Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars

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

Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars

About This Recipe

Yield:makes 9 bars
Active time:10 minutes
Total time:35 minutes
This recipe appears in: Wake and Bake: Oatmeal Banana Breakfast Bars


  • 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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