Sweet & Nutty Protein Bars

A Chef McCargo recipe

Soft and chewy, these easy-to-make protein bars are high-protein snacks thanks to a blend of almonds, oats, flaxseeds and peanut butter. Yum!

protein bar recipe

: Serves 12 (1 serving = 2-ounce bar)

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups rolled oats, toasted
  • ½ cup almonds
  • ½ cup flaxseeds
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup dried cherries, blueberries or Craisins®
  • ½ cup honey

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 241 cal
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 92 mg
Carbohydrates 34 g
Protein 6 g
Phosphorus 115 mg
Potassium 225 mg
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
Calcium 40 mg

Directions

  1. Toast the oats by placing rolled oats on a baking sheet in a 350° F oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Mix all ingredients together until well-mixed.
  3. Press the protein mix down into a lightly greased 9" x 9" pan. Wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour or overnight.
  4. Cut protein bars into desired squares then serve.