Slow Cooker Oatmeal Bars

Slow Cooker Oatmeal Bars
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Slow Cooker Oatmeal Bars
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Slow Cooker Oatmeal Bars

These bars as good as, if not better than, any energy bar you can buy in a health food store. Top with chocolate chips or shredded coconut for a candy bar effect.

10
Servings
134
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup or liquid stevia
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large banana or 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • ½ cup ground flaxseed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Dried fruit (optional)
  • Nuts (optional)
  • Shredded coconut (optional)

Directions

In a stand mixer, blend the eggs, vanilla, stevia or agave, vanilla, banana, and milk together until well blended.

In a separate bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients. Mix wet and dry together. Press mixture into slow cooker that has been lined with parchment paper, allowing extra to come up the sides. Cook on low for 8 hours. When done cooking, lift out of the slow cooker using the parchment paper.  Cut into bars and top with dried fruit, nuts, or shredded coconut if desired. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Protein
10g
22%
Vitamin A, RAE
23µg
3%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Calcium, Ca
42mg
4%
Folate, total
2µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
13mg
4%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
103mg
15%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
41mg
3%
Water
51g
2%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.