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Gluten Free Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars (Vegan, One Bowl, GF, DF)


Description

Gluten Free Chocolate Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars (V, GF): a one bowl recipe for whole ingredient breakfast bars bursting with double the chocolate. Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Whole Grain.


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Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 medium banana, ripened
  • ¼ cup natural, unsalted creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon ground flax + 3 tablespoons water, whisked together, set for 15 minutes)
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups gluten free rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

Add-in Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup vegan chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup raisins (or your favorite dried fruit)
  • ¼ cup walnuts, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper or greased foil. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, add peeled banana. Using a sturdy whisk or fork, mash until smooth. Add the remaining wet ingredients: peanut butter, maple syrup, coconut oil, flax egg and vanilla. Whisk until well incorporated.
  3. Add the dry ingredients: oats, cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder. Using a rubber spatula, stir and fold until well mixed. Fold in chocolate chips, raisins and walnuts.
  4. Pour this mixture into the prepared baking pan. Using the rubber spatula, smooth into an even layer.
  5. Bake for 12-18 minutes, until just lightly browned around the edges. Mine took 15 minutes. Cool for about 1 hour. Slice into bars. Enjoy! Storing instructions below.

Notes

– Adapted from my Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Bars.
– Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
– More breakfast recipes (all V + GF): peanut butter chocolate chip oatmeal breakfast bars, good morning breakfast cookies, peanut butter banana breakfast cookies.

  • Category: Breakfast, Bars, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy-Free, Whole Grain.
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