Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Bars
 
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Make your own homemade protein bars with just a few simple ingredients. These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Bars are the perfect post-workout or afternoon snack.
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 10 whole pitted dates
  • 2 cups whole oats
  • 1 cup drippy peanut butter
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup vanilla protein powder
  • ⅓ cup mini chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Add the 10 dates to a bowl of water and let soak for 20 minutes. If you don't have time, skip this step.
  2. Add soaked dates and whole oats to a food processor and pulse until dates are chopped and oats have become an oat flour.
  3. Add the peanut butter, honey, vanilla, and protein powder to the date and oat mixture. Pulse for a few minutes until all the ingredients have blended. You may need to take the lid off and move the 'dough' around with a rubber spatula.
  4. Once ingredients are combined stir in the mini chocolate chips.
  5. Line a 9x9 inch baking dish with parchment paper and spread the mixture out evenly.
  6. Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour then remove and cut bars into 8 rectangular bars or 16 squares.
  7. Store in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Recipe by Sweet and Strong at http://sweetandstrongblog.com/2018/02/peanut-butter-chocolate-chip-protein-bars-2/