Friday, April 17, 2015

Orange Nutella Oatmeal Bars

BM # 51
Week 3,Day : 5
Theme : Baking
Theme of the week: Healthy Bars and Biscuits

Day 5,week 3,and I have another healthy bar. You guys know that chocolate and orange is a favorite combo for me and these are the ingredients of today's bars.The original recipe had raspberry but I tweaked it and used orange marmalade with Nutella and chocolate chips. Later I felt I could have even used cooking chocolate , not that I was not happy with these. I loved the flavors , the only mistake I did was while slicing them into pieces, I used a crinkle knife, which made them look uneven. I was not happy with the pieces, but that did not alter the taste, taste was as good. The best part is these have a good shelf life too , so one can make these and pack and leave them in the frig for months.

Orange Nutella Oatmeal Bars
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup quick rolling oats
1/2 cup butter, soft
1/4 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup choco chips
Pre heat the oven to 180 deg.
Grease a 8 or 9" square pan.
Combine brown sugar,baking soda,salt and oats.
Add butter and using your hands, create a crumbly mixture.
Press 2/3 of the mixture at the bottom of the prepared pan.
Spread the marmalade.
Spread a layer of Nutella.
Spread the choco chips.
Spread the rest of the crumb mixture over the top and lightly press it into the pan.
Bake for 35-40 minutes or until lightly browned.
Allow it to cool before cutting.

Also linking it to Valli's Anniversary Mela

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  1. so healthy and a perfect travel snack.. great to have on hand!!

  2. lovely mix of flavors going in it has the texture of sooji i think because of oats, that really adds a nice crunchy feel i believe

  3. Wow another delicious bake..all your bars are bookmarked!

  4. Bars looks delicious and a nice to have for breakfast or as a snack during the day.

  5. Those are some yummy bars with chocolate, orange and nutella.

  6. Chocolate & orange is an amazing combination and these bars look so delicious.

  7. The bars look rich and delicious. What a great snack!

  8. Layered granola bars are very interesting. Great share

  9. Wat a bar ya, cant resist to this ingredients went in...beautifully baked.

  10. Whats not to like in this bar, chocolate, nutella, orange. yumm.

  11. Bookmarking these .. Great combo of ingredients

  12. Again...trying to resist the temptation of getting up and start baking these. These look really good and you have brought in your love for orange and chocolate together again :-).

  13. You have so many orange chocolate combo in this BM. THis bar looks so tasty...

  14. None can resist Nutella! chocolate combined with orange gives a great aroma and flavor!! looks totally yum!!!

  15. Chocolate and orange combination is awesome and those bars looks so tempting!

  16. Vaishali these are a winning combo bars. Once school reopens I think I will mak ethese for the LO.Me dont ask it will be my food for the day.