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Maple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe + Happy Morning Hacks

Maple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe with JifThese Happy Morning Hacks were sponsored by Jif. I received Jif product samples for review purposes and made this amazing granola with it. Opinions are my own.

Getting it together each morning is not an easy feat. For years, I have just not been a morning person. I kind of run around like a chicken with my head cut off going from task to task without any sort of direction. Well at least I used to but then I got myself organized and now my mornings run much smoother. I have some hacks that I am sharing today with you in a effort to help you enjoy your mornings a little more each day. Plus we are sharing this fabulous Maple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe.

Jif TiredMy Happy Morning Hacks

See that tired woman up there? That used to be me every single day until I streamlined my morning routine with these simple hacks below.

1. Set an alarm.

No matter what time I have to be up each morning, I set my alarm for the same time every day. This keeps my body on a regular schedule and really keeps me from getting that tired.

2. Plan your day the night before.

I cannot believe how much time I could have saved over the years just by doing this simple trick. I lay out my clothes. I pack my lunch and snacks. Then I write a to-do list for the next day. All I do is get up and go each morning.

3. Eat a good breakfast.

We made this amazing Jif Maple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe with the intent of having a hearty breakfast which is always my preference. You can add this to yogurt, eat it right out of the storage container or even add it to the top of pancakes (crunchcakes).

4. Get the sleep you need.

Did you know that the average person needs at least 7 hours of sleep per night? I know that if I don't at least get 7 hours, I am pretty much dragging myself around the next day. Now I plan accordingly and make certain to go to bed at a decent time each night that allows me to get 7+ hours of sleep.

5. Find healthy snacks.

I am always hungry by mid morning and even more so when I go to the gym first. So I always grab some celery and a jar of peanut butter like Jif Cinnamon spread. I get the crunch I like while having a satisfying snack.

Check out our Maple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe below and let us know what you think.

Maple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe with JifAbout NEW Jif spreads

The new Jif Flavored Spreads feature Jif Peanut Butter in morning-inspired flavors — maple and cinnamon. You can spread over a piece of toast, add it on top of a favorite pancake recipe or just eat it right from the jar with a little celery. Jif Flavored Spreads are a great addition to your favorite breakfast staples.

With 7g of protein per serving, Jif Spreads are a tasty and satisfying addition to any morning routine. Jif Cinnamon Peanut Butter Spread and Jif Maple Peanut Butter Spread are available at grocery stores nationwide for around $2.99

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Ingredients:

  • 4 cups steel oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 cup dry roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup JIF Maple Peanut Butter

Maple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe with JifMaple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe with JifMaple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe with JifMaple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe with JifMaple Cinnamon Peanut Granola Recipe with JifDirections:

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Mix together oats, cinnamon, sea salt and peanuts in a large bowl.
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, add the honey, coconut oil and JIF Maple Peanut Butter. Microwave for 30 seconds on high and stir. You want the mixture to be warm.
  4. Combine the oat mixture with the peanut butter mixture.
  5. Using a spatula, press mixture onto a parchment paper lined or silpat covered baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and stir well. Press back into baking sheet with a spatula.
  7. Bake for another 20 minutes and repeat step above.
  8. Bake for 10 more minutes, remove from oven and let granola sit for 1 hour minimum. You want it to get to room temperature.
  9. Use the flat edge of your spatula to break up.
  10. Enjoy.

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36 Comments Leave a Comment »

  1. This looks delicious and the combo of ingredients is something that I imagine that my kids would LOVE.

  2. Pam Wattenbarger

    I love Jif spreads. Their maple peanut butter sounds like it would be perfect on an English muffin.

  3. Jeanine

    Oh my goodness. JIF with maple? Us Canadians sure are missing out. These look and sound delicious!

  4. This looks delicious! I cant wait to try it and add the recipe to our family cookbook.

  5. I have never been a fan of peanut butter. However, if they have cinnamon in them now, that may be a different question altogether. Gosh, I’m going to have to try that spread.

  6. I love how Jif is always bringing us new and exciting products. I’d love to try these new spreads!

  7. This homemade granola looks fabulous! I am an absolute peanut butter addict and can not wait to try these new Jif spreads.

  8. I totally need to reset my morning schedule. It’s totally out of whack! I like your suggestions!

  9. Ann Bacciaglia

    This looks so delicious and easy to make. I will have to get the ingredients so I can make some this weekend.

  10. This is one of my favorite combinations ever and this sounds so delightful! I would love to try this!

  11. I love a good granola recipe. This would be a great things for a quick breakfast.

  12. I have set alarms on several occasions. I either ignore them or just sleep right through them. My sleep schedule is so whack thought that it really doesn’t matter if I set an alarm or not. I am usually up before it goes off anyhow.

  13. mary

    THese look delicious. And I love that they are a healthy alternative!

  14. Nicole Escat

    I love anything with cinnamon! I want to try this recipe, seems like so easy to follow!

  15. I I never knew they made that kind of peanut butter. I would love to make this recipe oh my gosh does this it look delicious.

  16. What a yummy mixture to make up. Also looks like it would be a super easy and quick fix for that PB craving 😉

  17. These would make such a great snack! Especially in the office… I always munch on something and I try to make my snacking habits as healthy as possible.

  18. The fact that you added cinnamon to this made me sit up and beg. I need to try this!

  19. I have not seen these Jif spreads before!! This looks amazing, we love granola in my house.

  20. This looks so good! I am all about peanut butter and granola.

  21. I am so trying your recipe, I love all the ingredients in this treat! I will get me so me Jif the next trip to store.

  22. Sara

    We have a jar of this cinnamon peanut butter so I think we will be trying out this recipe this afternoon. I love your morning hacks.  #3 is so important! I sometimes eat two small breakfasts to make sure I have enough energy throughout a busy day!

  23. Rebecca Swenor

    This maple cinnamon peanut granola recipe sounds like something I am going to have to make. It sounds delicious and my sons love anything granola for snacking on to give them that little boost. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  24. Kathy

    That recipe sounds really good. It would be a great idea for a quick breakfast. I didn’t even know they made these flavors of peanut butter. I’ll be checking for them the next time I go shopping.

  25. Those flavored Jif spreads sound so yummy! I am a huge peanut butter lover, but I think I could switch it up from time to time. Thanks for sharing this recipe too!

  26. i have been seeing these flavored jifs at publix and really want to try them. i love all things peanut butter so i know i would love them

  27. I’m not a huge fan of peanuts but this sounds great. My son loves granola so I’m going to have to try these out.

  28. This looks scrumptious in every sense of the word! I’ll definitely have to try this granola recipe sometime.

  29. My 6 year old would absolutely love this! He is like obsessed with PB, but yet his younger brother is severely allergic to it. Thankfully he’s ok with it being in the same room, just can’t eat it. I think we may try this out for my picky 6yr old, I know it would have some good benefits for him (and no worries my 4yr old knows he can not have PB, I’ll make him his own batch with his sunbutter).

  30. These granola bars sound delicious. I love that they are made with healthy ingredients too. I should make some.

  31. This recipe looks delicious. I will be trying it out very soon.

  32. This looks so delicious! I had no idea Jif had these new flavors. Jif is my absolute favorite peanut butter.

  33. Yum! Bet those are delish! We love granola bars, but haven’t tried creating one here at home. Thanks for the recipe!

  34. These look divine. I think I would munch on them the entire day when working from home. Definitely, want to make them!

  35. Yum, yum, yum! I love granola and paired with these JIF spreads? Oh my!

  36. maggie branch

    This would be a great way to start the morning! This granola recipe features all of my favorite morning flavors and it looks very easy to make! Total win!

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