Chocolate Chip Banana Bars Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Rolled oats1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Almonds1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), finely chopped, toasted
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Brown sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (packed)
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Bananas2 Medium, quartered lengthwise and sliced for 1 1/2 cups
 Semisweet chocolate pieces1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 424 Calories from Fat 173

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.6%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g50.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.2 mg

Sodium 148.2 mg6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 30.5 g

Protein 6 g11.7%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 3.6%

Calcium 3% Iron 9.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
2. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together flour, oats, almonds, baking soda, and salt; keep aside.

MAKING
3. In another large mixing bowl, put together brown sugar and butter; using an electric mixer, beat at medium speed until mixture is light.
4. Add the dry ingredient mixture and beat well.
5. Into an ungreased 8x8x2-inch baking pan, spoon half of the mixture and press to cover bottom.
6. Bake in preheated oven for about 15 minutes until crust is golden brown.
7. Remove pan from oven and top with slices of banana and chocolate pieces.
8. Add remaining oat mixture on top and using the back of a large spoon, press the mixture lightly to pack.
9. Return pan to oven and bake for 25 minutes until top is lightly browned.
10. Remove on a wire rack and let cool in pan.

FINALISING
11. Cut pie into bars and store covered in refrigerator.

SERVING
12. Serve Chocolate Chip Banana Bars alone as snack.
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