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4-Ingredient Lumps Of Coal (Vegan, Dairy-Free)

 4-Ingredient Lumps Of Coal
4-Ingredient Lumps Of Coal

Did you ever think you’d ASK for lumps of coal from Santa?

Don’t be surprised if this decadent dark chocolate recipe leaves you hoping to put on the naughty list ;).

These Lumps Of Coal are actually made with REAL activated charcoal (have you heard of its incredible benefits?) and our one and only Black Coco Chia granola (that’s right -- BLACK granola!).

With only 4 ingredients necessary, these are crazy easy to make, with minimal cleanup -- simple enough for kiddos to make, and tasty enough for scrooges of all ages to enjoy!

Read on for the recipe deets, and don’t forget to tag us (@gr8nola) in your creations for a chance to be featured on our social media. As always, stay #hungryforgr8ness!

Gr8nola Lumps Of Coal

4-Ingredient Lumps Of Coal


4-Ingredient Lumps Of Coal


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the gr8nola and 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, melt 1 cup dark chocolate with coconut oil until fully melted and smooth (microwave and stir for 15 seconds intervals, or melt over a double boiler).
  4. Once melted, add charcoal and stir until smooth and consistently black.
  5. Pour the melted chocolate into the granola mixture, and stir until both ingredients are fully coated in chocolate.
  6. By the tablespoon, scoop the granola mixture from the bowl and place on the prepared baking sheet. 
  7. Place in the refrigerator to allow chocolate to set. Enjoy! 
4-Ingredient Lumps Of Coal


Looking for more fruit crisp recipes? Check out our Christmas Morning French Toast or our White Chocolate Matcha Rice Krispies for more inspo!

Need to buy granola? We’ve got you covered with SIX low sugar superfood flavors for all taste buds and occasions!

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