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BOOST Original Baked Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

These oat bars bake up in a jiffy and are great to have on hand. You can even freeze them and just thaw when you need a snack.
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Servings: 32 bars
Skill level: Intermediate

What you need

1 bottle (237 mL) BOOST Original Chocolate
3 cups (750 mL) quick cook oats
2/3 cup (150 mL) all-purpose flour
1/4 cup (60 mL) cocoa powder
4 tsp (20 mL) chia seeds
4 tsp (20 mL) ground flax
1 tsp (5 ml) baking powder
1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
2 cups (500 mL) semi-sweet chocolate chips
2/3 cup (150 mL) butter
4 eggs
3/4 cup (350 mL) packed brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract

How to prepare

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease or line a 9 x 13-inch (3L) baking pan with parchment paper.

Soak oats in BOOST® Original Chocolate for 10 minutes.

Whisk together all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, chia seeds, ground flax, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

In heatproof bowl over gently simmering water, melt chocolate and butter. Let cool slightly. Whisk in egg, brown sugar and vanilla. Mix with oat mixture.

Fold in dry ingredients to coat.

Press into prepared baking pan. Bake for 25- 30 minutes or until firm.

Tips

Mix up

Replace chia and flax seeds with 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped toasted nuts or seeds, such as almonds, pecans, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds.

Nutrition Information

Per 1 bar

 
Amount
% DV

Calories

190
 

Fat

9 g
 

Saturated Fat

5 g
 

Cholesterol

35 mg
 

Sodium

130 mg
 

Carbohydrate

24 g
 

Fibre

2 g
 

Sugars

14 g
 

Protein

3 g