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Multiple oatmeal chocolate chip bars on parchment paper.
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5 from 6 votes

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars

These oatmeal chocolate chip bars are a tasty, wholesome treat made without flour, oil or refined sugar. They're chewy, loaded with chocolate chips and so easy to make!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars
Servings: 12


  • ¾ cup drippy almond butter I used Wild Friends almond butter
  • ½ cup mashed ripe banana
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips plus more for topping
  • Flaky sea salt for topping, optional


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line an 8x8 inch baking pan with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Add nut butter, mashed banana, maple syrup, flaxseed and vanilla extract to a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
    A woman's hand using a whisk in a bowl of wet ingredients for the healthy oatmeal chocolate chip bars.
  • Add rolled oats, baking powder and sea salt to the bowl with the wet ingredients and stir to combine.
    A woman's hand with a silicon spatula mixing the ingredients for oatmeal chocolate chip bars in a large mixing bowl.
  • Fold in chocolate chips.
    Ingredients for the oatmeal chocolate chip bars in a large mixing bowl with a silicone spatula and a cluster of chocolate chips.
  • Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking pan and smooth out the top with a spatula. Sprinkle extra chocolate chips on top.
    A woman's hand using a silicone spatula to form the oatmeal chocolate chip bars in a square baking pan.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown on top and toothpick inserted comes out clean.
    Oatmeal chocolate chip bars in a square baking pan.
  • Allow the bars to cool completely in the pan before cutting into squares and serving.


Serving: 1 bar | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 158mg | Potassium: 227mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g