Peanut Butter Jelly Oatmeal Bars

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Gluten free, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Carolina Jantac, MS, RD, LD

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of oats
  • ½ cup of oat flour
  • ½ teaspoon of baking powder
  • ¼ cup of honey or maple syrup, if vegan
  • ½ cup of unsweetened apple sauce You may use sweetened apple sauce, if preferred.
  • 3 tablespoons of Once Again Creamy Peanut Butter
  • ½ cup of milk of your choice non-dairy for vegan option
  • ½ cup of strawberry preserves

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine oat flour, oats and baking powder.
  2. In a separate medium bowl, mix honey, applesauce, peanut butter and milk.
  3. Then combine wet ingredients into dry, mixing well. Pour into baking pan, about 7 by 11 inches in size, prepared with coconut oil non-stick spray. Lastly, spread the ½ cup of preserve or jam as a thin layer on top.
  4. Place in a preheated oven at 350 Fahrenheit for 30 minutes or until edges are lightly golden. Remove the baked result from the oven, and once cooled, cut it into bars or squares and store in an airtight container for up to 3 days. These bars are best stored in refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

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