Chocolate-orange Pistachio Bars Recipe

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Chocolate-orange pistachio bars

sherry monfils


These are one of my daughters favorite desserts because she's a nut for pistachios, ( pun intended!.) She also loves anything w/ chocolate.

They are also low in calories, ( if you eat just one!)

Calories: 145.
Fat: 6 grams
Carbs: 21 grams.

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15 Min


20 Min


3 c
regular oats
3/4 c
chopped pistachio nuts, divided.
1/2 c
1/3 c
whole wheat flour
1 Tbsp
orange peel
1/3 c
orange juice
1/4 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
melted unsalted butter
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1-2/3 c
semisweet chocolate chips.

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat oven to 325. Line a 9 x 13" pan w/ foil, spray foil w/ cooking spray. Make sur to overlap the foil over the edges of pan. In lg bowl, stir together oats, 1/2 cup chopped nuts, honey, flour, orange peel, orange juice brown sugar, butter, vanilla and baking soda. Mix well. Press mix into pan evenly. Bake 20 min, or until center is set. In microwaveable bowl, microwave chocolate chips,1 min, stir. Keep microwaving and stirring until melted. Spread chocolate over baked mix. Sprinkle w/ remaining chopped nuts. Cool. Cut into bars.

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