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Fig Newton Breakfast Bars

  • Author: Flora & Vino
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 12-16 bars
  • Diet: Vegan


6-ingredient breakfast bars with hearty oats, plant-based protein and fresh figs! Gluten-free, oil-free, and naturally sweetened with dates and maple syrup.


  • 2 cups Bob’s Red Mill Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats, divided
  • 1 cup raw unsalted almonds
  • ½ cup super-fine almond flour
  • 1 heaping cup of fresh figs, trimmed and halved
  • ½ cup Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • ⅓ cup pure maple syrup


  1. Preheat the oven 350°F and line an 8X8 (or similar size) square baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a food processor or high-speed blender, combine half the oats, almonds, and almond flour and pulse until well combined.
  3. Add the dates and process for another 30 seconds.
  4. Add the fresh figs and remaining oats and blend until sticky and well combined. If the mixture is too dry, add another date or two, a handful of fresh figs, or 1 TBSP maple syrup to get the mixture to stick. It should be thick but not dry and crumbly.
  5. When you’ve reached your desired consistency, press mixture into the parchment covered 8×8 square pan and top with optional diced strawberries and a sprinkle of oats.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until golden brown around the edges and firm to the touch.
  7. Cool completely before cutting into bars.
  8. Store in the fridge for 5-7 days and freeze for long term storage.

  • Category: Breakfast, Meal Prep
  • Method: Oven-Bake
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Oil-Free, Gluten-Free, Refined-Sugar-Free