Pumpkin Banana Breakfast Bars

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Yields: 16 bars
Calories: 115 kcal
Deliciously moist and chewy soft-baked bars that are loaded with pumpkin and banana flavour. A perfect breakfast or on-the-go snack!
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Ingredients

  • 2 large bananas mashed
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree 225g
  • 1/4 cup honey, maple syrup, or agave 85g
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups rolled oats 180g
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips 90g

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Line an 8x8-inch square baking pan with foil or parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the banana, pumpkin, honey, vanilla, and spices.

  3. Add the oats and mix until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.

  4. Transfer the mixture to the prepared pan, pressing lightly until evenly distributed.

  5. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes until firm and golden brown around the edges. Allow to cool completely in the pan on wire rack before cutting into bars.

Notes

Bars stay fresh, stored in an airtight container, at room temperature or in the fridge for up to 1 week. They also freeze well for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge before serving.

The calories are an estimate only. 205 calories for 9 long bars, as pictured.