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Chocolate chip peanut butter banana oat bar on a piece of parchment paer atop a flour napkin.

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Banana Oat Bars {vegan, 4-ingredients, GF}


  • Author: Camilla
  • Prep Time: 3
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 18 minutes
  • Yield: 16 bars 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Chocolate chip peanut butter banana oat bars are the perfect portable breakfast or healthy snack, anytime! Made with 4 simple ingredients, they are vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, and 80 calories each.


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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) mashed very ripe banana
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) creamy peanut butter (or nut/seed butter of choice)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups rolled oats (certified gluten-free, as needed)
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips (see notes for options)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F (175C). Line an 8-inch (20 cm) square baking pan with parchment paper (or simply spray with nonstick cooking spray).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the banana and peanut butte until smooth. Add the oats and chocolate chips, stirring until completely blended.
  3. Spread into prepared baking pan, pressing down firmly.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 14 to 17 minutes until the surface looks and feel dry and the edges are golden brown.
  5. Cool in the pan for 45 minutes to an hour before cutting into 16 bars.

Notes

Storage: Store the cooled bars in an airtight container at room temperature for 2 days, the refrigerator 1 week, or the freezer for up to 2 months.

Chocolate Chip Subs: An equal amount of chopped nuts, seeds or dried fruit can be used in place of the chocolate chips.

 

  • Category: Bars
  • Method: Baking

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 bar
  • Calories: 80
  • Sugar: 3.5 g
  • Sodium: 52.1 mg
  • Fat: 4.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.3 g
  • Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: oats, banana, panut butter, bars, breakfast bars, 4 ingredients, easy, 1 bowl, gluten-free, vegan. egg-free, dairy-free, oil-free

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