Doris's Gluten Free Breakfast Bars

Doris's Gluten Free Breakfast Bars Recipe

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Doris Kinney


I was looking for a great gluten free copycat recipe for Belvita's cookies and was not able to find one. I developed one only to find it was too dry to hold together as a cookie so added a couple extra wet ingredients and the breakfast bar was created. These are moist and quite filling.


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  • 1 1/3 c
    gluten free pastry flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    xantham gum
  • 1 1/4 c
    rolled oats
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • pinch
  • 1/2 c
    cranberries, dried
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 c
    oil, neutral tasting
  • 2 Tbsp
    oil, neutral tasting
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk, or any non dairy version
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
    egg, large
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Doris's Gluten Free Breakfast Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease an 8x8 pan and set aside.

    Thoroughly combine all dried ingredients except walnuts and cranberries into large mixing bowl.
  2. Stir in wet ingredients until well moistened ( melted butter, oil, milk, honey, applesauce, and egg ). Add walnuts and cranberries.

    Spoon dough into prepared pan and smooth top.

    Bake at 360 for 25-30 minutes or until golden on top and toothpick comes out dry from center.
  3. Allow to cool in pan completely before cutting into bars.


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About Doris's Gluten Free Breakfast Bars

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Cookies
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy

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