Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Oatmeal Bars
These 3 ingredients peanut butter banana breakfast oatmeal bars makes the perfect grab-and-go breakfast or snack. Vegan, healthy yet really delicious !
Servings 12 bars
- 3 cups rolled / quick oats use gluten-free if needed
- ½ cup natural smooth peanut butter
- 4 medium ripe bananas about 400g / 14 oz
- pinch of salt ( if using unsalted peanut butter )
Preheat oven to 180c / 360f . Grease / line a 8x8 square baking pan.
Using a fork or potato masher, mash the bananas until smooth. A few small chunks here and there is ok.
In a mixing bowl, combine the mashed bananas and peanut butter. Mix well.
Add in the oats and salt. Mix until everything is well incorporated. Then, transfer the mixture to the baking pan. Using the back of a spoon or spatula, gently press down the mixture so that it is evenly distributed throughout the pan.
Bake it in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean and the sides are golden brown.
Remove it from the oven and let it cool down completely before slicing. Optionally, drizzle it with extra peanut butter before serving !
Oat bars can be stored in the fridge for up to a week, and in the freezer for 3 months . To freeze, let them cool down completely first. Then, arrange them on a large plate / tray in a single layer. Pop them into the freezer for 1-2 hours, or until they are frozen. Now, feel free to transfer them to any sealed containers or ziplock bags.
If you prefer them to be super sweet, feel free to add in 2-4 tablespoon of your preferred sweetener.
Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 284mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg