Baked Oatmeal Bars next to a bowl of honey with a glass of milk in the background.

Easy Oatmeal Bars

Try this recipe for delicious oatmeal bars your whole family will love! It works great as breakfast or a midday snack! Delicious!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 squares
Calories 235kcal
Author Erin Henry


  • 1 cup organic melted butter
  • 1/2 cup honey (or 3/4 cup brown sugar)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats (not instant)
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour (or a combo of white and whole wheat depending on your preference)


  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together melted butter and sugar. Add eggs, baking soda, salt, and vanilla, mixing well. Add in oats and flour and mix until well combined. (Add any optional mix-ins. See notes for suggestions)
  • Spread mixture in a parchment lined 8x8 inch baking dish. Bake in a 350° oven for 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Enjoy!



Optional Add-ins: 1/2 cup chocolate chip, peanut butter chips, Heath Bar chips or dried fruit. Cinnamon, coconut and nuts are also good in this recipe. 
You can either cut then to make 9 or 16 squares depending on your preference. 
Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.
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Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 301mg | Potassium: 102mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.1mg