No-Bake Protein Bars

No-Bake Protein Bars

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cups gluten-free rolled oats, blended into a flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened/unflavoured vegan protein powder
  • 1/2 cup rice crisp cereal
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt, to taste
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter, almond butter, or sunflower seed butter
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup (or liquid sweetener of choice)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons mini dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil

Directions:

  1. Line an 8-inch square pan with a piece of parchment paper. Mix the oat flour, protein powder, rice crisp, and salt together in a large bowl.
  2. Add in the nut/seed butter, maple syrup, and vanilla. Stir well to combine. If the mixture is a bit dry, add a splash of non-dairy milk and mix again.
  3. Press into pan and roll out with a pastry roller until smooth. Pop into the freezer.
  4. Melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil together in a small pot over low heat. When half of the chips have melted, remove from heat and stir until smooth.
  5. After freezing the bars for about 5-10 minutes, remove from freezer and slice into bars. Drizzle with melted chocolate and freeze again until set. Store in the freezer for a week or longer in an air-tight freezer bag or container.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size 1 of 12 bars | Calories 200 calories | Total Fat 9 grams
Saturated Fat 2.5 grams | Sodium 90 milligrams | Total Carbohydrates 22 grams
Fiber 2 grams | Sugar 10 grams | Protein 8 grams
* Nutrition data is approximate and is for informational purposes only.