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If you follow me on Instagram (@peanutbutterpluschocolate), you probably already know that I love protein bars. I would even goes as far as to say that I am a bit obsessed with them.  I honestly can’t remember the last time I went an entire day without eating a protein bar, whether it be one I’ve made myself or a store bought one. Maybe I have a problem?

If you have a protein bar habit like mine, then you already know how expensive it can get. Most good quality protein bars are close to three dollars a bar which can really put a dent in your wallet (but totally worth it). Making your own bars can save you money and a trip to GNC.

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For obvious reasons I chose to make these bars peanut butter and chocolate chip flavored and used PEScience Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Select protein powder (30% off code PBCHOCO) but you can use any whey protein for different flavor combinations. I’m sure Snickerdoodle or Gourmet Vanilla protein powders would also taste amazing!

 

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I love protein bars!

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No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Bars

Yield: 8 bars

Serving Size: 1 bar

Calories per serving: 115

Fat per serving: 6g

Carbs per serving: 7g

Protein per serving: 9g

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Bars

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c coconut flour
  • 2 scoops protein powder (I used PEScience Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup 30% off code PBCHOCO)
  • 1/4 c powdered peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. liquid coconut oil (if using solid coconut oil, measure after melting)
  • 1/4 c plus 2 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tbsp. mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together your protein, coconut flour and powdered peanut butter.
  2. Add your coconut oil and mix using a fork.
  3. Stir in almond milk until a dough forms. You may want to use your hands for mixing.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips.
  5. Roll your dough into a ball and press evenly into a pan lined with parchment paper about 8x8 inches and press it flat.
  6. Place in the freezer for 15-20 minutes before cutting into 8 bars and serving.
  7. Store in a cool place. (I personally think they taste best from the freezer)
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