Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars Recipe

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Valerie January 11, 2021

How To Make Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

Made of healthy wholesome ingredients, these peanut butter chunk oatmeal bars is crumbly and moist it put all our oatmeal bars recipe to shame.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 18 minutes
Total: 33 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cuppacked brown sugar,(100g)
  • 1cupchunky peanut butter,(250g) or creamy
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • 1cupwhole wheat flour,(127g) spoon & leveled
  • 1cupold-fashioned rolled oats,(80g)
  • 1tspBaking Soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ½cupmilk,(120ml) I used almond milk, but use whichever you prefer
  • ½cupdairy-free chocolate chips,(90g) or regular chocolate chips
  • ½cupraisins,(70g) or whichever mix-ins you’d like

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Line a 8 by 8 baking dish with parchment paper or spray with nonstick spray. Set aside.

  3. With an electric mixer, mix the brown sugar and peanut butter on medium speed until light in color and fluffy, about 3 minutes.

  4. Mix in the vanilla, scraping down the sides as needed.

  5. On medium speed, add in the flour, oats, salt, and baking soda.

  6. The dough will be very thick and clumpy, but it will come together.

  7. Slowly add the milk in a steady stream, mixing until a dough forms. Fold in chocolate chips and raisins.

  8. Use your hands to make sure everything is combined, if needed.

  9. Once dough is completely combined, press it lightly into the prepared baking dish.

  10. Bake for about 17-20 minutes until the bars are lightly golden and set.

  11. Allow to cool completely and cut into squares. Serve.

Recipe Notes

  • Bars will be good stored up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 221.45kcal
  • Fat: 10.72g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.91g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.96g
  • Fiber: 2.44g
  • Sugar: 15.97g
  • Protein: 5.98g
  • Cholesterol: 1.81mg
  • Sodium: 128.55mg
  • Calcium: 37.59mg
  • Potassium: 189.03mg
  • Iron: 1.01mg
  • Vitamin A: 3.51µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.15mg
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