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Full of oats, chocolate chips and chia seeds, these oatmeal bars are perfect for an on-the-go snack.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

20 mins
1 hr


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil-lined parchment pan lining paper.

  • In a bowl combine the water and ground chia seeds; let stand 20 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, place 1/2 cup of the oats in a food processor. Cover and process until finely ground. Add the next four ingredients (through baking soda). Cover and process until combined.

  • In a large bowl beat butter and sugars with a mixer on medium until mixture starts to cling to the sides of the bowl. Beat in egg product, vanilla and chia mixture until combined. Add the remaining 1/2 cup oats and the flour mixture, beating on low to medium until combined. Stir in chocolate pieces (dough will be stiff). Spread dough in the prepared pan.

  • Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into 24 bars.


Tips: If you have whole chia seeds, grind them using a spice grinder or a mortar and pestle

If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda(R) Brown Sugar Blend for the brown sugar, and Splenda(R) Sugar Blend for the granulated sugar. Follow package directions to use product amounts equivalent to 3/4 cup brown sugar and 1/3 cup granulated sugar. Nutrition per Serving with Substitute: same as below, except 91 cal., 106 mg sodium, 12 g carb. (6 g sugars).

Nutrition Facts

1 bar
121 calories; protein 1.7g; carbohydrates 20.3g; dietary fiber 1.3g; sugars 13.6g; fat 4.4g; saturated fat 2.5g; cholesterol 5.1mg; vitamin a iu 90.6IU; folate 1.1mcg; calcium 17.1mg; iron 0.6mg; magnesium 10mg; potassium 48.3mg; sodium 107.7mg.

1 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fat, 1/2 starch