Cookie Dough Protein Bars

So… I may or may not have an obsession with protein bars.

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But that’s completely okay, since these protein bars are so good for you!

Of course, the fact that I am addicted my hand is addicted to these may contribute to the obsession just a little. That and the fact that these are delicious. But let’s be real here, who doesn’t have at least one food that they can’t stop eating?

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Other foods on my obsession list:

  • Popcorn (especially Skinny Pop)
  • Raisins
  • Chocolate chips
  • Frozen blueberries
  • Peanut butter
  • Popcorn
  • Raisins
  • Popcorn
  • Raisins

Popcorn and raisins, popcorn and raisins, popcorn and raisins…

That just might become my new war chant (Who needs Narnia?).

 

chomp

 

Chomp.

Cookie Dough Protein Bars

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup (62 g) vanilla brown rice protein powder
  • 1/4 cup (20 g) flour (I used white whole wheat)
  • 1/4 cup (45 g) raw sugar (or other granulated sweetener)
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 2.5 Tbsp (20 g) coconut flour
  • 3 Tbsp almond butter
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp butter extract (you can omit if necessary)
  • 1/4 tsp stevia extract
  • 1/2 Cup + 1T milk of choice (as needed)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips

In a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients and stir. Add the remaining ingredients but only 1/2 cup of the milk. Stir well. Add the additional milk if needed. Press the dough into a plastic or glass container (About 50 square inches) and refrigerate about 4 hours, or as long as you can wait. Makes ~10 bars.


See how easy that was? No baking, no dehydrating, nothing but mixing refrigerating. Wait a little (optional) and voila! You have some pretty darn amazing protein bars.

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These are almost like fudge cookie dough protein bars, that’s how soft and chewy these are! They are so delicious….

Basically, you need to go make these NOW!  😀

-Emily

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