coarsely chopped nuts, seeds, apple pie spice and salt; set aside.

  • In a small saucepan combine coconut oil and honey until coconut butter melts. Stir in Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Rich Milk Chocolate Powdered Drink Mix. Drizzle over the oats mixture; toss to coat. Spread evenly in the prepared pan.

  • Bake about 20 minutes or until light brown, stirring after 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Stir in dried fruit.

  • Spread granola on a large piece of foil to cool. Store at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 5 days. (Or place in freezer bags and freeze up to 2 months.

Coarsely Chopped Nuts:

Choose one or combine to make 3/4 cup total: raw unsalted pecans, pistachios, cashews, walnuts, almonds, macadamia or hazelnuts


Choose one or combine to make 1/4 cup total: sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds (pepitas), chia seeds, hemp nuts, flax seeds, or wheat germ

Dried Fruit:

Choose one or combine to make 1 cup total: raisins, dried cherries, dried cranberries, dried apricots, or dates

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 22.4g; fat 6.4g; cholesterol 0.2mg; sodium 30mg. Full Nutrition