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Vegan Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

These Vegan Raspberry Bars are so easy to make. They're gluten free and loaded with oats, brown sugar, walnuts, raspberry preserves, and more!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: guten free, raspberry preserves, summer desserts, vegan
Servings: 9 bars
Calories: 366kcal
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup ground oats* certified gluten free if necessary
  • 1 cup whole old fashioned oats certified gluten free if necessary
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 - 1 cup raspberry preserves or flavor of choice, warmed slightly so it’s easily pourable

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line a square (8x8 or 9x9 inch) non stick baking pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together melted coconut oil and brown sugar.
  • Stir in ground oats, old fashioned oats, walnuts, baking soda, and salt.
  • Place 2 cups of mixture into the prepared pan.
  • Gently press down until an even crust forms. 
Pour on jam and spread to within 1/4 inch of the edge.
  • Sprinkle on the remaining oat mixture.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30-40 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely at room temperature.
  • Serving option: cut and serve at room temperature.
  • Serving option: Cut, chill in the fridge in a sealed tupperware container, and serve cold.
  • Serving option: with ice cream
  • Serving option: with icing - lemon juice and powdered sugar mixture together
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Notes

How to make ground oats: place old fashioned oats into food processor and process until it resembles a fine flour. Then measure out 1 cup. 

Nutrition

Calories: 366kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 139mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.2mg