These no sugar added baked oatmeal bars are perfect for your baby or toddler. Lightly sweetened only with fruit, you can feel good about the wholesome ingredients in these bars.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Breakfast, Snack
Keyword: baby, breakfast bar, no sugar added, oatmeal, snack bar, toddler
2-1/2cupsQuick cooking oats, separated
1/2tsppumpkin pie spice
13.9 oz cupunsweetened apple sauce
1/4cupcoconut oil, melted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees then spray an 8x8" baking pan with nonstick spray, or line with parchment, and set aside.
Add 1 cup quick oats to a food processor or blender then process until oats have turned into flour. Set aside. (Do NOT use baby oatmeal. It won't work.)
Add milk, mashed banana, applesauce, coconut oil, egg, and vanilla to a large bowl then whisk to combine. Add remaining 1-1/2 cups oats, oat flour, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, and salt then stir to combine. Fold in flax and hemp hearts, then pour batter into prepared baking pan.
Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and the center has set. Cool before slicing into squares then store in the refrigerator, or individually wrap bars and freeze.