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!
- 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.
Add rolled oats, baking powder and sea salt to the bowl with the wet ingredients and stir to combine.
Fold in chocolate chips.
Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking pan and smooth out the top with a spatula. Sprinkle extra chocolate chips on top.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown on top and toothpick inserted comes out clean.
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