Banana Oat Blondies
No guilt with these healthful super moist oat and banana bars!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
- 2 medium ripe or over ripe bananas
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 1/4 cup raw honey
- 1 large egg beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/3 cup shredded coconut
- 2 Tablespoons peanut butter
- 1 cup old fashioned oats
- 1/2 cup unbleached whole wheat flour
- 2 Tablespoons ground flaxseed
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup butterscotch chips optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray an 8" or 9" square baking pan with nonstick spray or fit pan with parchment paper.
In a large mixing bowl, mash bananas. Stir in butter, honey, egg, vanilla, coconut and peanut butter.
In a separate medium- size mixing bowl, combine oats, flour, flaxseed, salt, baking soda. (Stir with a whisk to make sure all dry ingredients are well combined.)
Add dry ingredients to banana mixture. Stir to combine.
Stir in chips if desired.
Spread mixture into prepared pan and bake 20-30 minutes or until middle is set.
Place on rack and allow to cool then slice into small squares.
Garnish with oatmeal flakes over top if desired.
Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 2.3mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg