Baked Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

8
Point(s)
Total Time
40 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
Applesauce is the secret to these moist bars made without a drop of oil or butter. Grab one for breakfast on the run, or cut each piece in half as a sweet snack. Keep ’em on your countertop for 5 days.

Ingredients

Egg(s)

2 large egg(s)

Plain unsweetened almond milk

1 cup(s)

Unsweetened applesauce

½ cup(s)

Packed brown sugar

3 tbsp(s)

Vanilla extract

1 tsp(s)

Old-fashioned rolled oats

2½ cup(s)

Baking powder

1 tsp(s)

Table salt

¼ tsp(s), plus 1/8 tsp

Semisweet chocolate chips

cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, applesauce, sugar, and vanilla. Stir in the oats, baking powder, and salt until well combined. Fold in the chocolate. Transfer the oats mixture to the prepared pan. Bake the oatmeal until lightly browned around the edges and fully set, 25 to 30 minutes. Cut into 6 pieces.
  3. Per serving (1 piece)