Chocolate and Hazelnut Oat Bars

Hello guys! Chocolate and Hazelnut Oat Bars for your today. These are a slightly healthier option but they are absolutely delicious! A crunchy caramely oat bar packed with a chocolate and hazelnut filling. The perfect little snack that are so moreish!

There are many ways you can change up this recipe to suit your taste or use up what you already have in your kitchen. I have mentioned all these down below in the notes section. These are a super easy no bake recipe that takes no time to put together. You will love to make these again and again. They are a really tasty oat bar recipe.

I would love to know what healthy recipes you would like to see on my blog. These aren’t the healthiest recipe but they are definitely a lot healthier than my average recipe. A yummy treat! They could even omit the filling to make them a little better for you.

If you have any questions Dm me on Instagram. Happy Baking! <3 Keep an eye out on my Instagram for a Reel of me making these! Also, check out my new facebook group ”Gills Bakes and Cakes <3”


Chocolate and Hazelnut Oat Bars

These are a slightly healthier option but they are absolutely delicious! A crunchy caramely oat bar packed with a chocolate and hazelnut filling. The perfect little snack that are so moreish!
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: chocolate hazelnut, healthier, oat bar
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Chill: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 315kcal
Author: Gill

Equipment

  • 8×8 Tin
  • Baking paper
  • Bowls
  • Spatula
  • Medium pot

Ingredients

  • 170 grams Unsalted Butter
  • 120 grams Light Brown Sugar
  • 40 grams Any Nut butter (I used Hazelnut)
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon (Optional)
  • 250 grams Oats
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 50 grams Golden syrup
  • 50 grams Hazelnuts (Finely chopped)

Filling

  • 200 grams Dark Chocolate
  • 100 grams Nutella
  • 50 grams Hazelnuts (Finely chopped)

Decoration

  • 50 grams Dark Chocolate (Optional)

Instructions

  • Grease and line an 8×8 square tin with baking paper.
  • Place your butter, sugar, nut butter, golden syrup and vanilla into a large pot. Put on a medium heat and melt till smooth.
  • Add in your oats, cinnamon and hazelnuts and fold till all incorporated.
  • Place half of your oat mix into your tin, press your mix in tight making sure it is nice and flat.
  • Melt your chocolate and nutella in the microwave in short blasts till smooth, stir in your chopped hazelnuts.
  • Pour this over your oat mix, smooth out.
  • Sprinkle the rest of your oat mix on top of the chocolate layer. You can slightly press this into the chocolate to make sure it sticks.
  • Set in the fridge until firm. About 1 hour.
  • Portion into how many bars you like. You can make 8 large slices or 16 regular.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

  • Store in an airtight container for up to a week.
  • These can be made with any flavour nut you like, or no nuts at all! Peanut or pecan  nuts would be a lovely substitute.
  • Golden syrup can be replaced with honey.
  • You can replace the dark chocolate with milk chocolate.
  • If your not a fan of cinnamon you can leave it out.
  • The Nutella isn’t essential, you can just do a chocolate filling.
  • These oat bars can be made without a chocolate filling, just press all the oat mix straight into your tin then leave to set. You could even just do a small drizzle of chocolate on top.
  • My 8×8 square tin is out of stock but this is a great sub*- 8 Inch Square Cake Pan
  • I use these heat proof spatulas*-  High-Heat Silicone Spatula
  • I use these piping bags*- 100 Pcs Piping Bags 
  • This is the induction hob I used*- Induction Hob
  • I use these food scales *- Salter Digital Scales
*I earn a small amount of money if you buy products after clicking these links. You will not be charged extra. Thank you, Gill x (AF with Amazon)

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal

If you make this recipe I would love for you to tag me on Instagram!#gills_bakesandcakes @gills_bakesandcakes

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