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Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

  • Author: Laura Ligos, MBA, RD, CSSD
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 bars 1x


A one bowl treat that will be enjoyed by the whole family.



2 cups rolled oats

2 tsp baking powder

1/4 cup peanut powder 

1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

Pinch salt 

1/4 cup maple syrup

2 large eggs, whisked

1/2 cup unsweetened peanut butter

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

1 tsp vanilla extract 

1/2 cup chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 8”x8”glass baking dish with parchment paper

Add all ingredients but the chocolate chips to a large bowl and mix until combined

Fold in chocolate chips

Spread mixture evenly into prepared baking dish and place in oven

Bake for 30-35 minutes or until baked through. You will know it’s baked through by sticking a knife in the center and it should come out clean!  Let cool

Enjoy immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week



  • Peanut Powder: use almond flour, oat flour, protein powder or regular flour
  • Applesauce: use mashed banana, pumpkin puree or pureed sweet potato


  • Serving Size: 1 bar
  • Calories: 206
  • Fat: 10
  • Carbohydrates: 25
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 7