Recipe: Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars

Recipe Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars

These oatmeal bars are packed full with nutritious bananas, walnuts, apricots and coconut.  Grab one on your way out the door and kick start your day with a healthy, portable breakfast.

Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars

Makes 9 bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 very ripe medium bananas, mashed (about 3/4 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan
  2. In a large bowl, stir together oats, coconut, walnuts, apricots, and salt
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together mashed bananas, sugar, and melted butter until combined
  4. Add banana mixture to oats and stir until evenly incorporated. Spread mixture into prepared baking dish
  5. Bake until bars are golden brown, about 25 minutes. Let cool, then cut into squares

Source: Serious Eats

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