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Whole Wheat Coconut Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chunk Bars

Delicious, chewy coconut oatmeal bars with layers of dark chocolate and made dairy free with coconut oil and unsweetened coconut milk.

Course Bar, Dairy Free, Dessert
Keyword coconut oatmeal bars
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Calories 171 kcal
Author Monique Volz of Ambitious Kitchen


  • 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut or almond milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 3 oz dark chocolate bar (70% cocoa), coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 8-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, oats, baking soda and salt. In a large bowl beat coconut oil, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla together; add in dry ingredients and milk, mixing until just combined. Fold in coconut flakes and chocolate.
  3. Pour batter into prepared pan; spreading evenly with a rubber spatula. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack then cut into 16 squares. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

To make gluten free, use an all purpose gluten free flour or gluten free oat flour as a replacement for the whole wheat.

Feel free to use coconut sugar instead of brown sugar.

Nutrition Facts
Whole Wheat Coconut Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chunk Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 104
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.6g18%
Carbohydrates 16.5g6%
Fiber 2.3g10%
Sugar 7.3g8%
Protein 2.5g5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.