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Chocolate Chip Energy Bars

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is an easy, basic bar, great for breakfasts and snacks on the go. It's easily changed depending on what's in your cupboards! Feel free to experiment and add other ingredients like coconut, almonds, or dried fruits. You can also substitute applesauce for the oil to cut calories and fat."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 334 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 9x13-inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. Mix oats, walnuts, olive oil, chocolate chips, honey, eggs, and vanilla extract together in a large bowl. Press oat mixture firmly into the prepared baking pan.
  3. Place pan in a cold oven. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake energy bars until heated through, 25 minutes. Cool completely before cutting into squares.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Wrap energy bars in waxed paper or plastic wrap and store and serve from refrigerator or freezer.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 334 calories; 24 g fat; 26.9 g carbohydrates; 5.7 g protein; 61 mg cholesterol; 26 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I loved this recipe. They were fast and easy and used a lot of the abundant eggs that our lovely hens produce making them economical for our family as well. I used coconut oil instead of olive f...

Most helpful critical review

I was expecting the bars to be crisper, and even increasing the baking time it still give me the texture I was hoping for. I did add some coconut so that may have made a difference.

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I loved this recipe. They were fast and easy and used a lot of the abundant eggs that our lovely hens produce making them economical for our family as well. I used coconut oil instead of olive f...

I was expecting the bars to be crisper, and even increasing the baking time it still give me the texture I was hoping for. I did add some coconut so that may have made a difference.

The recipe was so oily that a rim of bubbling oil formed around the pan. I know it's olive oil, but it's hard to say this recipe is "healthy" with so many fat calories. The texture is a bit odd...

These are very good, and easy to make, but, Baking instructions are screwy. If I put this in my oven cold, it would be broiled. When My old oven is turned on, the top element comes on until i...

These energy bars are quick and easy to make and much better than the store bars. You can vary the ingredients to get different flavors.

Certainly more nutritious than sugar and butter needed for cookies, but the bars didn't bind very well for me, ends up more in little clusters. Perhaps 1/2c olive, 1/2c coconut oil would improve...

I added raisins and peanut butter the residents loved it.

These would have been better if the texture was crisp and not soft, but they were easy to make and relatively healthy. We liked them better refrigerated. I combined what others said and used h...

These were great, I did use applesauce instead of oil, and fewer chocolate chips. Very good !