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Vegan and Gluten-Free Oatmeal Bars
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Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

These healthy peanut butter oatmeal bars are vegan, gluten-free and jazzed up with some chocolate chips. They make an awesome snack or a healthy dessert!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate chunk, oatmeal bars, peanut butter bars
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 16 squares
Calories 152kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line an 8” x 8” baking pan with parchment and set aside.
  • Whisk together flaxseed meal and water and set aside. Allow to gel for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Beat together applesauce and peanut butter until creamy. Add sugar and flax eggs, and beat until combined.
  • Add quinoa flour, oats, baking soda and salt and mix until incorporated. Fold in chocolate chunks (or chips).
  • Transfer batter to the prepared baking pan. Press it into the corners of the pan using wet hands or a pastry roller. Bake on the center rack for 20 - 22 minutes.
  • Let the bars cool in pan completely before slicing. Bars can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two days.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 137mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg