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No-Bake Double Chocolate Protein Bars

No-bake protein bars that are loaded with chocolate flavor and made with oats, whey protein, and almond butter.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 244kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

  • 2 Scoops Whey Protein chocolate flavor
  • 2 Cups Rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp Chia seeds
  • ¾ Cup Almond butter or any other nut butter
  • 2 Tbsp Melted coconut oil
  • 1/3 Cup Honey or maple syrup
  • ¼ Cup Mini chocolate chips or sugar-free
  • Cooking spray
  • optional garnish: mini chocolate chips or melted chocolate for drizzling.

Instructions

  • Line an 8x8 pan with foil; coat the foil with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl mix together the protein powder, oats, and chia seeds.
  • Place the almond butter, coconut oil, and honey in a medium bowl and stir to combine. Microwave for 20 seconds or until pourable.
  • Pour the almond butter mixture into the oat mixture and still until thoroughly combined and a dough forms.
  • Gently stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Firmly press the mixture into the prepared pan.
  • Add a sprinkle of chocolate chips or drizzle of melted chocolate over the top if desired.
  • Refrigerate for an hour or until set. Cut into 12 bars and serve. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Notes

Substitutes:
  • Chocolate Chips: Use sugar-free, dairy-free for a vegan option, or dark chocolate chips
  • Honey: maple syrup would be a good alternative
  • Protein: any protein would be fine, use plant-based for a vegan-friendly option
Storage:
Place leftovers Protein bars in a container and store in the fridge for up to 7 days. You can freeze for up to 3 months. Allow thawing in the fridge when ready to eat.
Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 1.8mg