Bluberry Walnut Bars

April 22, 2022

Nourished By Caroline

Prep Time: 15 minutes 

Cooking Time: 20 minutes 


  • Baking dish
  • Baking sheet
  • Measuring spoons/cups
  • Food processor/blender
  • Spoon 

Servings: 9

Serving Size: 2 bars


  • 1 cup walnuts, raw
  • 1 cup medjool dates, pitted
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 5 tbsp butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1-2 tbsp water, as needed
  • 3 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen and thawed



  1. Start by preheating the oven to 325F. Grease a 9x9 oven safe dish with margarine or butter and set to the side
  2. Spread walnuts on a baking sheet and roast in oven for 8-10 minutes until lightly golden. Once roasted increase oven temperature to 350 F
  3. In a food processor start by blending dates with 1 tbsp of water.
  4. Once blended add  honey, roasted walnuts, 2 cups of oats, melted butter or margarine, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla. Process until combined and crumbly. 
  5. Add 1 more tbsp of water and process until the mixture sticks and is well pressed. After adding the remaining 1 cup of oats and process until combined. You want the mixture to stick well together when pressed 
  6. Press oat mixture to the greased dish leaving 1 cup for topping. Spread your blueberries evenly on the bottom layer and then add remaining oat mixture
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes uncovered at 350F. Let cool for a few minutes before cutting to help bar stick together 

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