George Family Breakfast Bars

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

My kids needed a quick, healthy breakfast for school days. Especially my teenage daughter who'd rather not eat at all! Oh, one other thing - they wanted it to taste good! So I developed this recipe for them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. Cream butter and sugars. Mix in eggs, applesauce, and vanilla. Add dry ingredients until combined. Fold in chocolate chips. (If you have a kitchen mixer you can just throw all the ingredients in together and turn it on until it has the consistency of cookie dough.).
  3. Spread batter in bar pan and bake 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. If using a 9 x 11 cake pan bake 40 minutes.
  5. These can also be made as cookies - bake 10 to 15 minutes.
Most Helpful

These oatmeal bars are great! I admit I substituted half the butter with ground flax seed (6 T. with enough water to equal half a cup) and left out the chocolate chips to make them a little healthier, but they still turned out tasting good. After cutting the entire sheet pan into squares I froze them individually. Just let them thaw naturally and in less than an hour they're ready to eat! Almost forgot - I added a teaspoon of cinnamon to make up for the lack of chocolate chips. Thanks for posting this super breakfast bar recipe!

Chilicat May 05, 2009