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Chocolate, Cherry and Oatmeal Bars

These Chocolate, Cherry and Oatmeal Bars are thicker and a bit chewier than your average granola bar. Super easy and delicious, too!
Categories Snack
Difficulty Easy
Keyword cherry oatmeal bars, healthy cherry oatmeal bars, oatmeal bar
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 14
Calories 400 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups rolled oats quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp . baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp . ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup honey divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries chopped
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon and brown sugar and stir to combine. Add 1/2 cup honey, vanilla extract and butter and incorporate into dry mixture. Add remaining 1/4 cup honey. Add the sliced almonds, dried cherries and chocolate morsels and stir to incorporate.
  3. Line a 8-inch x 8-inch baking dish with parchment paper. Add mixture into prepared pan and firmly press into pan, using your hand or flat knife. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown on top. Let cool completely on cooling rack. Once cooled, cut into bars or bite-size pieces.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate, Cherry and Oatmeal Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 111
% Daily Value*
Fat 12.3g19%
Saturated Fat 6.8g34%
Cholesterol 20.1mg7%
Sodium 79.8mg3%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 5.3g21%
Sugar 19.8g22%
Protein 8.4g17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.