raspberry oat bars
Raspberry Oat Bars
photo by recipe author


Servings: 24
Preparation Time: approx. 15-20 minutes



In a large mixing bowl, mix together the oats, flours, sugar, zest, molasses, and baking powder. Cut in the butter and coconut oil using a pastry blender or your fingers and mix until the dough comes together.

Gently press two thirds of it into the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking pan. Bake for 10-13 minutes or until the edges just start to turn brown.

In a bowl, stir raspberry jam, vanilla extract, honey, and lemon extract or lemon essential oil until smooth. Spread this mixture over the baked crust and then evenly sprinkle the remaining oat mixture over the jam mixture.

Bake for another 25-30 minutes or until the top has lightly browned and the filling is bubbly.

Let the bars cool completely before cutting.

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