Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bars

overhead shot of stack of Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bars

These Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bars are loaded with rolled oats, maple syrup, tons of cinnamon and topped with an easy glaze! They’re the perfect breakfast on the go or delicious mid-day snack.

There is something so magical about the smells of goodies baking in the Fall, don’t you agree? Forget cinnamon roll scented candles, just preheat that oven, place your pan inside, go sit on the couch with a good book and you’re all set. The smells will soon permeate the home and your heart will be at ease. And the best part? You get to EAT whatever is baking at the end of it all. It’s like a triple whammy win if you ask me! 

non-iced cinnamon roll bar

Tomorrow actually brings the first bit of Fall weather we have had so far! This entire week has been in the 90s and tomorrow is a high of 76! You know you live in the South when you’re excited about that number as a high! Ha! Ben and I are going to do all the fun Fall things….go get pumpkins, hit up a Fall festival and of course, bake!

These Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bars will do exactly as described above – and you get to eat them at the end! Yay! 

gooey straight on shot of Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bar

So, these bars are SO super delicious. They are loaded with that classic cinnamon roll flavor: brown sugar, melted butter, cinnamon, etc. Add in some extra wholesome ingredients like rolled oats and maple syrup and they make the perfect combination! They’re delicious soft, perfectly portable and my favorite part has to be the delicious classic powdered sugar glaze on top! 

icing drizzle on Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bars

It’s one bowl baking goodness. Chewy, delicious and screams Fall! Cinnamon rolls in a semi-healthier form. 

So let’s get into how to make them – spoiler alert: it’s super duper easy! 

Ingredients You Need for Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bars: 

  • rolled oats 
  • brown sugar 
  • eggs
  • milk 
  • maple syrup 
  • salted butter (melted)
  • baking powder 
  • cinnamon 
  • vanilla extract 
  • powdered sugar 

How to Make Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bars:

First, as always, preheat the oven to 350. Mix together the wet ingredients in a medium sized bowl. The wet ingredients are as follows: melted butter, 2 eggs, whole milk, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Side note: did you know that vanilla extract has over 35% ABV?! I was so shocked when I saw that on my little bottle today. I knew that it was made from alcohol..but I didn’t realize it had the same proof as straight up liquor! LOL. 

Okay now back to the recipe…to the whisked wet ingredients, add the oats, baking powder, cinnamon and a pinch of salt. Using a wooden spoon, mix it all together until combined. It should look something like this: 

Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bar mixture in glass bowl

Next, grease a 9×9 inch baking pan and then carefully add the oatmeal bake mixture. Spread it out until it has evenly coated the pan. 

raw Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bar batter in pan

Pop this in the oven and bake for about 25 minutes. Remove when it’s done and let it cool completely! If not, the bars may fall apart! 

baked cinnamon roll oatmeal bars in pan

Once they are completely cooled, slice them into your preferred size bars. 

straight on shot of stack of Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bars

If desired (and believe me, you’re going to want this to execute that perfect cinnamon roll flavor), mix powdered sugar and milk (or water) together to get that deliciously creamy and perfectly thick cinnamon roll icing! Drizzle as much or as little as you’d like over top of the bars. 

glazed cinnamon roll oatmeal bar

Enjoy in the morning, on the go, as a snack or warmed up as a dessert! With coffee, tea, milk. The world is your cinnamon roll oyster! 

Did you enjoy this recipe? Here are a few more you might like: 

Cinnamon Roll Overnight Oats 

Banana Bread Overnight Oats 

Chai Spiced Apple Oatmeal 

Strawberries and Cream Overnight Oats 

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Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal Bars

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword blackberry oatmeal bars, cinnamon roll bars, cinnamon roll oatmeal bars, healthy cinnamon rolls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 9 people
Author Haylie

Ingredients

  • 3 cups rolled old fashioned oats
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

Icing Glaze

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp whole milk (more if you want it thinner, less if you want it thinner)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together melted butter, 2 eggs, maple syrup, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and the whole milk until combined.

  2. To this bowl, add the oats, baking powder, cinnamon and pinch of salt. Stir together using a wooden spoon until everything is combined.

  3. Grease a 9x9 baking pan. Add the oatmeal mixture carefully to the pan and spread it out evenly on the pan.

  4. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven when done and let cool fully. Cut into 9 bars when cool.

  5. Once cooled, in a small bowl, mix the powdered sugar and milk together until desired consistency of glaze has been reached (for thicker, use less milk, for a thinner glaze, use more). Drizzle the glaze generously over the bars. Enjoy!

13 comments / Add your comment below

  1. 5 stars
    Made these over the weekend and they were a hit! Super easy to prepare, tasty, and perfect for breakfast on the go. Will definitely make again!

  2. 5 stars
    Haylie, I’m so loving these oatmeal bars! Love their soft texture and of course their fall flavors! The cool weather has taken it’s sweet time getting to Virginia, but it looks like it’s finally here. Yay for fall baking!

  3. 5 stars
    It’s definitely cooler here so I’m all about fall baking and comfort food! I bet these taste as good as they look….I can practically smell ’em too 😉 Wish I could grab a whole bunch right through my screen. Happy Monday, Haylie 🙂

    1. Hi Montana! Thanks so much for the comment 🙂 I would recommend storing them in the fridge in a tupperware container with a firm fitting lid. Heat up the leftovers either in the oven or in the microwave, a single serving at a time! I’d say they last 4-5 days. Hope that helps and hope you enjoy! 🙂

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