Homemade "Chocolate and Peanuts" Protein Bar

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 344.5
  • Total Fat: 17.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.9 mg
  • Sodium: 106.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 21.0 g

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Introduction

Much tastier than bought protein bars and a breeze to make. Kind of tastes like a Snickers bar - but way more filling! Much tastier than bought protein bars and a breeze to make. Kind of tastes like a Snickers bar - but way more filling!
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    1.5 cups oats
    1 cup all bran cereal
    7 scoops whey protein isolate (vanilla)
    2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
    2 tbsp Qi'a cereal or 2 tbsp chia seeds
    1 mashed banana
    1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
    4 tbsp nut butter
    1/4 cup melted butter

    Topping
    1.5 oz (~1/4 cup) dry-roasted peanuts
    1 cup melted chocolate chips

Directions

Mix ingredients together and press into a 9X13 pan lined with lightly greased parchment paper.

Melt chocolate chips in microwave (30 sec in microwave, stir, another 30 sec in microwave, stir). Press peanuts into the top and spread melted chocolate over top. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hr. remove from pan, peel off parchment paper and cut into 16 bars. Keep in fridge for up to 2 weeks (these bars also freeze well!).

Serving Size: makes 16 bars

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user M33LMAN.

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