Dolce Mangia
Sweet Eats
Banana Bars - GF

 

2 1/4 c gluten free oats
1/2 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1/4 t salt
1 t cinnamon
3 medium ripe bananas
2 t vanilla extract
1/4 c unsweetened applesauce
1/4 c honey
1/3 c chocolate chips
For chocolate drizzle:
2 T chocolate chips
1/2 t coconut oil
 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 9×9 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
To make oat flour: Place oats into blender or food processor and blend for 1-2 minutes until oatmeal resembles flour. Transfer oat flour medium bowl. Whisk in baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon and set aside.
Place bananas, vanilla, applesauce and honey into blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Add to oat flour mixture and mix until just combined.
Gently fold in 1/3 cup of chocolate chips.
Pour batter into prepared pan, spreading evenly with rubber spatula.
Bake for 15 minutes or until knife inserted into center comes out clean or with just a few crumbs attached. Cool 10-15 minutes on wire rack.
Prepare drizzle by adding 2 T chocolate chips and coconut oil in microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high 30 seconds and stir well to combine. Drizzle over the top of bars. Cut bars into 16 squares.
Time: 1 hour
Serves: 16

These are delicious!!!
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