Strawberry Oatmeal Bars These Strawberry Oatmeal Bars are easy, healthy, and fruit filled thanks to the strawberry jam made from fresh picked strawberries. Plus, they are topped with an oatmeal crumble, adding that extra bit of crunch! Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 25 minutes Servings 6 bars Calories 496 kcal 3 cups old fashioned oats 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon himilayan pink sea salt 2 medium riped bananas, smashed 1/4 cup coconut nectar or whatever liquid sweetener you have on hand 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 cup Strawberry Chia Jam or any jam you have on hand Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Grab your oats, sea salt, and baking powder and grind them up in a food processor. Next add your smashed banana, coconut nectar, and coconut oil to your food processor. Process until mixture is combined and sticky. Grab a small square 9 x 9 inch pan and line with parchment paper (for easier clean up) Take about 3/4 of your mixture and press down into pan firmly. Then grab your Strawberry Chia Jam and add on top of oatmeal mixture spreading evenly. Top with the remaining oatmeal mixture, crumbling evenly on top of the Strawberry Chia Jam spread. Put in oven and bake for about 15 minutes until top is golden brown. Once it's done, remove from heat and allow bars to cool for 10 minutes before serving. Will last in refrigerator for about 3 to 4 days and in the freezer for about 3 months.
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VIDEO These bars work with any type of fruit jam. Try these bars with my Crockpot Apple Butter recipe! If you have a gluten sensitivity, make sure you use Certified Gluten Free Oats. You can add unsweetened coconut flakes to your oatmeal mixture to give extra flavor! Will store in the fridge for 3-4 days, or you can freeze for longer storage, as noted above. To rewarm from frozen, remove from plastic, and place in a 350 degree oven for 5-10 minutes. Serving: 1 bar | Calories: 496 kcal | Carbohydrates: 73 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 20 g | Saturated Fat: 16 g | Sodium: 118 mg | Potassium: 257 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 34 g | Vitamin C: 5 mg | Calcium: 61 mg | Iron: 2.1 mg