Beyond Breakfast Bars

Beyond breakfast bars in pan and on plate

Recipe makes: 12 servings (1 bar per serving)

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Equipment: 8*8-inch (20*20 cm) baking pan, large bowl, medium bowl, two spoons, spatula, oven, oven mitts, dish towel, knife


1 ½ cups quick cooking oats
¾ cup brown sugar
¾ cup flaxseed meal
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
1 banana, mashed
¼ cup skim milk
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Cooking oil spray or butter

How to make Beyond Breakfast Bars:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Lightly grease an 8*8-inch (20*20 cm) baking pan with cooking oil spray or butter.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together the oats, brown sugar, flaxseed meal, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
  4. In a medium bowl, stir together the banana, skim milk, egg, and vanilla extract.
  5. Pour the banana mixture into the flour mixture and stir until combined.
  6. Pour the batter into the greased baking pan.
  7. Press the batter evenly into the pan using the back of a spoon or rubber spatula.
  8. Bake bars in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Cover the pan with a dish towel. Cool for 5 minutes.
  10. Cut into 12 bars using a knife.
  11. Lift bars out of the pan using a clean spatula. Serve.

Allergy information:

Contains wheat, gluten, milk, and egg.

Recipe notes:

To make recipe gluten-free, use certified gluten-free quick cooking oats and all-purpose gluten-free flour.

The mashed banana can be replaced with 1/3 cup of unsweetened apple sauce.


Bars can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 to 4 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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