These are easy to make and healthy energy bars with the goodness of oats, chia seeds and dates, the three main ingredients in this recipe. I also added a little bit of flax seeds and sesame seeds for some crunch. It is a no cook recipe and perfect as a quick breakfast on the go, for weight watchers and ideal for youngsters.
It is soft, chewy and also yummy at the same time. They can be made and stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. It is sugar free too, as it has the natural sweetness of dates. So do give it a try and enjoy this delectable treat any time of the day.
- 1 cup oats
- 1/2 cup chia seeds
- 15-18 dates, soaked overnight & pitted
- 1 tbsp. flax seed
- 1 tbsp. sesame seeds
- 1 tbsp. coconut oil
- 1/4 tsp. cinnamon powder
- pinch of salt
Dry roast oats, chia seeds, flax seeds and sesame seeds separately and set aside to cool. Blend the oats and chia seeds into a fine powder.
Blend the dates along with some water into a fine paste. Mix with all the other ingredients. Transfer to a plate lined with butter paper. Press it down evenly with your hands or a spatula.
Refrigerate for 2-3 hours. Cut into desired shapes and store in an air tight container or Ziploc bag in the refrigerator.