Recipes — spring

Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

Once you've tried an oaty, nutty, buttery granola crust made with our Original Granola, you'll never make another graham cracker crust again. But these dense, creamy strawberry cheesecake bars are an indulgent treat you'll definitely want to make over and over! Makes 16 Bars Crust 2 cups Michele’s Original Granola, finely ground 6 tbsp butter, melted 2 tbsp granulated sugar   Strawberry Cheesecake Filling 2 lbs fresh strawberries, cleaned and cut in half ¾ cup granulated sugar 16 oz cream cheese, softened 1 oz package, unflavored gelatin powder Fresh strawberries, for garnish Michele’s Original Granola, for garnish Preheat the oven to...

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Kitchen Sink Cookies with Almond Butter Granola

Kitchen Sink Cookies with Almond Butter Granola

Crunchy whole almonds and rich almond buttery granola chunks combine deliciously with caramelized brown butter plus sweet and salty add-ins in this new classic cookie. Makes 12 cookies 1 cup butter, salted 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup light brown sugar 3/4 cup sugar 1 large egg + 1 egg yolk 1 tbsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup Michele’s Almond Butter Granola, lightly crumbled 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips  1/2 cup crushed crinkle-cut potato chips 1/2 cup crushed pretzels  1/2 cup mini marshmallows  Preheat the oven to 375. Place butter in a small...

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Recipe: Chocolate Mendiants with Michele's Lemon Pistachio

If you're looking for a special, sunny treat that's simple to make, we're excited to share this chocolatey confection created by our friend Elise Smith of WinniE's Bakery. This recipe includes our spring Lemon Pistachio granola, baked with tangy organic lemon juice and crunchy pistachios, and not one, but three different varieties of chocolate! Let us know if you give this a try... Chocolate Mendiants w/ Lemon Pistachio Granola Makes about 24-30 mendiants Ingredients: 1 (6oz) Bittersweet chocolate bar 1 (6oz) Semi-Sweet chocolate bar 1 (6oz) Dark chocolate bar Zest of 1 lemon 1-2 tbsp dried Verbena leaves 1 tbsp...

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Recipe: Baked French Toast with Michele's Lemon Pistachio Granola

What mom doesn't love a special breakfast on Mother's Day? My sister-in-law recently prepared a similar casserole for a family gathering, and I loved how everyone could be served piping hot french toast at the same time and it was sweet enough that I didn’t need any extra syrup! So I was inspired to create my own highlighting some of my favorites—juicy blueberries and our seasonal Lemon Pistachio granola. Baked French Toast with Michele's Lemon Pistachio Granola  Ingredients: 1 loaf stale bread, approx. 1 lb (I used sourdough, but Challah or French bread would work well too) 6 eggs 1...

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