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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars – Healthy


Crispy, chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookie bars that are secretly healthy with mouthwatering texture from chewy oats and melty chocolate morsels. The best healthy oatmeal cookie bars!



Dry Ingredients

  • ½ cup oat flourif using homemade oat flour, make sure it’s very finely ground (not coarse)
  • ¾ cup rolled oats
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Wet Ingredients

  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • ½ flax egg (1/2 tablespoon ground flaxseed + 1 ½ tablespoons water, whisked together, set for 15 minutes) – remember to make just 1/2 a flax egg! 😉
  • ¾ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup


Optional Topping

  • 2 tablespoons sugar free chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment or greased foil. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together all the wet ingredients. Whisk until well mixed.
  4. Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture. Stir and fold with a rubber spatula until no flour patches remain. Fold in chocolate chips.
  5. Transfer this mixture into the prepared baking pan. Using the rubber spatula, spread into an even, tightly-packed layer. Optionally, press chocolate chips into the top of the bars.
  6. Bake for 26-30 minutes, until golden brown on top. Mine took 28 minutes.
  7. Place baking pan on a cooling rack, allowing to cool for 30 minutes. Pinch the edges of parchment/foil and lift bars onto the rack to continue cooling completely (about 1-2 hours). Slice into 16 bars. Enjoy!


Storing Instructions: Store in an airtight container at room temperature for 1-2 weeks.

Freezing Instructions: Store in a freezer-friendly container. Keep for 1-3 months in the freezer. Thaw at room temperature for about 10-20 minutes before enjoying. Or, warm in the microwave for about 5-10 seconds.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 28 minutes
  • Category: Dessert, Snack
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

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