Chocolate Orange Baked Oat Bars

Hello everyone! Chocolate Orange Baked Oat Bars for you today! These are a delicious healthier snack packed full of zesty orange and chocolate. These are more of a softer oats bar with a crisp outside. Think more of a soft flapjack, so easy and so delicious.

You can play around with the flavours of these Oat bars if you wish. You can definitely leave out the orange if you aren’t a fan. Switch things up and use some other ingredients too. You could add in some peanut butter instead of the orange. If you are doing this I would add about 4 tablespoons to the mix.

If you don’t want as many of these bars you can half the mix and bake them in a smaller tin, a loaf tin would work great! Or feel free to double up the recipe, they will last 3+ days in an airtight container. If you plan on freezing them make sure to wrap them up really well.

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 Chocolate Orange Baked Oat Bars ! Also, check out my facebook group ”Gills Bakes and Cakes <3”


Chocolate Orange Baked Oat Bars

Chocolate Orange Baked Oat Bars, A guilt free healthier treat packed with zesty orange and chocolate. Super simple to put together and so moreish!
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: baked oats, chocolate chip cookies, Chocolate orange, healthier, oat bar
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 260kcal
Author: Gill

Equipment

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

Ingredients

  • 100 grams Golden syrup or Honey
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 Large Orange Zest and Juice
  • 125 grams Light brown sugar
  • 100 grams Butter
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 350 grams Oats
  • 30 grams Cocoa powder
  • 100 grams Dark Chocolate chips

Optional Topping

  • 30 grams Dark chocolate
  • 1 Orange Zest

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 190C/ 170C Fan. Grease and lin a 8×8 square tin.
  • In a large pot add your butter, sugar, salt, syrup, zest and juice. Place on a low heat till just melted.
  • Leave to cool for about 5 minutes then stir in your egg. Make sure your mix isnt hot as you will end up with scrambled egg.
  • Mix in your oats and cocoa powder.
  • Fold through your chocolate chips then place the mix into your tin.
  • Flatten down then bake for about 25 minutes.
  • Leave to cool completely then drizzle with some extra chocolate if you like. Add on the zest of another orange then leave to set.
  • Cut into portions. I made 12 large bars but you can cut them smaller.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

 
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Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal

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