Chewy Ooey Gooey Protein Bars
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups finely ground graham cracker crumbs (gluten free is fine)
  • 2 cups flavored protein powder (we used Optimal Nutrition Vanilla)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup non-fat, plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup + 4 tablespoons powdered Peanut butter (like PB2)
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine the graham crackers, prepared PB2 (1 cup of PB2 and ½ cup water stirred to peanut butter consistency), and powdered protein powder.
  2. Add the Greek yogurt and applesauce. Mix well.
  3. Spread evenly in the bottom of an ungreased 9×13 inch pan.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 mins.
  5. Once peanut butter mixture in the pan has set for 30 minutes, in a microwave safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips. Microwave for 30 seconds, mix, microwave for 15 seconds, mix, and continue in 15 second intervals until the mixture is perfectly smooth and melted. Stir in last ¼ cup of dry PB2 and ¼ cup almond milk.
  6. Spread the chocolate/PB mix over top of the peanut butter mixture in the pan, evenly.
  7. Cut the bars evenly (4x6). Then eat up, buttercup!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 bar Calories: 140 Fat: 3 Saturated fat: 1 Carbohydrates: 20 Sodium: 206 Fiber: 2 Protein: 10 Cholesterol: 10
Recipe by Nutrition Twins at https://www.nutritiontwins.com/chewy-ooey-gooey-protein-bars/