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banana chocolate chip oatmeal bars

Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

Andrea Toole
These delicious Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars is the perfect way to elevate your next snack session. Made with wholesome ingredients that you can feel good about!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 9 squares

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup chopped chocolate or chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Start by preheating the oven to 350°F. Line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, mash the bananas with a fork. Mix in the maple syrup, peanut butter, vanilla extract and whisk in the egg.
  • To the same bowl, add in the rolled oats, flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder. Mix together until combined.
  • Fold in the chocolate, reserving some for topping. Spread into the lined baking dish then top with the remaining chocolate before baking.
  • Bake for 25-28 minutes or until the middle is set and the edges are slightly browned.
  • Allow to cool on a wire cooling rack, slice into 9-12 squares and enjoy!

Notes

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up for 5 days, or at room temperature for up to 3 days. 
Enjoy as a snack, for breakfast with some yogurt, or even for dessert.
Keyword banana oatmeal bars, chocolate chip bars, healthy snack, peanut butter, snack, snack bars