These little bites are truly incredible. The creamy, nutty, mild base paired with the rich, crunchy chocolate layer is a match made in heaven. And with that sprinkle of flaky sea salt on top? There are no words.

Chocolate Granola Cups [Vegan, Gluten-Free]





Cooking Time




For the Granola Layer:

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (use gluten-free if needed)
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • Splash of almond milk (if needed)

For the Chocolate Layer:

  • 3 tablespoons vegan dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut oil


  1. Mix together oats, sunflower seeds, cinnamon, and salt in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Add peanut butter, maple syrup, and coconut oil into dry ingredients and stir until thoroughly combined. If you're having trouble with the mixing, feel free to add a splash of almond milk.
  3. Fill your baking tray with the mixture.
  4. To make the chocolate layer, microwave chocolate chips and coconut oil for 1 minute and 30 seconds then stir until smooth.
  5. Spoon chocolate into each muffin cup then refrigerate for 15-30 minutes.
  6. Finally, sprinkle with flaky sea salt.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 67 | Carbs: 7 g | Fat: 4 g | Protein: 1 g | Sodium: 11 mg | Sugar: 3 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.