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5 from 3 votes

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars - No Bake

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these no-bake, dark chocolate peanut butter squares. Packed with 11 grams of high-quality whey protein per serving, and ready in minutes.
Author: Heather Mangieri, RDN

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed mill
  • 3/4 cup vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1.5 oz 85% dark chocolate bar

Instructions

  • Line 8X8 baking pan with Parchment paper. Set aside.
    Combine peanut butter, vanilla, honey and olive oil in a medium bowl. Stir until smooth.
    Add flax seed meal and protein powder and stir until well-combined. The batter will be similar to cookie dough.
    Transfer batter to the baking dish and press evenly into the dish. Make sure to stretch the batter evenly into all four corners.
    Transfer to the refrigerator to keep chilled while melting the chocolate.
    Melt the dark chocolate in a pan over low heat. Stir until the chocolate is completely melted and smooth.
    Pour melted chocolate over the batter in an even layer until they are completely covered in chocolate. 
    Transfer to the refrigerator for ~30 minutes before cutting

Notes

  • Recipe Makes 9 squares
  • Serving Size: 1 square
  • Nutrition Facts (per servings):210 calories, 15 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein, 13 g fat, 3.5 g saturated fat, 20 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium.
  • Meal Planning Servings: 1 CHO; 1.5 PRO; 2.5 FAT
 
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