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Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Rated as 3.84 out of 5 Stars

"I wanted an on-the-go oatmeal bar without the artificial ingredients of commercial bars. This is the base for the bars, a recipe easily modified to suit your own tastes."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 184 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (16 bars)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch square pan.
  2. Combine oats, brown sugar, white sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Whisk milk, eggs, canola oil, and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl. Stir egg mixture into oats mixture until well combined; set aside until flavors blend, about 20 minutes. Spread oats mixture into prepared square pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden brown, about 30 minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 184 calories; 6.7 g fat; 26.2 g carbohydrates; 5.3 g protein; 49 mg cholesterol; 271 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I was expecting this bar to be more granola like and crunchy. It is more cake like and moist. I added cranberries which my family likes. My little two year old grandson called this cake and he p...

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Bland. I didn't mind the soft texture but it came out pretty bland. Next time I would sprinkle the brown sugar on top or add coconut flakes or something

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I was expecting this bar to be more granola like and crunchy. It is more cake like and moist. I added cranberries which my family likes. My little two year old grandson called this cake and he p...

In general it turned out well but they weren't crunchy and tasted more like a pie. I added only half cup of milk instead of whole cup and next time I would add even less. I also added rasins, d...

I was looking for a way to have my oatmeal on the go in the morning. I used 3 cups of oatmeal because I want that fiber. I did not use brown sugar, but the 1/4c of white as others did. I also su...

I liked how easy it was. I made substitutions because I keep forgetting to buy brown sugar... So... 1/4 C. White sugar, 2 tsp. Cinnamon, and then drizzled 1/4 C. Maple syrup over the top in the ...

Bland. I didn't mind the soft texture but it came out pretty bland. Next time I would sprinkle the brown sugar on top or add coconut flakes or something

I thought these were good. They were not bland, as some have stated. They simply tasted like oatmeal, which is what they are primarily made up of. If more taste is desired, consider adding in...

I really liked that the bars were soft, although they could've been more moist. I had even substituted all the sugar for a big spoon of raw creamy honey. I deducted half of the milk to level ou...

It just tasted like egg and soggy oatmeal. A couple bites were all we could take.

I made this two ways....one with suggestions to cut milk or add more dry ingredients. One made as recipe outlines. This is a base recipe and designed to add dried fruit and nuts. The recipe wh...