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Vegan oatmeal chocolate chunks cookie bars


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These Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bars are soft, chewy, and loaded with chocolate chips, oats, and peanut butter. They’re super easy to make in 30 minutes and require just one bowl. Dairy-free, egg-free.
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:18 mins
Total Time:28 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Vegan
Diet: Vegan
Yield: 9 bars
Calories: 301kcal
Author: Plantiful Bakery


  • 80 g vegan butter, room temperature , 75-80% fat
  • 60 g natural smooth peanut butter, or any nut butter
  • 70 g brown sugar
  • 60 g granulated sugar
  • 60 g unsweetened applesauce
  • 130 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp organic vanilla powder, or 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch sea salt
  • ½ cup (53g) rolled oats
  • 100 g dark chocolate chips or chunks , + extra on top


  • Preheat the oven to 355°F (180°C). Lightly grease a 9”x9” (23x23cm) baking pan with vegan butter (or oil). Then line the pan with a strip of parchment paper. Set aside
  • In a large bowl using a hand mixer or a stand mixer, beat together vegan butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar for about 1 minute until creamy. Add in applesauce and mix to combine. Scrape down the sides and mix again as needed to combine.
  • To the wet mixture, add all-purpose flour, baking powder, vanilla powder, and a pinch of sea salt and mix to combine. Fold in rolled oats and chocolate chips.
  • Transfer the dough into the prepared pan and spread it evenly. Top with extra chocolate chips, if desired.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 18-20 minutes, or until golden brown on top.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before using the parchment paper to lift out of the pan. Cut into 9 bars.
  • Enjoy!



Store the oatmeal chocolate chip bars in an airtight container. They will last for up to 3 days at room temperature or up to a week in the fridge. You can also freeze them for up to 3 months.
Please read my blog post above for tips and helpful information.


Calories: 301kcal
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