No bake squares with Quaker Oats

No bake squares with Quaker Oats

Ingredients for 15 bars: 

  • 1 cup dried dates (without the seeds)
  • 2 cups Quaker oats
  • 1 cup chopped nuts e.g. almonds, hazelnuts
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup tahini or peanut butter
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips (optional)

*  cup: 250ml


  1. Pour the dates in a blender and blend for 1 minute.
  2. Add the oats and beat again.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Stir with your hands until all the ingredients are well combined.
  5. Spread the mixture on a baking sheet
  6. Cover the baking sheet and leave in the refrigerator for 30 minutes until it thickens. 
  7. Then cut into bars

How to store: Oat bars can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for approximately 1 week.


Nutritional value per bar, 50g:

Energy / Calories: 168 kcal

Fat: 8 g

Carbohydrates: 22 g

Protein: 4 g


Vitamins & Minerals:

Manganese: 14% *

Magnesium: 10%

Copper: 10%

Phosphorus: 12%

Iron: 7%


*Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 kcal diet.


Antigoni Andreou

Clinical Dietitian – Nutritionist, RD, MSc