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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Bars (V+GF): an easy recipe for soft, chewy cookie bars made from simple ingredients, bursting with juicy raisins and walnuts. #Vegan #GlutenFree | BeamingBaker.com

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Bars (Vegan, Gluten Free)


Description

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Bars (V+GF): an easy recipe for soft, chewy cookie bars made from simple ingredients, bursting with juicy raisins and walnuts. Vegan and Gluten Free.


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Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • ¼ cup unsalted, natural almond butter
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup gluten free rolled oats
  • ¼ cup gluten free oat flour
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Add-ins

  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8×8 pan with parchment or greased foil. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients: coconut oil, almond butter, maple syrup, coconut sugar and vanilla.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together all of the dry ingredients: oats, flour, flax, cinnamon and salt.
  4. Pour the wet mixture over the dry mixture. Using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon, fold until well mixed. Fold in raisins and walnuts.
  5. Pour this mixture into your baking pan. Using a rubber spatula, spread into an even layer.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Keep in mind that the bars will harden as they cool.
  7. Allow to cool on a cooling rack. Slice into 16 bars. Enjoy!

Notes

– Store in an airtight container for 1-2 weeks.
– Adapted from my Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookie Bars.