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Tahini Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Updated: Apr 29

tahini oatmeal cookie bars

Veginners, this is the cookie bar recipe you‘ve been looking for! 🍪🤤


There’s something about a cookie bar, instead of a cookie, that serves my craving for ooey gooey melted chocolate paired with fluffy cake interior. And did I mention, they’re healthy? These Tahini Oatmeal Cookie Bars are gluten free, dairy free, and refined sugar free!

Using the power of natural sugars to make this recipe sweet, and other ingredients that actually provide some health benefits for your body. Not to mention the fact that chocolate is researched to be good for the soul!


Tahini Oatmeal Cookie Bars Recipe


Servings: 16 bars, if using an 8x8 inch pan and cutting each bar into a 2x2 inch size

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


INGREDIENTS

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INSTRUCTIONS:


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper.

  2. Mix1 tbsp flax meal with 2-3 tbsp water and let sit for 5 min until thick. Or try any of these egg substitutes.

  3. In a large bowl, mix together the tahini, flax egg, melted butter, extracts, and coconut sugar until smooth.

  4. Mix in the dry ingredients until well combined. Fold in the chocolate chunks.

  5. Spread the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for about 20-23 minutes or until browning on the edges. If you want these gooey, don't over bake! Let cool before slicing and enjoy!


Estimated Nutritional Facts (per serving/bar):


  • Calories: 200 kcal (varies depending on the size of the bar and exact ingredients).

  • Total Fat: 12 grams (primarily from tahini, almond flour, and non-dairy butter).

  • Saturated Fat: 2 grams (depending on the type of non-dairy butter and chocolate used).

  • Cholesterol: 0 mg (it's vegan!).

  • Sodium: 50 mg (depending on the salt content of the non-dairy butter and added salt).

  • Total Carbohydrates: 18 grams (from almond flour, oats, and coconut sugar).

  • Dietary Fiber: 4 grams (from oats, almond flour, and flax meal).

  • Sugars: 10 grams (primarily from coconut sugar and chocolate chunks).

  • Protein: 6 grams (mainly from almond flour and tahini).


Love, Allisun ~ Veginner Community Blogger & Nutritionist


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Oct 10, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars.

So delicious! Tasted like gooey chocolate chip cookies. The tahini wasn't overwhelming and added to the richness. Thanks for the great recipe!

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Agreed! The tahini adds that wonderfully moist texture to the bars too, so yum:)

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Guest
Jun 20, 2023

Hello-where can I find the nutrition info for your amazing recipes? Thanks, Kathy

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Hi Kathy, I added the nutrition info to this blog post for you :)

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