Oat Cookie Bars

Oat cookie bars are fantastic options to have available if you are in a rush and need something on the go. Oats are not only beneficial for your digestive health, but oats are also very nutritious. Oats are typically thought of as a good source of carbohydrates, but oats also contain a good amount of protein. The oat cookie bar recipe is one of my favorite options because the recipe is quite flexible. This recipe usually calls for adding in bananas as a fruit, but there is no strict requirement for what fruit anyone can add to their bars. This gives one freedom to add or substitute ingredients that best work with one’s allergies or taste preferences. Also remember if you prefer a sweeter taste, honey and agave are great additions. 

In 2015, a study conducted in Germany on adults facing major joint pain and arthritis found that diary can increase inflammation throughout the body. This correlation was discovered when scientists found that of the 40,000 adults in the study, those who digested the most dairy were more likely to need a hip replacement surgery. However, milk does contain healthy nutrients like vitamin D, calcium, and vital proteins. If you have a dairy allergy or arthritis concerns and need a good source of calcium, adding oat cream as a base may be the best option for you.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg replacer or egg if ok
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 bananas mashed (sub with any fruit about 1/2- 2/3 cup)
  • 1/2 cup GF oat flour
  • 1/2 cup GF oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup GF oat bran 

Preparation:

  • Mix together oat flour, oatmeal, and oat bran
  • Add in sugar, canola oil, egg replacer, vanilla, and bananas
  • Mix well and make bars from the mixture
  • Place the oatmeal bars in an oiled 9×9 inch pan
  • Bake at 350F for 30 mins

Notes:

  • You can easily add any good fruit or veggie to this recipe.  Ideas might be banana, raisins, pumpkin, apricots, pears, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries. If using a mild veggie or fruit,  add ½ tsp cinnamon to the recipe.

 

GFCF, DF, SF

Legend:

  • GFCF – gluten free casein free
  • SF – soy  free
  • DF – dairy free
  • EF – egg free

17 Comments

  1. chio.bitamor

    I was in a rush one morning, so I grabbed one of these oat cookie bars from the fridge.They were the perfect thing for me to have on the go!

  2. juvl.laine

    They are healthy and nutritious, but also just sweet enough to satisfy my sweet tooth.

  3. jrallerda

    I am in love with these oat cookie bars. They make the perfect snack when you are on the go and they taste so good!

  4. mistatinka

    I often find myself craving them when I am not at home. The oats inside are great for your digestion and it is so nice to have a healthier option.

  5. astrl_walker28

    Oat Cookie Bars are an excellent option for oat lovers. The flavor is great, the texture is perfect, and it’s got a wonderful blend of ingredients that make it a healthy snack.

  6. givrix

    Super convenient for those who are on the go and need something quick!

  7. jtbuelog

    My favorite part about them is the fact that they offer high-quality ingredients, meaning that I know I’m getting all of the good stuff!

  8. rizaizatadib

    Oat cookie bars are the best!

  9. erroljohn.official

    I have severe food intolerances and these are some of the few breakfast things that give me enough energy to go on with my day.

  10. berie_1730

    These make great snacks when I’m in a rush and trying to get out the door!

  11. sh_marie

    Oat Cookie Bars are one of the best snacks on the go!

  12. yrvonnliu

    Oats are great for your digestion, so these bars can help you out in that department as well.

  13. nea.deguzman

    The oat cookie bars are really easy to make and are so delicious that even my kids love them. Thank you for such a great recipe

  14. jhehrei2507

    I swear by oat cookie bars and use them all the time. I love how easy they are to make but also how flexible and variable the recipe is.

  15. jerchogalsim

    I usually add bananas in, which is my favorite choice for this recipe, but you could also add any other fruit you like, or even nuts!

  16. dtykocki

    I love oat cookie bars! The recipe is so easy to follow and the ingredients are always on hand.

  17. mr.epoy04oj

    I make these every week, they are so delicious and a great alternative to traditional cookies!

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