Peanut Butter Granola


This content originally appeared on ForGoodMeasure. Republished with permission.

I really enjoy peanut butter and I really adore history. That said, I like to think of Peanut Butter Granola as the perfect blend of my two passions. While traditional versions tend to be carb-laden & overly-sweetened, my recipe is a protein power-house relying on raw peanuts and creamy peanut butter to deliver crunch and flavor. If you ask me, it’s the perfect snack while reading up on granola’s origin & history, which I might add, dates back to the 1800s.

peanut butter granola

Peanut Butter Granola

This recipe is a protein power-house relying on raw peanuts and creamy peanut butter to deliver crunch and flavor.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 1/2 cups
Calories 388 kcal per serving


  • 1 ½ cups unsalted almonds
  • 1 ½ cups unsalted peanuts
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup flax seeds
  • ¼ cup vanilla protein powder
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

  2. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment.

  3. Rough chop almonds & peanuts either with a chef’s knife or processor. With the latter, be sure to use the pulse function, ensuring texture not dust.

  4. Mix almonds, peanuts, and remaining dry ingredients in a large bowl.

  5. Set aside.

  6. In a small saucepan on medium-heat, melt peanut butter and butter, stirring often.

  7. Remove from heat.

  8. Add water, honey and vanilla to melted butter mixture, stirring to combine.

  9. Pour melted butter mixture over dry ingredients, mixing thoroughly.

  10. Spread on prepared baking sheet, pushing down firmly.

  11. Bake for 20 minutes or until light brown with crispy edges.

  12. Cool for one hour before storing in an airtight container.

Recipe Notes

Net carbs: 8g

Naturally low-carb & gluten-free

Nutrition Facts

Peanut Butter Granola

Amount Per Serving

Calories 388 Calories from Fat 297

% Daily Value*

Fat 33g51%

Cholesterol 14mg5%

Sodium 44mg2%

Carbohydrates 14g5%

Fiber 6g25%

Sugar 5g6%

Protein 14g28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Please note that the nutritional information may vary depending on the specific brands of products used. We encourage everyone to check specific product labels in calculating the exact nutritional information.

Peanut Butter Granola Recipe

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