Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars

Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars
  • Yield:makes 9 bars
  • Active time:10 minutes
  • Total time:35 minutes
  • Rated: 4.0
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Wake and Bake: Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars

These oatmeal bars are filled with walnuts, apricots and coconut. They make a healthy, portable breakfast.


  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup sweetned 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


  1. 1.

    Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 8-inch square baking pan.

  2. 2.

    In a large bowl, stir together oats, coconut, walnuts, apricots, and salt.

  3. 3.

    In a medium bowl, mix together mashed bananas, sugar, and melted butter until combined.

  4. 4.

    Add banana mixture to oats and stir until evenly incorporated. Spread mixture into prepared baking dish.

  5. 5.

    Bake until bars are golden brown, about 25 minutes. Let cool, then cut into squares.

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