10 Minute Nutella Skillet Granola

This Chocolate Granola Recipe with Nutella is super easy to make, coming together in just 10 minutes all in your nonstick skillet. It’s sweet, super chocolatey, and loaded with tons of big clusters. Almost more of a dessert than a snack!

Love Nutella as much as I do? Then try my Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies and my Nutella Swirled Cheesecake Bars!

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The BEST Homemade Granola Is Made with Nutella

Today I discovered that granola can be made in a skillet, and it can be made in less than 10 minutes. Pretty amazing huh!?

You all know by now that I love my granola. Maple Pecan, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pecan … and now this Super Easy Chocolate Granola with Nutella.

Loaded with creamy Nutella, cocoa powder, honey, butter, brown sugar, and pecans — aka heaven! It honestly tastes more like dessert than breakfast. Serve with a splash of milk or over your favorite yogurt. I personally like to snack on the granola until it’s gone. (which by the way is not very long).

This granola is ridiculously simple to make with only 7 ingredients, less than 5 minutes of prep time, 5 minutes of cooking (in a skillet). There’s really no reason to NOT make this granola!

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Key Ingredients for Nutella Granola

  • Unsalted Butter: Helps to better control the amount of sodium in this granola.
  • Honey: Is added for sweetness and helps bind the granola together. You could also use pure maple syrup or Caro syrup, if preferred.
  • Nutella: The star ingredient! If you’re not a fan of Nutella, you could use peanut butter or almond butter (or whichever nut butter you like). Just keep in mind it won’t be as sweet or chocolatey.
  • Old Fashioned Oats: Not instant or steel cut! You want to use old-fashioned, whole oats.
  • Pecans: Or any nut you prefer, like sliced almonds or hazelnuts.
  • Unsweetened Cocoa Powder: To add to the chocolatey flavor! Dutch-processed is best, but use whatever you’ve got.
  • Brown Sugar: To sweeten up this granola and tie everything together.

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How To Make Chocolate Granola

To make this Chocolate Granola, simply melt honey, butter, and Nutella in a skillet until smooth. Add in oats, pecans, sugar and cocoa powder, and mix until everything is coated. Cook for about 5 minutes, and transfer to a baking sheet to cool.

The granola hardens as it cools. (It tends to be sort of soft when it first comes out of the pan, so give it time to rest before diving in. Or serve it warm over vanilla ice cream. YUM!)

Skip the store bought stuff and give this homemade granola a try!

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  • Mix in your favorite dried fruit! Cherries, strawberries, or raspberries would be divine.
  • Add more nuts and seeds! Pistachios, walnuts, hazelnuts, or sliced almonds would work well here, as would flax seeds, chia seeds, or pepitas.
  • Incorporate even more chocolate! Mix in some dark chocolate, milk chocolate, semisweet, or white chocolate chips after it has cooled. Even M&Ms would work. (Especially the hazelnut variety!)

Storage and Freezing Instructions

This Chocolate Granola recipe will make a little over 2 cups. The granola can be stored for about a week in an airtight container in your pantry. You can even freeze it for up to 6 months and take it out as needed.

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10 Minute Nutella Skillet Granola

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Super Easy 10 Minute Nutella Skillet Granola. Sweet, super chocolatey and loaded with tons of big clusters.


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons nutella
  • 1 1/4 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar


  • Melt butter, honey and nutella in a large skillet.
  • Add in oats, pecans, cocoa powder and brown sugar. Stir to coat the oats.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the granola to a baking sheet and let cool. (The granola will harden as it cools). Takes about 15-30 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.
Nutrition Facts
10 Minute Nutella Skillet Granola
Amount Per Serving
Calories 554 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 309mg9%
Carbohydrates 68g23%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 31g34%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 350IU7%
Calcium 55mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 10 Minute Nutella Skillet Granola, Easy Breakfast Bake, Healthy Snacks, Pecan Nutella Granola

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