Buckwheat Energy Bars

A healthy, low-sugar snack bar created by my daughter and son-in-law. These are delicious!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
1 10x15-inch batch


  • 1 ½ cups buckwheat flour

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg (Optional)

  • 1 cup honey

  • 1 cup natural peanut butter

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats

  • 1 (12 ounce) bag semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 10x15-inch baking dish or line a deep baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Mix buckwheat flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg together in a bowl. Beat honey, peanut butter, olive oil, eggs, and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl; mix into flour mixture. Fold oats and chocolate chips into flour mixture; spread into the prepared dish.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are lightly browned, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack before cutting into bars.

Cook's Note:

Buckwheat flour can be replaced with any type of whole grain flour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

172 Calories
9g Fat
21g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 40
Calories 172
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 83mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 4g
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 132mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.