Tropical Chewy Oatmeal Bars

These cold winter days have us dreaming of warm summer sun and bright long days. We may not be able to change the temperature outside, but we can trick our taste buds with tropical flavors.

Tropical Chewy Oatmeal Bars
  • ·         2 cups Coach’s Oats®
  • ·         ¼ cup coconut butter (not oil)
  • ·         ¼ cup honey
  • ·         ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ·         ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ·         ½ tsp. salt
  • ·         ¼ cup  dried mango, chopped
  • ·         ¼ cup dried pineapple, chopped
  • ·         Coconut flakes for topping

Preheat oven to 300°.

In a saucepan over medium heat, combine coconut butter, honey and brown sugar. Cook until mixture bubbles and reduce heat. Cook for 2 minutes. Stir in vanilla and salt.

In a separate bowl combine oats and dried fruit. Add honey mixture to oats and fruit, and mix well. Pour into a greased baking pan (a small jelly roll pan works well) and top with coconut flakes. Bake for 10 minutes.

Remove from oven and cool at room temperature for 2 hours. Cut into bars and enjoy. Print this recipe