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Apple Oatmeal Bars

These healthy apple oatmeal bars are the perfect healthy sweet treat for breakfast! Top 'em with a litle yogurt (regular or coconut milk) and it's reminiscent of apple pie and ice cream!
Servings 9
Calories 185kcal
Author Snacking in Sneakers

Ingredients

Base

  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp powdered peanut butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Topping

  • 1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 sliced apples
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix all ingredients for base thoroughly.
  • Lightly grease a square baking dish (either 8x8 or 9x9) with either cooking spray or a little coconut oil. Press ingredients for the base into the dish and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix ingredients for the topping. When base is done, add topping and press down into base. Bake for an additional 15 minutes. Remove from oven, let cool, and cut into 9 squares. Store in a container in the fridge.

Notes

Nutrition analysis (approximate per bar):
185 calories, 4 g fat, 2 g sat fat, 79 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 13 g sugar, 4 g protein, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 10%, Calcium: 5%, Iron: 7%

Nutrition

Calories: 185kcal