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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Oat Bars

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Oat Bars two squares

These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Oat Bars are the perfect summer breakfast. Make them ahead of time and enjoy all week long for a quick, healthy meal or snack!

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Ingredients

4 oz plain cream cheese
1/4 cup maple syrup
juice and zest of one lemon
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
1 cup blueberries
1 tsp baking soda

Instructions

  1. Soften cream cheese in a microwave safe bowl for 30 seconds.
  2. Add maple syrup, lemon juice and zest, eggs and vanilla and stir to combine.
  3. Stir in oats, baking soda and blueberries.
  4. Spoon into 9×9 pan lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Let cool, then slice. Store in the fridge and eat warm or cold.

Notes

You could likely sub plain yogurt for the cream cheese but I haven’t tried it myself.

You can omit the maple syrup for a less sweet version or sub mashed banana but it may make the lemon flavor less noticeable.