No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars
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No-Bake Oatmeal Bars (with Peanut Butter & Coconut)

These No-Bake Oatmeal Bars with Peanut Butter & Coconut are the ultimate, easy, no-bake healthy dessert or snack! They only take 5 minutes to make, and are gluten and dairy-free! Plus they have no refined sugar and are vegan-friendly!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword easy oatmeal bars, healthy dessert, healthy oat bars, healthy snack, No bake coconut bars, no bake cookies with coconut, no bake oatmeal cookies, No-Bake Oatmeal Bars, Oatmeal Bars, peanut butter coconut cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Calories 188kcal
Author Laura

Ingredients

For the bars:

For the chocolate topping:

Refined-sugar free topping option:

Instructions

For the Bars:

  • In a small bowl mix together oats, coconut and almond meal. Set aside
  • In a large, microwave safe bowl or in a pot on the stove, gently melt the peanut butter and honey together until smooth. (If your peanut butter is liquid at room temperature, simply mix the honey and peanut butter together without warming). 
  • Add vanilla and salt (to taste...I love sweet/salty so I use ½ tsp) and stir until combined.
  • Add the dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Spread into an 8x8” pan and set aside.

For the topping:

  • Melt the chocolate chips and peanut butter together on the stovetop or in the microwave (start by heating for 60 seconds. Stir then heat in 30 second increments until smooth).

Refined-sugar free topping:

  • In the microwave or on the stovetop, gently melt together the chocolate, honey (or maple syrup) and peanut butter.

Putting it together:

  • Drizzle or spread melted chocolate/peanut butter over bars.
  • Let the bars setup on the counter or in the fridge until the chocolate sets.
  • Cut and serve at room temperature or cold!
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3.6g | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 11.4g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.5mg