Easter is right around the corner, which means delicious chocolate Cadbury mini eggs are back in stock at the store! The coated chocolate candies are a popular addition to cookies and cake. They are also perfect to mix in with Homemade Chocolate Granola for an Easter treat! This simple granola recipe takes just 25 minutes to make and it will make a great addition to any Easter basket!
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What ingredients do I need to make the Homemade Chocolate Granola?
There are just seven ingredients in this fun and colorful DIY Easter treat! Here is what you will need for the granola with mini eggs:
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How do I make the Homemade Granola with mini eggs?
This simple recipe comes together in just a few steps and it takes less than 30 minutes to make. Here is what you will need to do to make this festive Easter snack.
Step 1: Combine dry ingredients
Start off by preheating the oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking dish with parchment paper and set aside. Then, combine oats, cocoa powder and sugar in a large bowl.
Step 2: Add chocolate and coconut oil
Melt the chocolate in the microwave and add it to dry ingredients. Then, melt the coconut oil and drizzle over the oat mixture. Toss with a wooden spoon until ingredients are combined and well coated.
Step 3: Bake the Granola
Pour the oats mixture into the prepared parchment lined baking dish. Bake at 250 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
Step 4: Add Mini Eggs and Marshmallows
When the granola mixture has cooled completely, add in the mini eggs and marshmallow. Toss to combine ingredients well. Serve and enjoy!
PRO TIP: It is essential that the granola cools completely before adding in the marshmallows and mini eggs or they will melt!
What is the best way to store the granola?
It can be stored in an airtight container on the countertop for up to five days. Make sure to keep the granola away from heat so the mini eggs and marshmallows do not melt.
How can I use this as an Easter gift?
This chocolate treat is a fun addition to an Easter basket! It can be placed in small glass jars or in zip lock baggies to give as a gift.
Homemade Chocolate Granola with Mini Eggs
- Preheat oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.
- Combine the oats, cocoa powder and sugar in a large bowl.
- Melt the coconut oil in the microwave or on cooktop over low heat.
- Drizzle coconut oil over oats mixture, then toss with a wooden spoon until ingredients are well coated.
- Pour oats mixture into parchment lined baking dish.
- Bake for 15 minutes at 250. Remove from oven and cool completely.
- Once the granola is cooled, mix in the marshmallows and mini eggs.