Apple Nutter Chia Breakfast Bars

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Apple Nutter Chia Breakfast Bars
Recipe Type: Breakfast, Snack
Author: Claire McCormick of “Claire Tastes”
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Serves: 12
An easy breakfast that will fill you up without breaking the calorie bank! Top it with a sliced banana and some almond milk or yogurt for the perfect on-the-go breakfast or snack!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce or apple butter
  • 1 small apple, diced
  • handful of raisins and walnuts (or other dried fruit/nuts)
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. In a small bowl, mix oats and milk and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine all dry ingredients.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and sugar. Add the applesauce/apple butter, oats/milk mixture, and vanilla. Carefully stir in the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  5. Fold in chopped apple, raisins, nuts, and chia seeds.
  6. In a shallow baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray, spread a thin, even layer of mixture. Melt the peanut butter in the microwave and drizzle over top of mixture (or stir it in if you’d like).
  7. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes or until golden brown and edges are crusty.
  8. Allow to cool, then cut into squares and wrap in parchment paper for a quick and easy breakfast on the go!

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