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Homemade Protein Bars

Homemade Protein Bars with oats, peanut butter and a drizzle of chocolate to make your kids reach for their new favorite satisfying snack!
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade Protein Bars
Servings: 12 1 bar
Calories: 404kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup oats, dry
  • 1/3 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 cup crispy rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter, all-natural
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoon chocolate chips, dark

Instructions

  • Prepare a 9X5 loaf pan by greasing it or lining it with parchment paper.
  • Use a blender to turn your oats into flour by blending them. Pour into bowl.
  • To oat flour, add protein powder and crispy rice cereal.
  • In a small sauce pan add peanut butter and honey.  Melt together over medium heat and stir until combined, then add vanilla extract.
  • Pour peanut butter/honey into dry ingredients and stir. Dump into prepared loaf pan and firmly press into pan.
  • Optional: melt chocolate chips in the microwave and drizzle into loaf pan.
  • Let cool in fridge for at least 25 minutes and then cut into bars or squares!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 40mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 22g