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chocolate oat bars recipe

No Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

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  • Author: Katya
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 16 square bars 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Simple and delicious no bake chocolate oat bars made with mostly pantry ingredients. They make a great treat or snack on the go!


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  • 1 cup smooth almond butter, with no added sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 stick (8 Tbsp.) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 cups rolled old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup sliced toasted almonds
  • 4 oz. semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips, about 3/4 cups
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or raisins
  • Cooking spray


  1. In a small saucepan, combine almond butter, honey, butter, and salt. Heat over medium heat, until melted and smooth, stirring frequently.
  2. In a large bowl, combine oats, almonds, chocolate chips, and cranberries. Pour the almond butter mixture over the oats, and mix until the chocolate melts.
  3. Line 8X8 inch square baking pan with parchment paper, leaving extra parchment on the sides. Spray with cooking spray.
  4. Pour the oat mixture into the prepared pan, patting down with a rubber spatula. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Use the parchment to remove the oat bars from the pan. Cut into 16 squares and serve.


  • Store these bars in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


  • Serving Size: 1 square bar
  • Calories: 308
  • Sugar: 16.4 g
  • Sodium: 75.1 mg
  • Fat: 19.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.6 g
  • Protein: 6.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.2 mg