Breakfast | Snack

Cinnamon Apple Bars

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 30 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 12


  • 140


  • 2g


  • 31g


  • 3g




  • 2½ Cups Old Fashioned Oats, divided
  • 2 Tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ Tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ Tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • ¾ Cup Unsweetened Apple Sauce
  • 2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ¾ Cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • ½ Cup Honey
  • 1 Medium Apple, skin removed and grated
  • NNuts:

    Replace almond milk with cow’s milk or a non-dairy milk alternative (soy milk, etc.)

  • EEggs:

    There is no egg replacer that is suitable for a Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis flare

  • GGluten:

    Oats are naturally gluten-free but may be crossed with gluten during processing. Look for ‘certified gluten-free’ for those with celiac disease


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Preheat Oven Coat an 8x8 inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • 3.

    Blend Oats In a blender, place 1 cup of old fashioned oats and blend until the oats turn to a flour-like consistency. Pour into a mixing bowl and add the additional 1 ½ cups oats, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Stir to combine.

  • 4.

    Mix Ingredients In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg, applesauce, vanilla, almond milk, and honey.

  • 5.

    Mix Wet and Dry Ingredients Mix the wet ingredients into the bowl with the dry ingredients and stir well.

  • 6.

    Add Apples and Bake Fold in the grated apple. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish and bake for approximately 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

  • 7.

    Cool, Serve and Enjoy Allow to cool; cut into bars and serve.

  • 8.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians

Nourishment Notes

Old Fashioned Oats

Oat flour provides a gluten-free source of soluble fiber, an important nutrient for gut health. It also slows digestion, minimizing bathroom trips.


Peeled apples provide healthy, easy-to digest soluble fiber, important for gut health.

Remission Remix

  • Make a Double Batch

    When energy levels are high, make a double batch and freeze. Bars will keep in the freezer for 1 month.

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