Erica's Choco-Oat Bars

from Erica @ Itzy's Kitchen

as found on

Servings - 16   Serving Size - 1/16th of recipe   Points Plus per serving - 5 points+

Calories - 162.3,   Total Fat - 7.3g,   Carb. - 30.9g,   Protein - 3.2g,   Fiber - 2.8g


2 cups old fashion oats

1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut

1/2 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, raw

1/4 cup sliced almonds

1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup canola oil

1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce

1/2 cup eggbeaters or 2 egg whites

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Line an 8" x 8" baking pan with nonstick foil or parchment and allow 2 sides to hang over sides of pan ( to serve as "handles" to remove bars from pan to cut once cooled) .  Lightly spray nonstick foil or parchment with cooking spray.  

2. In large bowl, combine all dry ingredients.  Combine oil, eggbeaters and applesauce.  Mix into dry ingredients to coat.  Press mixture into prepared pan and bake for 25 - 30 minutes.  

3.  Allow to cool, then lift out of pan with handles.  Cut into 16 bars.