Healthy Chocolate Chips Oatmeal Bars

Healthy Chocolate Chips Oatmeal Bars

When you want to have chocolate but you don’t want to just because it doesn’t have much nutrient benefits, then comes this sugar free, egg free, oil/ butter free, gluten free healthy chocolate chip oatmeal bars! 

These are so easy to make and very versatile, you may add in seeds like chia seeds, sunflower seeds etc, for that added nutrient benefit. 

Though chocolate in itself has sugar, we don’t add any additional sugar, the sweetness from the banana adds to it. These are small portions that can be enjoyed by 3-4 people. So easy to prepare, just mix everything in a bowl, dump into a baking paper lined baking tray and bake and enjoy! 


  • 3 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp Flax seeds
  • ½ cup mashed ripe banana, 1 large banana
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips, and for topping 


  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C. 
  2. Line an 8x8 inch baking pan with baking paper or spray with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Add nut butter, mashed banana, flaxseed and vanilla extract to a large mixing bowl and combine.
  4. Add rolled oats, baking powder and salt to the bowl with the wet ingredients and stir to combine.
  5. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  6. Transfer to prepared baking pan and smooth out the top with a spatula. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown on top and toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Allow the bars to cool completely in the pan before cutting into squares and serving.

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