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Easy Cranberry Banana Bars

This is a great on the go breakfast or snack. It is incredibly easy to make and packed with loads of fruit flavor. You can mix this all in one bowl, which makes it easy for cleanup.

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I had purchased a couple of large bags of fresh cranberries when they were in season, and froze them so I could have them throughout the rest of the year. The frozen cranberries work beautifully in this recipe.

  • 2 bananas, very ripe
  • 1 1/2 c gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 1/2 tbsp dates, pitted, chopped
  • 2 1/2 tbsp walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 1/8 tsp ginger, ground

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper.

In a large bowl mash the bananas with a fork.

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Add in rolled oats, dates, walnuts, vanilla, cinnamon and ginger to the mashed bananas. Stir until well combined.

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Stir- ins:

  • 1/2 c cranberries, fresh/frozen

Fold cranberries into banana mixture.

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Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish.

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Bake about 30 minutes, the edges will begin to turn brown.

Let cool for 5-10 minutes.

Share. Eat. Enjoy.

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2 thoughts on “Easy Cranberry Banana Bars

  1. Looks yummy

    1. Thank you. It is a great snack.

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