Oatmeal Date Bars with Chocolate Topping

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cook: 30 minutes
  • Ready in: 45 minutes

For those who are chocolate lovers, you need to try this snack recipe that combines oatmeal and dates with chocolate as the topping. This snack is easy to make at home and also healthy for you to consume since it is gluten-free and consists of vitamins and minerals that are good to boost your energy. To get the recipe, you may read the article below.

How to make Oatmeal Date Bars with Chocolate Topping

No need to prepare for a long time because this healthy snack will be ready in less than an hour. Just follow the simple and quick instructions below form the beginning until the end.


  • 600 gr of whole rolled oats
  • 150 gr of peanut butter
  • 50 ml of honey
  • 15 pieces of soft dates
  • A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • A teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 400 gr of chocolate chips
  • A tablespoon of butter
  • 30 gr of milk
  • dark chocolate, chopped as the decoration


1First, prepare a food processor and put the whole rolled oats in it. Next, pulse the oat for around a minute and put them in a bowl. Next, add the dates into the food processor and pulse too. After that, add the oats back to the dates.

2After that, add the cinnamon, honey, vanilla extract and peanut butter into the mixture. Pulse the food processor again for several minutes until the mixture turns nicely sticky. However, if it is too dry, add more honey or peanut butter. You may also add more oats if it is too wet.

3Before you go to the following step, make sure that the mixture you have made before can be easily used to form into a nice ball. Next, you may prepare the chocolate topping. Take a glass bowl and add with butter, chocolate chips, and milk. Then heat and stir them up in a microwave for around a minute until it turns smooth.

4After the cake is cooked through, pour the chocolate topping on top of it. Then, put it in the refrigerator to chill for around 30 minutes. You may add the chopped chocolate in the garlic and when you want to serve this, cut the bars with a warm knife.

Serve this Oatmeal Date Bars as a dessert or as your simple and healthy snacks. Instead of consuming chips, it is better for you to enjoy this homemade snack that can you make easily at home. Thus, from now on, you can change your snacking habit with some healthy and tasty snacks. Also, don’t forget to enjoy this together with your family or friends.