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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 188.2
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 50.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

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Pumpkin Protein Bars

Submitted by: GEMINIDREAM

Introduction

Dense, chewy, satisfying protein bars at a fraction of the cost. Dense, chewy, satisfying protein bars at a fraction of the cost.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    3 1/2 cups quick cooking oats
    1 1/2 cups instant nonfat dry milk
    4 scoops vanilla protein powder, low carb
    1/4 cup ground flaxseed meal
    2 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
    1 tablespoon Splenda Brown Sugar Blend
    2 large egg whites, beaten stiff
    1/2 cup Davinci Butter Rum coffee syrup, sugar free and
    1/2 cup Davinci Caramel coffee syrup, sugar free or 1 cup sugar free Cinnamon coffee syrup or 1 cup sugar free DaVinci Pumpkin Pie Spice syrup
    1/2 cup canned pumpkin, not pumpkin pie mix
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1/4 cup apple juice



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Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare a 9 x 13 baking dish by spraying with a baking-release spray such as Pam, set aside.

In a large mixing bowl combine oats, instant milk, protein powder, flaxseed meal, pumpkin pie spice and brown sugar replacement. Stir well to combine.

In a separate bowl, whip the egg whites, fold in coffee syrups, pumpkin, vanilla extract and apple juice. Add the egg white mixture to the dry ingredients and stir by hand to combine. Pour into prepared pan and smooth top to flatten. Bake 30 minutes, or until top is dry and edges are lightly golden. Remove from oven and cool in pan 10 minutes, turn out onto cookie rack and cool completely. Cut into 12 equal bars and wrap individually. Stores well in freezer.

Makes 12 servings.



Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GEMINIDREAM.





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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    sub 1/2 cup truvia and 3/4 cup water plus 1/2 tsp rum extract, 1/2 tsp butter flavored , and 1/2 tsp maple flavoring for flavored syrups - 3/30/11

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    These are OUTSTANDING! I had to sub unsweetened applesauce for the juice and reduced the syrups in half (my own preference on sweetness level). Just when you think having something high in protein, soft and yummy wasn't possible without the calories of flour. Everyone has to make these. Thanks Gem! - 10/10/07

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I would follow what the others said about changing up the syrups. I used a 1/2 cup carmel and 1/2 cup vanilla (because that's what our grocery store carried), and the splenda flavor overwhelmed all the other flavors. It's a good base and I will keep tweeking it. Thanks for posing this recipie:)
    - 7/5/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    You can buy the coffee flavors from a Cash N Carry (WA State) or other restaurant supplier/grocery store. Caramel, Raspberry, Vanilla and Hazelnut can be purchased in the coffee section of any grocery store. - 10/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These taste great and keep the munchies away! - 3/12/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I had a hard time finding the coffee syrups. I had to improvise and only use sugar free vanilla so I think it's missing a little taste. But I still think they're great and I have enough stuff ready to make another batch! - 10/9/07

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These were easy to make and my husband like them so much he ate FIVE of them in one day - had to hide the rest!! - 9/10/07

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  • Amazing! I love these. - 7/25/12

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  • These are very good. I used half the amount of coffee syrups and 2T of regular brown sugar instead of the Splenda. They are very moist and filling. I just keep them in a big ziploc in the fridge and eat them throughout the week. If you have the extra calories, they are great with cream cheese. - 1/2/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These sound yummy. I will try them soon. - 12/4/07

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