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Protein Bars

An easy protein bar recipe with just a few ingredients, and you can can customize it for different flavors!

Recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie (chocolatecoveredkatie.com)

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Yield 10 - 16 protein bars

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup peanut butter, or allergy-friendly sub
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened protein powder of choice (90g)
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup, honey, or agave (or try these Keto Protein Bars)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 oz melted chocolate chips, optional
  • See earlier in this post for five protein bar flavor ideas

Instructions

  • Stir all ingredients except optional chips to form a dough. Either shape into bars with your hands or smooth into a lined 8x8 pan, refrigerate until chilled, then cut into bars. For the optional chocolate coating, spread the melted chocolate over the pan before chilling. (I usually stir 2 tsp oil into the melted chocolate for a smoother sauce, but it's not required.) Or you can dip the bars into the chocolate sauce individually and then chill to set.
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Notes

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Make sure you like the taste of the protein powder you use. I've only tried the recipe with unsweetened, but feel free to play around with flavors. And if you're a visual person, be sure to check out the recipe video above.
 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 160kcal