Soft chewy Trail Mix Oatmeal Bars are a great snack any time of the day.
Nutritious, delicious and packed with protein.
This recipe makes enough for a party or freezes well to take for lunches or picnics.
Step 1: Ingredients & Prep & Baking Directions
GF Apple Spice Oatmeal Bar
2 lg eggs
2 cups oil
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup Molasses
1 orange zested
1 tbsp. each pure vanilla & cinnamon
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 cup quinoa flour
2 cups light buckwheat flour
3 cups GF large oatflakes
1 1/2cup flaked coconut
2 1/2 tsp GF baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp. chia seeds
2 cups cored, finely diced Mac's or Ida Red apples
1/3 cup each skor bits, roasted peanuts, chocolate chips, cranberries, raisins (opt.)
1/3 cup toasted almonds (opt.)
In a stand mixer bowl add, the 1st 7 ingredients.
Mix together well on low speed.
Add the flours, oatflakes, coconut, baking powder, soda and seeds. Blend on low until almost mixed.
Use a spatula to scrape down sides.
Add diced apples, & remaining items. Fold together using a spatula
Spread on a 16" x 11 1/2" parchment lined baking sheet or silpat.
Bake in a preheated 350F for 30min or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Using the back of a knife, unstick sides.
Cut into desirable bar sizes.