Chewy Protein Snack Bars
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Serves: 10-12
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup coconut oil (or butter)
  • ½ cup loosely packed coconut sugar
  • 1½ cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup finely shredded unsweetened coconut
  • ½ cup flaxmeal
  • 2 cups strawberries
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  1. Line a 9x9 inch glass pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a saucepan, heat the butter, coconut oil and sugar over medium heat. Whisk until the sugar dissolves. Cook until it's bubbling and let boil for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the oats, coconut and flax meal.
  4. Stir until the oats are completely moistened and set aside.
  5. In a small saucepan add hulled strawberries, maple syrup. Cook until beginning to break down and mash with a potato masher. Once starting to boil add chia seeds and stir well.
  6. Continue boiling until it forms into a thick syrup or jam like substance.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Place ½ of the oat mixture in bottom of 9x9 pan and press into the bottom of the pan.
  9. Add the strawberry chia jam and spread over first layer until even.
  10. Add the remaining oat mixture to the top and spread evenly, pressing just enough to coat the top.
  11. Let cool completely or refrigerate (I like them cold) before slicing.
Recipe by Simple Roots at