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Banana Oat Bars

Banana Oat Bars

So healthy and a perfect use for those over ripe bananas in your freezer.


  • 1 c rolled oats
  • 1 c oat flour (- or make your own by processing 1 1/3 c rolled oats in a NutriBullet or similar blender)
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp extras as desired: hemp hearts, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, raisins (add any or all)
  • 2 ripe bananas (mashed)
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 c almond milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Line 8 x 8 baking pan with parchment, letting sides overhang so bars will be easier to lift out.
  3. In large bowl, mix together dry ingredients and extras; set aside.
  4. In smaller bowl, mix together bananas, maple syrup and almond milk; add to dry ingredients mixing until just combined.
  5. Spoon and flatten into prepared pan; bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool slightly in pan before removing to wire rack.