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Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Bars with Carrots

5 from 2 reviews

To die for healthy and easy Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Recipe with applesauce, carrots, oats, chia, raisins, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and Greek yogurt frosting. Make once, eat all week.  Don’t be intimidated by a long list of ingredients – majority are pantry items and spices.

  • Author: ifoodreal.com
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16 bars 1x
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Ingredients

Greek Yogurt Frosting:

Instructions

  1. Line a collander with cheesecloth folded 4 times and place over a smaller bowl, so it is hanging and not touching the bottom. Add yogurt and let drain in the fridge for 2-4 hours, up to 6 hours is OK.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, line 9 x 13 baking dish with unbleached parchment paper and spray with cooking spray. In a large bowl, add eggs, milk, applesauce, maple syrup, oil, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda and salt; whisk well to combine. Add carrots, oats, flour, chia, raisins, walnuts, and pumpkin seeds; using spatula mix very well.
  3. Transfer mixture to previously prepared baking dish, level with spatula and then press into the dish. Bake for 30 minutes, remove from the oven and let cool off until room temperature.
  4. Prepare frosting by whisking together Greek Yogurt Frosting ingredients in a bowl. Then spread on top of baked oatmeal and using serrated knife cut into 16 bars.

Store: Refrigerate covered tightly with plastic for up to 7 days.

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