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Peanut Butter and Honey Oat Bars

COOK TIME
30 mins
PREP TIME
10 mins
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(61)
Ella Mills' Peanut Butter Honey Oat Bars
Ella Mills' Peanut Butter Honey Oat BarsNathan Congleton/TODAY
COOK TIME
30 mins
PREP TIME
10 mins
RATE THIS RECIPE
(61)

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, plus more for the pan
  • 4 overripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter, or any other nut butter
  • cups raisins
  • cups rolled oats
  • Chef notes

    The mix of banana and peanut butter makes each bite soft and gooey, while the raisins, coconut oil and honey give a deliciously sweet taste; although, as there's only four spoons of honey across the whole batch, they're not overly sweet, which means they also work really well as an on-the- go breakfast.

    Technique tip: Make sure the bananas really are over-ripe, as this gives so much of the sweetness.

    Swap option: You can swap out the peanut butter for any nut butter; cashew or almond is delicious. And, if you want to make them more indulgent, try adding chocolate chips instead of raisins.

    Preparation

    1.

    Preheat the over to 400°F. Grease a 8- by 8-inch square brownie pan with coconut oil, or line with parchment paper.

    2.

    In a bowl, mash the bananas with a fork. Mix in the 3 tablespoons coconut oil, honey, peanut butter, raisins and oats. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan.

    3.

    Bake for 30-35 minutes, until golden brown.

    4.

    Let rest for at least 15 minutes in the pan to finish setting. Once cool, cut into 12 bars and enjoy.