I’m glad you gave them another chance! Stir in maple syrup, to taste, and chia seeds. Bake in 375 degree oven 45-55 minutes until top is lightly golden brown. Hi Sue! Blackberry Crumble Bars: Ingredients and Substitutions. Bake for 25 minutes. xo – Kam. It doesn’t affect the cost of the product at all and gives me the ability to pay for and maintain this blog. These all look amazing!! They were perfect for breakfast with coffee! Here’s what you need: Old-fashioned rolled oats: The star ingredient in the crumble topping, oats … Oh my goodness, so divine and a perfect treat with the fresh fruit blooming! We’re allergic and nearly every gluten free baking recipe I find includes it with no substitute. There’s something about the aroma of fresh coffee brewing that nudges me out of bed.. and keeps me from hitting the snooze button more than once or twice. Loving this vegan recipe Always makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside, haha! If you click on a link and purchase an item, I may receive a small commission on your purchase. Pick out a recipe and let's get cooking! Thanks or the recipe. Hi Lisa, Cant wait to try this recipe. Also, I didn’t have quite enough berries, so I added some homemade blackberry jam I had on hand. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *. These are AMAZING!!! Can’t wait to try it with peaches once they are in season. In saucepan use a potato masher to mash the blackberries almost completely, leaving small chunks if you like. Does it make a difference? I was under impressed. I cannot have oil or vegan butters. Even better when you use sweet berries so you won’t have to add much sweetener to the filling. Sometimes I just feel like I’m drowning in responsibilities. These all look delicious! It uses chia seeds to thicken instead of tapioca Hope you enjoy them! Thank you so much for your support! fresh or thawed from frozen blackberries or other berry of choice. So glad to find you ! This does not need to be pressed down at all. Press a bit over half of the oat mixture into the bottom of the baking dish. Should tapioca flour be replaced by almond flour for base and filling or omit it all together? Enjoy! Equally delicious both ways. In a saucepan combine the blackberries, butter, banana, honey and cocoa, and cook over a low heat for about 7-8 minutes, squashing the blackberries with the back of a spoon or fork, stirring often. Stir in melted butter and vanilla. Whether you make them for dessert, breakfast, or snack, the point is to MAKE THESE NOW! And if you need a grain-free/paleo friendly version, be sure to scroll down for a link to my Mixed Berry Almond Crumb Bars! The snooze button and I are good friends  so it really helps to have our clothes picked out, as well as a quick snack or breakfast ready to go. Allow to cool completely then remove by grabbing the sides of the parchment paper and pulling the entire thing out. Hope you enjoy them! But seriously, my husband will absolutely adore me if I make these for him… Super healthy too because of the chia seeds. Thanks for giving these a try! Cut into bars and enjoy. We mostly use the berries for jam or eat them fresh but we usually have enough left over for some sort of baking project. Theatre cooling, as I write this. Allow to cool completely then remove by grabbing the sides of the parchment paper and pulling the entire thing out. These delicious oat bars are made with only a handful of wholesome ingredients. And yes, chia seeds are such an amazing superfood, aren’t they? Adulting is hard! Reserve ¾–1 cup of the oat dough. Add all the other ingredients and 1/2 cup oil and if the mixture still seems really dry, add a few extra tablespoons + some water if necessary until the dough is crumbly and holds together when pinched between two fingers. Carefully spread filling on top of baked crust. In a large mixing bowl, roughly mash berries with a fork or potato masher. I’ll definitely be trying out this recipe! They’re perfect for dessert dessert, but wholesome enough to enjoy for breakfast. I’m gluten free, I’ll have to try these! So attractive ideas ! Super tasty! Cool in pan on a wire rack. I will surely use that great idea in other berry filled recipes in the future. They’re so good for you too! But the next day, after having been in the fridge, they were amazing! So I made these blackberry oat bars as our easy breakfast on the go last week for co-op. Can’t wait to try them. I’m allergic to chia seeds. Enjoy! Like most American families in this day and age, we are always on the go. Gorgeous bars! I hope you all enjoy it! . Any suggestions to replace that coconut oil? Hi Ashley, you can stir in 1 tablespoon of cornstarch instead of the chia seeds. Remove from the oven and let cool before cutting into bars (or other shapes). Hope that helps! My name is Joscelyn and I love to share recipes that are healthy and delicious. Hello! Looks and sounds amazing ♥. These ooey-gooey treats taste like a twist between blackberry cobbler and a bar cookie. . maybe 1/2–2/3 cup instead of 1/3 cup. Thank you! Disappointed even. Press remaining oat mixture into an ungreased 9x9x2" pan. They look so impressive and stunning. I’ll be making these again next year. Preheat oven to 350ºF. To get chunky crumbles on top, clench dough tightly in your fist and then roughly break up into large clumps. Bake in a 350 oven for 20-25 minutes. Yes, they’re not heavily sweetened, so they’re not as good warm, but do make a delicious bar once cooled! Hi Maggie! Set aside. Line an 8 or 9-inch pan with parchment paper or grease lightly to keep crust from sticking and set aside. Your email address will not be published. I love using them to naturally thicken jams and fruit fillings. Makes 9–16 bars, depending on how large you cut them. . ❤☕. I’ll tweet and bookmark – thank you! Is chia recipe on your website? Ooh, that sounds amazing! Set aside to gel while preparing the crust. Thanks for taking the time to leave such a detailed review! They are also great with that morning cup of coffee…just sayin’. So glad I gave it a second chance. Replace the tapioca in the bar with additional almond flour and use the chia recipe for these bars or replace tapioca with cornstarch in the other filling. I love anything to do with blackberries! Add a little extra water if it’s too dry. I never link to products I wouldn’t use myself. Thank you!!