Pumpkin Protein Bars
- Calories: 188.2
- Fat: 2.6g
- Carbohydrates: 23.8g
- Protein: 16.1g
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
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: 12Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GEMINIDREAM.