Gluten-Free Chocolate Mocha Oat Bars
Most delicious, indulgent Gluten-Free Chocolate Mocha Oat Bars filled with chocolaty-mocha raisin filling. The gluten-free oat base is crispy and buttery, lightly sweetened and hinted with cinnamon. These coffee flavoured oat bars make for a delicious gluten-free snack or a special treat.
The chocolate mocha oat bars can be served at room temperature or chilled. I love the oat bars at room temperature because the inside is brimming with soft chocolate mocha filling sweetened with raisins making these gluten-free bars incredibly tasty.
If you want something more refreshing, especially on hot summer days, serve the chocolate mocha oat bars chilled. You can even add a dollop of vanilla bean ice cream. YUM!
The ooey-gooey chocolate mocha filling is made with raisins, cocoa powder, coffee, vanilla and hot water. All the ingredients are blended into a thick paste. For the base and topping I used, oat flour, oats, coconut sugar, baking powder and a pinch of cinnamon.
The dry ingredients are mixed with butter forming a crispy base and toping. To make the filling extra chocolaty, before you add the topping, scatter the filling with chocolate chips. Once baked, the chocolate chips melt right into the filling, making these gluten-free bars especially delicious.
First, make sure your oat flour and oats are certified gluten-free, as oats are often processed in facilities that also process wheat. In the filling, you can change the raisins for dates or dried apricots. The flavour will be a little different, but the texture will remain the same.
As a sweetener in the base, I used coconut sugar. However, you can substitute brown sugar for the coconut sugar. For the chocolate chips, you can use a coarsely chopped gluten-free chocolate bar or bakers chocolate.
If you follow a vegan diet, you can substitute the butter for coconut oil or vegan butter, such as earth balance. When using coconut oil, add a pinch of salt to the recipe.
This gluten-free chocolate mocha oat bar recipe is not your typical oat bar. The chocolaty filling is flavoured with coffee and cocoa and is made with raisins. There are no added eggs, and the recipe is easily converted to a vegan oat bar.
Can you freeze the chocolate mocha oat bars?
The oat bars freeze beautifully. Use an airtight container and separate the bars with parchment paper. When you want to serve them, thaw the oat bars in the refrigerator, then bring them to room temperature or serve the bars chilled.
*As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. Please check out my sponsorship and disclosure policy page for more details
Leave a Comment
Add a Rating
Gluten Free Date Bars
This is a plant-based recipe for a very uncomplicated healthy, wholesome Gluten-Free Date Bar. The primary ingredients are dates, oats, almond flour, fresh lemon juice, vanilla, coconut sugar, and coconut oil or butter. The gluten-free date bar tastes rich and moist and is insanely delicious. And don’t worry, this recipe makes 16 bars, so there […] Read More
Gluten-Free Chewy Granola Bars For Kids
Simple Gluten-Free Chewy Granola Bar Recipe For Kids. Soft, chewy, and delightfully delicious makes, this healthy gluten-free snack perfect for even the pickiest kids. The healthy gluten-free bar is made with ingredients they love and keeps the sweet treat allergy-friendly. To make this gluten-free granola bar, I used oats, puffed quinoa or rice, healthy coconut, extra virgin […] Read More
Gluten-Free Strawberry Oatmeal Bars with Chocolate
The easiest recipe for Gluten-Free Strawberry Oatmeal Bars with Chocolate. The bars are made with fresh strawberries making them wholesome and giving them a fresh strawberry flavour. The addition of chocolate is a game changer in this recipe, because it changes a simple oat bar to a delicious dessert. This strawberry oatmeal bar recipe is […] Read More