These Strawberry Oatmeal Bars are such a delicious gluten free and vegan dessert! They are so easy to make and come together in 30 minutes!

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars – Gluten Free, Vegan, & Refined Sugar Free

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 30 min
  • Yield: 12 bars 1x



  • 1/2 cup vegan butter, melted (I use “Earth Balance Soy Free Vegan Buttery Sticks”)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup gluten free oat flour
  • 1 cup gluten free oats (rolled or quick cooking)
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 11/2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup strawberry preserves


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix melted butter and vanilla.
  3. Add oat flour, oats, coconut sugar, xanthan gum, baking powder, and salt and stir well to combine.
  4. Grease an 8×8 pan and press 1 cup of the oat mixture in the bottom of the pan evenly.
  5. Spread strawberry preserves evenly across the oat mixture in the pan.
  6. Crumble remaining oat mixture evenly over the strawberry preserves and gently press down to form the top layer of the bars.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the top is firm.
  8. Allow the bars to cool before cutting.


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