No-Bake Homemade Protein Energy Bars

Homemade Protein Energy Bars

No Bake protein bars

Ingredients

  • 5-6 cups organic thick cut oats
  • 2 cups vanilla protein powder can be any brand
  • 1 cup nut butter I prefer peanut
  • 1 cup milk, rice, almond or skim
  • 1/2 cup butter can use yogurt butter
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or agave add more if want bars sweeter
  • 1/2 cup flax seeds
  • 3 TBLS  Chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup fine shredded  coconut flake
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cups mini chocolate chips (Enjoy life mini chips king Soopers)

Instructions

In large sauce pan melt butter, sugars, salt  and milk. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes, remove from heat & stir in nut butter and vanilla. In a large bowl mix oats and protein powder well. Then add seeds & coconut to oat bowl.  Quickly add oat mixture to nut butter sugar mixture, stir well – consistency will be thick.  At the very end add chips (they will melt). Place mixture on parchment paper it is very sticky but hardens well. Place another sheet of Pam sprayed parchment paper on top. Roll out or pat down with hands to desired thickness,remove paper. Let cool, cut into desired size bars. Can be frozen up to one month in freezer.  Enjoy!

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Shari

 

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