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Sweet Potato Chocolate Chewy Bars

  • Author: Mia Zarlengo
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 bars 1x
  • Category: Snacks, Breakfast


Gluten free sweet potato chocolate chip chewy bars. The best healthy spin on a classic snack! 


  • 2 cups old fashioned gluten free oats
  • 1/2 cup roasted + smashed sweet potato (roast 1 large potato at 425 in foil until tender, 4050 mins)
  • 1/4 cup peanut or almond butter butter (or any seed/nut butter)
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds (or a mix of hemp and chia)
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil (coconut or melted butter will work)
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/41/3 cup dairy free chocolate chips
  • Optional: stir in extra seeds or dried fruit


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine oats, sea salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  3. Add all other ingredients and mix until everything is well combined. You can either stir in the chocolate chips or melt them when the granola bars are done baking for a drizzle.
  4. Line an 8X8 baking dish with parchment paper. Spread mixture onto parchment paper until evenly spread and pressed down. Bake for 25 minutes.
  5. Allow to fully cool, then remove and slice into granola bar sized pieces.