Frozen yogurt granola cups are one of the ideal summer treats. The sun is blazing hot, especially here in the south, and we look for any and every way to stay cool. Aaaaand creamy yogurt topped with fresh berries and slivered almonds on top of a sweet granola crust sounds pretty perfect to us! These granola cups are easy to assemble: make the granola crust and press it into a muffin tin, spoon low-fat Greek yogurt into each cup, top with berries and almonds, and freeze! The hardest part is waiting for them to thaw a little before biting in. The cups are also customizable based on what you want - you can use any flavor of yogurt, granola, and toppings! We love these yogurt granola cups as a frozen treat to cool us off in the summer heat.
Reasons to make these granola cups
- They are so easy. Like insanely easy. There is no cooking or baking involved - simply mix granola with peanut butter and honey, press into a muffin tin, fill with yogurt and toppings. That's it! You can even swirl it with your favorite fruit preserves or our easy berry chia seed jam.
- The frozen yogurt granola cups make a great breakfast, snack, or dessert! All you need to do is thaw them on the counter at room temp for ~30 minutes before eating.
- Health benefits! Using low-fat or fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt (shoutout to Siggi's for being our fav!) will give you protein to keep you full and probiotics to keep your gut healthy.
- They are versatile, meaning you can use whatever flavor granola, yogurt, and/or fruit you want! We suggest using our pecan granola as the base but if you really want to be efficient with time, Safe and Fair is one of our favorite granola companies (get the birthday cake - you won't be disappointed).
Depending on what ingredients you use, they can be! Choose Greek yogurts that are lower in added sugar and use natural (fresh or frozen) fruit. Be aware of the caloric content of granola because this can be a little high. Our recipe uses low-fat Greek yogurt, a little bit of peanut butter and honey to keep the granola crust together, and fresh berries!
You can use any nut or seed butter, including almond, cashew, soy, or sunflower. We suggest using a natural nut butter because they are more liquid, making them easier to mix with the granola and honey. If you're looking for an alternative to honey, we recommend using real maple syrup.
Yes! Assuming you choose a gluten-free granola and make sure your yogurt is gluten-free, the cups will be GF. You can also make them vegan by using maple syrup in the granola crust and a plant-based yogurt.
These cups will last in the freezer for ~1 month. The fruit may get a little frosty the longer they are kept in the freezer but this is totally normal.
Yes! We love freezing Greek yogurt as an alternative to ice cream. We highly recommend using low-fat (or even full-fat) Greek yogurt as opposed to fat-free. The higher fat content in the yogurt produces a creamier texture, making it taste more like ice cream.
Other recipes you may like
If you are looking for other easy, no-bake dessert or meal prep breakfast ideas, check out these recipes:
- Espresso Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins
- Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries and Almond
- Banana Nut Bread
- Healthy Cookie Dough Dip
- No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie
- Fruity Pebbles Rice Krispie Treats
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Frozen Yogurt Granola Cups
Frozen yogurt granola cups are one of the ideal summer treats. Creamy yogurt topped with fresh berries and slivered almonds on top of a sweet granola crust sounds pretty perfect to us! These granola cups are easy to assemble: make the granola crust and press it into a muffin tin, spoon low-fat Greek yogurt into each cup, top with berries and almonds, and freeze. The cups are also customizable based on what you want - you can use any flavor of yogurt, granola, and toppings!
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Total Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 12 cups 1x
- Category: Desserts, Snacks
- Cuisine: American
For the granola crust
- 2 cups granola (we love our recipe!)
- ⅓ cup natural nut butter
- 3 Tbsp honey
For the filling
- 2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt
- ⅔ cup fresh or frozen berries (or berry chia jam)
- 3 Tbsp sliced almonds (optional)
- Mix granola, nut butter, and honey in a medium bowl.
- Line a muffin tin with liners and lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray.
- Spoon ¼ cup granola mixture in each liner and gently press into the bottom.
- Spoon ¼ cup Greek yogurt on top of the granola crust.
- Sprinkle berries and almonds onto (or swirl jam into) the yogurt.
- Freeze for 2 hours or overnight.
- Thaw for 30 minutes before enjoying!
- Store in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 1 month.
- If you don't to freeze them, they will last in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
- You can use any flavor Greek yogurt and any toppings you would like!
- Serving Size: 1 cup
- Calories: 170
- Sugar: 12
- Sodium: 60
- Fat: 7
- Saturated Fat: 1
- Unsaturated Fat: 1
- Trans Fat: 0
- Carbohydrates: 21
- Fiber: 2
- Protein: 8
- Cholesterol: 2
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