We all know we are in the cold season, warm up your kitchen with these healthy and delicious oatmeal chocolate chip banana bars.
They can stay in the fridge for several days, which makes it convenient after school or post-workout snack.
Ingredients for 12 servings.
3 medium banana, plus extra slices.
1/4 cup raw honey, or pure maple syrup.
3 tbsp unrefined coconut oil, melted.
1 large egg
1 tsp pure vanilla extract.
1 cup ground oatmeal/ oat flour.
1 tsp baking powder.
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon.
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg.
A pinch of salt
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, line an 8×12 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
Place your 3 whole bananas into mixing bowl and mash them with a fork. Add your honey/maple syrup, oil, egg and vanilla extract, whisk until well incorporated.
In a separate bowl, whisk together all the remaining ingredients. Add this into the bowl with banana egg mixture, stir gently to completely combine.
Pour your batter into the prepared baking pan and smooth the top. Sprinkle with a few extra chocolate chips if desired. Add thin banana slices arrange equally on top.
Bake for about 18-20 minutes, or just until the top is golden and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Allow cooling before slicing into bars.
Can sty in the fridge up to 5 days.
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