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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 190.0
  • Total Fat: 8.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 75.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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No Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Submitted by: ANG76H

Introduction

This is a bar recipe a friend of mine gave me. The original recipe was for a protein bar, but I didn't have any protein powder at the time, so I left it out. If you want to make it a protein bar simply add 2 cups of protein powder and add an extra 1/2 cup of honey. This bar makes a great snack for before or after a workout!

It's very easy to add in other yummy ingredients...some things I've tried are: sunflower seeds, dried cranberries, ground flax, raisins, sesame seeds, dark chocolate chips, wheat germ, nonfat powdered milk & unsweetened dried coconut. The possibilities are endless! This is such a great alternative to those pricey protein bars you can buy from the store & this way you know exactly what's in them! Just play with the recipe and have fun!
This is a bar recipe a friend of mine gave me. The original recipe was for a protein bar, but I didn't have any protein powder at the time, so I left it out. If you want to make it a protein bar simply add 2 cups of protein powder and add an extra 1/2 cup of honey. This bar makes a great snack for before or after a workout!

It's very easy to add in other yummy ingredients...some things I've tried are: sunflower seeds, dried cranberries, ground flax, raisins, sesame seeds, dark chocolate chips, wheat germ, nonfat powdered milk & unsweetened dried coconut. The possibilities are endless! This is such a great alternative to those pricey protein bars you can buy from the store & this way you know exactly what's in them! Just play with the recipe and have fun!

Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    1 cup honey
    1 cup Smart Balance Omega Creamy Natural Peanut Butter
    3 1/2 cups uncooked old fashioned oatmeal

Directions

Combine the honey and the peanut butter in a large non-stick pot. Heat over low heat until the mixture is smooth and runny.

Mix in the oats and any other dry ingredients you may be adding like the protein powder, seeds, etc.

Don't cook the mixture, just heat it up enough to get all the ingredients coated nicely with the honey/peanut butter mixture.

Pour into a 9x9 inch square pan sprayed with Pam & press the mixture down firmly into the pan.

Cool and then cut into 16 equal pieces.

Wrap in plastic wrap and store in a large ziploc baggy. These keep really nicely in the fridge for a month or longer in the freezer. They are easy to grab and go when you need a healthy snack!


Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANG76H.





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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Easy to make and allows for many additions of one's favorite, healthy options (dried cranberries, peanuts, applesauce, apples, dried fruit, fresh fruit, nuts) I put in 1/2 the honey and replaced 1/2 with applesauce. Worked out well. - 9/18/08

    Reply from ANG76H (9/18/08)
    What a GREAT idea about the applesauce! I will have to try that next time! I'm glad you liked them. ;)


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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is really good. Feels almost sinful!! I made it plain just to try it. Next time I will add fruit ect to try it out. I couldn't find the protein powder, but would have loved to add it. - 1/11/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds REALLY, REALLY good. I wanna make this tonight. But being an avid fan of the chunky peanut butter, I'm gonna make mine with chunky instead. - 12/10/08

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