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Stacked Chocolate walnut oat bars
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Chocolate Walnut Oat Bars

Granola meets shortbread meets chocolate chip cookie all in one delicious cookie bar! That's free of gluten, dairy, and refined sugar!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 184kcal

Equipment

  • 9 x 13 pan
  • Oven
  • food processor
  • cookie sheet

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut oil softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup gluten free quick cook oats
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • dessicated coconut and chopped walnuts optional for topping
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  • preheat oven to 350
  • Toast walnuts at 350 for 4-5 minutes or until slightly aromatic and then food processed/ ground into flour like substance
  • Mix coconut oil, vanilla, egg, and coconut sugar together in a medium mixing bowl
  • Grind walnuts in a food processor or coffee grinder until the consistency of nut flour. Don't over blend it or it will turn into walnut butter
  • Add ground walnuts, almond flour, oats, and coconut flour to the bowl and mix until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Spread dough evenly and flat on the bottom of a 9x13 pan
  • Bake for 15-16 minutes or until golden brown around edges
  • Remove bars from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Put a baking sheet over top to melt the chips for a couple of inutes.
  • Using a butter knife, spread the melted chocolate into an even layer
  • Optionally top with other toppings like desiccated coconut or chopped walnuts

Notes

Lightly pulse the walnuts until chopped into a walnut meal. Stop as soon as there is any sign of walnut butter forming.

Nutrition

Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 36mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg