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Low sugar chocolate chip cookie bars with maple syrup

Maple Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Low sugar, gluten-free chocolate chip cookie bars made with a small amount of maple syrup, oats, and your favorite nut or seed butter!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate, Cookies, Low sugar, Oatmeal
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
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Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 9 bars
Calories 187kcal



  • 3/4 cup oat flour
  • 1/4 cup millet flour
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • 1/3 cup nut or seed butter of your choice (choose a runnier variety!)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 6 Tbsp milk of your choice
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup (or one tablespoon maple syrup, plus another tablespoon of milk and a dash of stevia)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • chocolate chips or chopped dark or unsweetened chocolate for topping


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Mix the wet ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  • Stir everything together until well combined.
  • Pour batter into a well-oiled 8 x 8 baking dish.
  • Bake the bars for 10-15 minutes, or until top is set and lightly golden. Don't overbake!


Nutrition facts based on using cashew butter, unsweetened almond milk, and 1/4 cup chocolate chips. WW SmartPoints: 6


Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.4g | Protein: 4.8g | Fat: 9.1g | Fiber: 2.6g | Sugar: 4.6g