Banana Bread Granola Clusters
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Recipe type: Snack, Breakfast, Granola
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4-6
 
Crunchy clusters of granola packed with oats, cashew butter, cashews, pecans, and sweetened with bananas for a banana bread spin on your favorite snack! Gluten-free, vegan.
Ingredients
  • 1 large, very ripe banana, mashed
  • ⅓ c. pure maple syrup
  • ¼ c. roasted, unsalted cashew butter
  • 2 T. melted coconut butter
  • 1 t. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 c. certified gluten-free rolled oats
  • ½ c. cashews
  • ¼ c. pecans
  • ¼ t. ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the banana, maple syrup, cashew butter, coconut butter, and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Stir in the oats, cashews, pecans, cinnamon, and salt.
  4. Spread mixture evenly onto the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes, rotate the pan halfway through the baking process at the 15 minute mark.
  6. Make sure that you don't over bake the granola, it will start to brown quickly at the end.
  7. Let the granola cool completely to crisp, then break into clusters.
Recipe by Mangia at http://mangiablog.com/2014/09/23/granola-thats-bananas/