Updated: Feb 22, 2019
Let us help brighten your morning with delicious baked good flavor and provide you with the essential nutrients to support your morning energy needs too – Chewy Oatmeal Breakfast Bars! Get ready to enjoy the moist and chewy flavor of a granola bar without all the empty calories of excess sugar and fat! These breakfast bars are fast and simple to whip up in a flash and call for just 6 ingredients that most of us will find in our fridge and pantry - so you don't have to waste time or money to create this clean eats recipe! Loaded with complex carbs, healthy fats, lean protein, dietary fiber and essential vitamins in minerals all wrapped up in a moist and chewy bar...why limit yourself to just breakfast? You can enjoy these bars anytime!
3 bananas, mashed
1/3 C unsweetened applesauce
2 C oatmeal (can opt for gluten free)
1/4 C unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or milk of choice)
1/2 C dried cranberries (or raisins, dates, etc.)
1 & 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In medium size bowl combine mashed banana with wet ingredients, then add cinnamon and mix well with a fork.
Add oatmeal and stir until well combined.
Spread mixture into a 12x12 baking dish (lightly coat if using a metal pan vs. glass baking dish)
Bake 20 minutes (or until lightly golden brown)
Remove from oven and cool for at least 5 minutes before cutting into squares to serve.
Eat and Enjoy!