Recipe Time!? Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars


It's peanut butter yummy time, peanut butter yummy time!!... <-- singing and dancing!!

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Guys!! We have a healthy yummy WIN for breakfast!
Gluten Free, Vegetarian, and No Sugar Added!
I borrowed the recipe from Haute & Healthy but of course, made it my OWN!

INGREDIENTS (double everything for thicker bars or bigger servings)
1 cup of rolled oats (use gluten-free, if necessary)
1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cups preferred milk*
1 egg, beaten
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbs natural peanut butter
2 very ripe bananas
OPTIONAL ADD-INS:
2 tbs maple syrup

*You can sub in unsweetened almond milk if dairy-free

HOW TO MAKE IT
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 C). 
Grease an 8x8 inch square or 7x5 inch rectangular baking dish. If you're like me and you don't like grease, put some parchment paper down.

Combine the rolled oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl.
Add milk, egg, vanilla, peanut butter, and maple syrup (if using). Stir to combine.

Mash one of the bananas and fold it into the oatmeal mixture. 
Slice the remaining banana into quarter inch slices.
Place half of the sliced bananas across the bottom of the prepared dish. 
Spread half of the oatmeal mixture over the banana slices. 
Evenly distribute the remaining slices over the oatmeal layer.

Place in oven and bake for 20-25 minutes (longer if you've doubled the recipe and made them thicker, 30-35mins) or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.

To serve, top with a drizzle of peanut butter <--- put it in a baggy and clip a corner for best drizzling effect (you can even microwave it for a few seconds to soften the peanut butter).

Serve warm. Or let them cool, cut them up, and use them for breakfast ALL week! You can freeze them too! BOOOOM!!!