Chocolate Granola Raspberry Cups

One of these cups is the perfect serving size to satisfy a sweet craving. You can also make this recipe on a non-stick sheet pan that has at least a one-inch lip, and then cut into thin squares.

Best Health magazine, May 2013; Photo by Maya Visynei


100g 70% dark chocolate
1-1/2cups (375 mL) low-fat fruit-and-nut granola cereal*
12 raspberries
1 tsp (5 mL) icing sugar

* For example, Dorset Cereals Granola Cherry & Almond, or Kimberley’s Own Original Blend


Place chocolate in a medium-sized stainless steel bowl. Put bowl over top of a small pot of simmering water and let chocolate melt. Stir constantly. Remove bowl from pot once chocolate is melted. Add granola cereal to chocolate and stir to combine. Divide mixture into 12 non-stick, paper-lined mini muffin cups and press down. Top each with a raspberry and put in fridge for one hour. Remove, sprinkle with icing sugar and serve.


Makes 12 muffin cups. Per muffin cup: 138 calories, 2 g protein, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre, 0 mg cholesterol, 61 mg sodium


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Chocolate Granola Raspberry Cups
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