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no bake cranberry oatmeal bars
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No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

These wholesome oat bars use just 4-ingredients and come together using just one bowl. Try adding them to your weekend meal prep to have on hand as a health head-start ingredient for a busy week.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: BREAKFAST, snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 squares
Calories: 149kcal
Author: Dani Spies


  • 1.25 cups rolled oats, gluten-free
  • 1 cup all natural peanut butter, unsalted
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, chopped


  • Line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.*
  • In a large bowl; combine oatmeal, peanut butter, maple syrup and dried cranberries.
    all ingredients in large bowl
  • Mix everything together until you have a thick batter.
    all ingredients mixed into thick batter
  • Transfer batter into prepared baking dish.
    batter being spooned into prepared baking dish
  • Flatten using a spatula or your hands until the oat mixture is evenly distributed and even on top.
    no bake oat bars ready to chill
  • Chill for a couple of hours or until the oat bars have firmed up. Cut into 16 squares and enjoy!
    peanut butter oat bars cut into 16 squares



*If you do not have parchment paper, you can grease the pan with coconut oil or cooking spray.


Serving: 1square | Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg