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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Squares

Everyone loves the chocolate and peanut butter combo, but rather than serving an overly processed dessert, whip up a batch of these nutritious snack bars. They will be gobbled up by adults and kids alike!

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Squares

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time24 mins
Total Time39 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 150kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 6 tablespoons warm water
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¾ cup unsweetened creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup quinoa flour
  • 1 cup gluten-free quick cooking oats
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ½ cup vegan chocolate chunks or chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper and set aside. Whisk together the flaxseed and water and set aside. Allow to gel for 3-4 minutes.
  • Beat together the applesauce and peanut butter until creamy. Add the sugar and flax mixture. Beat until combined. Add the quinoa flour, oats, baking soda, and salt and mix until incorporated. Fold in the chocolate chunks (or chips).
  • Transfer the batter to the prepared baking pan. Press it into the corners of the pan using wet hands or a pastry roller. Bake on the center oven rack for 20-24 minutes.
  • Let the bars cool in the pan completely before slicing. (Bars can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days. Freeze for longer storage.)

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Squares
Amount Per Serving
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 141mg6%
Potassium 106mg3%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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