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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.0
  • Total Fat: 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 88.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.0 g
  • Protein: 15.5 g

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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Submitted by: CTCLOUGH
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Introduction

These grab-and-go bars could not be simpler to make! At over 15 grams of protein per bar, they would make a great breakfast or post-workout snack. These grab-and-go bars could not be simpler to make! At over 15 grams of protein per bar, they would make a great breakfast or post-workout snack.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 cup natural peanut butter
    3 tablespoons honey, or to taste
    1 1/2 cups chocolate whey protein powder
    1 cup uncooked oats
    2-5 tablespoons water
    (optional) 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa

Directions

Mix the peanut butter and honey in a bowl and microwave for 30 seconds. Add the rest of ingredients and mix together. Mixture should be crumbly and slightly moist.

Press (hard) into a 9x9 tray and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Cut into 12 equal bars.

Mmmmm!





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  • Very Good
    63 of 64 people found this review helpful
    These are quite good, but I recommend eliminating the water and slightly increasing the peanut butter and honey instead. I found the water gave it a weird gumminess and I liked it much better without, and you can also skip heating it. Also very good with a little ground flax seed or puréed raisins. - 12/30/12

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  • Incredible!
    34 of 34 people found this review helpful
    Love it...love it...love it! Simple and easy to make. I used 6 TBSP of water, crunchy PB and omitted the cocoa. However, I added ground cinnamon and red pepper to give it a little kick. I am a chocoholic and this is perfect for those cravings. Next time I will add the cocoa powder. - 12/2/12

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  • Incredible!
    22 of 23 people found this review helpful
    One of the best protein bar recipes! I took a lot of the other members advice and increased the water actually to 6 tbsp & used Agave! Highly recommend. Next time I think I'll try chunky peanut butter!





    - 2/27/12

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  • Incredible!
    20 of 22 people found this review helpful
    Delicious and easy. We used chocolate whey powder and omitted the cocoa. I had to use 5 Tbsp water to make them hold. Thanks for the great recipe! - 5/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    19 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Happily surprised! I am excited to replace my processed protein bar with this recipe. It is delicious and filling. Changes made: 4Twater, 2T honey, substituted almond butter for peanut butter. Can't wait to try some more variations (add vanilla flavor, different nut butters, etc.) - 7/26/12

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  • Very Good
    18 of 19 people found this review helpful
    I used vanilla whey powder, no cocoa, extra vanilla. These are good and just what I needed for my peanut butter loving kid who needs more protein. (I used a larger pan and cut them into 32 squares. Seems a more reasonable size for a kid.) - 2/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I liked the fact that there wasn't a lot of ingredients and that it was fairly easy 2 make. The 1st time I made these, I used the 9x9 pan but it was sorta messy when I wud cut...and I also learned that they shud b KEPT REFRIGERATED!!!!! This time around I used a tin foil muffin pan which is better. - 7/23/12

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  • Incredible!
    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    These taste great, are easy to make, and are very portable. When I make a batch, after chilling I cut them into the 12 servings and put each in sandwich baggies and leave in the front of the refrigerator. Then we can each grab one on the way out in the mornings and eat on the go! - 1/19/13

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  • Good
    16 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I added shredded coconut for texture and crushed Cracklin Oat Bran cereal for crunch and fiber. I had to add a few more teaspoons of water. I also use Xagave instead of honey. One bar was very filling. I like it and it yields a lot. - 12/18/10

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  • Incredible!
    15 of 17 people found this review helpful
    This protein bar was a BIG hit with my family! Reminded all of us of no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies. Great way to get more protein in our diets. - 12/30/12

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I found this recipe to be very easy & simple to make. I didn't have any all natural peanut butter so I used Skippy which was all I had. I ended up using 6 tablespoons of water but other than that change it turned out awesome. I've made protein bars before and the taste was off but this is wonderful. - 1/30/13

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    These are very good. I think I added more water than called for just to get the final 'dough' a bit more workable. There is none of that 'yucky' protein powder taste. I did use the cocoa and even sprinkled a little coffee in. - 5/7/13

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  • 9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Super impressed! My kids love these as much as me, which is awesome because they could all stand to eat more fiber and protein. Will be making these again soon! - 5/9/12

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  • 9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    what flavor of whey powder do u use? - 3/19/09

    Reply from CTCLOUGH (3/23/09)
    I use "Rich Double Chocolate" Gold Standard Whey by Optimum Nutrition. Mmmmm!


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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Absolute yum! I used agave, 5 tbsp water and added 3 tbsp of walnuts. Only negative: they are smaller than a store-bought bar and so deelish that they make me want to eat two! But they do satisfy once you get past that initial desire. - 9/23/12

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I just made these - took no time! I heated only the honey (because it had hardened in the container). I pressed the mixture into a 9 x 9 pan, divided it into 12 squares with my rubber spatula and put the pieces into a tupperware container separated with plastic. No water, and they held together well - 1/30/13

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Wow, these are nicely textured and moist (used 4 T water)! I didn't have chocolate powder, so I subbed in strawberry-banana powder and added in the optional cocoa powder. Tastes just like a PB&J sandwich - yummy!! Will definitely make again...many times. - 7/8/12

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    These are good...but I think due to my protein powder I had to use quite a bit more water, I also didn't have natural peanut butter so I used Jif. I didnt' use the cocoa. They were fantastic!!! - 1/30/13

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  • Good
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I find vanilla and chocolate whey powders best. - 4/30/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty! This was really easy for those who do not like to or are learning to cook. I used 6TBSP water and they were still a bit dry, but the recipe says they should be crumbly. Taste was really good and rich! I used melted 90% cocoa square instead of unsweetened cocoa because that's what I had. - 12/28/12

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I think this is too dry -- I use 1/4 c of honey and it is perfect - 8/13/09

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  • 2 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Going to give this a try. I think I'd go for the agave syrup (lite) and chunky natural peanut butter as well. I don't need things too sweet. - 1/30/13

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Excellent recipe I just agave syrup since I had no honey! It turned out super! Thanks for the recipe!
    - 1/3/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious and easy. I used raw unfiltered honey. - 1/6/13

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  • 1 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I had to make it without whey powder. As my oats were running low and my cholesterol is high, I replaced most of the oats with oat bran, and put in a little milk kefir instead of water. Tastes OK. Is now in the freezer to cool down. I may cut it smaller and use it as chocolates.Cld hv added nuts - 12/27/12

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