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No Bake Flax Oatmeal Bars

This recipe constitutes a good source of fiber (at least 3g of fiber per serving). See nutritionals below for fat content. 
Prep Time10 mins
chilling time2 hrs
Total Time10 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 72kcal


  • 2 cups Quaker Oats quick or old fashioned
  • 1/3 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract
  • 3 Tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 2 Tablespoons honey


  • In a large bowl, stir together oats, flax seed, cinnamon and ginger. Stir in cranberries.
  • In a small bowl, stir together almond butter, water, honey and almond extract.
  • Add to oat mixture and stir to combine.
  • Let stand for 5 minutes or until mixture holds together. 
  • Line an 8 x 4 inch loaf pan with foil, leaving some foil hanging over the sides.
  • Spray with non stick spray and press mixture evenly into the pan. 
  • Top with sliced almonds, pressing lightly.
  • Cover with overhanging foil and refrigerate until firm and set, about 2 hours.
  • To serve, remove oat mixture from the pan. Cut in half lengthwise and then crosswise into 12 bars. 
  • Store covered, at room temperature up to two days or refrigerated, covered, up to one week. 


Serving: 1bar | Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 2g | Calcium: 40mg