Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


2-1/2 dozen

Updated: Nov. 08, 2023
This soft, chewy oatmeal breakfast bar recipe features a hint of orange marmalade for a fun change of pace from typical granola bars. They're easy to put together and so delicious, you'll find yourself making them all the time. —Barbara Nowakowski, North Tonawanda, New York
Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup orange marmalade


  1. In a large bowl, combine the oats, brown sugar and salt. Stir in remaining ingredients. Press into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 425° for 15-17 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into 30 bars.

Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Tips

How long do oatmeal bars last?

These oatmeal bars last for about a week when stored in an airtight container.

What else could I add to these oatmeal breakfast bars?

We recommend stirring raisins, dried cranberries, sunflower seeds, mini chocolate chips or chopped pecans into this oatmeal bar recipe. Here are a few other energy bar recipes that we think you'd love.

Are oatmeal bars healthy?

These oatmeal bars aren't necessarily healthy, but they sure are delicious. If you're looking for a healthier option, try out one of these oatmeal recipes in the morning instead.

Research contributed by Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor, and Peggy Woodward, Taste of Home Senior Food Editor

Nutrition Facts

1 bar: 182 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 141mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.