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Date Nut Bars

Date Oat Bars

Date Walnut Bars with Oatmeal

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Date Nut Bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling Time 3 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 18
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup chopped Medjool dates
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Line a 9x9 baking pan with parchment leaving enough parchment to overhang the pan.
  2. In a stand mixer using the paddle attachment mix together the peanut butter, water, vanilla, sugar and egg until well combined.
  3. Next add in the oats, dates, and walnuts and salt. Mix until well combined.
  4. Pour mixture in the prepared baking pan.
  5. With your hand spread and mash down mixture evenly in the pan.
  6. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes.
  7. Let the pan cool for 3 minutes.
  8. Lift the baked mixture out of the pan by the parchment paper.
  9. Transfer to a cutting board.
  10. Cut into desired size bars.
  11. Let cool on cutting board before storing in an air tight container.