Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Recipe

Oatmeal, bananas, and chocolate make excellent breakfast bars! When overripe bananas are around, make them!

– ▢3 large ripe bananas, 1 ½ cups mashed – ▢½ cup creamy almond butter, * – ▢1 1/2 cups quick oats – ▢⅓ cup cocoa powder – ▢1/2 cup to 1 cup chocolate chips, optional** – ▢¼ tsp sea salt, to taste Optional Additions: – ▢2 Tbsp pure maple syrup – ▢1 tsp pure vanilla extract – ▢1 tsp ground cinnamon


Setting the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and putting parchment paper in an 8-inch square baking pan makes it ready to bake.

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Mashing ripe bananas in a large bowl makes them smooth. Add almond butter and pure maple syrup if desired. Wet substances should be carefully mixed.

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Add cinnamon immediately. Add quick oats, cocoa powder, sea salt, and cinnamon to the bowl. Mix everything for a thick batter. Add chocolate chips and stir.

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Place the chocolate banana oat mix in the baking dish that has been made and level it out. If you want, you can add more chocolate chips on top.

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Place on the middle shelf of a hot oven and bake for 12 to 16 minutes, or until the sides are hard. I bake mine for 15 minutes.

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Before cutting and serving, let the chocolate oatmeal bars cool to room temperature.

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