|So I bought a Quest Bar the other day, It reminded me of laffy taffy and not in a good way. I have made homemade protein snacks in the past and figured I’d try to make my own bars to make it easier to grab and go if needed.
I’m very sorry the photo is not very good, I’m not sure how to photograph a protein bar and have it look appetizing, lol. I do think that next time I will roll this into balls and coat them with some unsweetened coconut flakes.
So here’s the recipe I used….
- 4 Scoops Protein Powder (about ⅓ cup a scoop)
- ¼ cup peanut butter
- 2-3 TBS cocoa powder
- ⅓ – ½ cup Sweetener
- 2-4 tbsp. water
- ¼ cup Oat Fiber or Psyllium Whole Husks or even Ground Flaxseed Meal (Omit for lower carbs, best with flax)
- In a large bowl, combine the protein powder, oat fiber, cocoa powder, peanut nut butter and sweetener together. Add Water. Mix (add more water if needed)
- Scoop out the dough, shape into 5 bars and add to a sheet lined with parchment paper, refrigerate for 30-40 minutes to firm up.
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