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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

These no bake chocolate peanut butter oatmeal bars are quick and easy to make with simple ingredients you probably already have in your pantry! Made with oats, peanut butter, and some protein powder. They're packed with 9g protein and 3g fiber per serving they make the perfect snack or healthy dessert.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Chilling Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 222 kcal

Ingredients
  

Peanut butter oatmeal center

  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 2 tbsp. hemp Hearts
  • 2 tbsp. flaxseed meal
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds
  • ½ cup protein powder unflavored or vanilla
  • ¾ cup natural peanut butter
  • 1.5 tbsp. coconut oil
  • cup honey or maple syrup

Chocolate layer

  • 4.25 oz melting chocolate
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • course sea salt

Instructions
 

Peanut butter oatmeal layer:

  • Line 8x8 pan with parchment paper, set aside.
  • In large bowl, stir together oats, hemp hearts, flaxseed meal, chia seeds, and protein powder; set aside.
  • In medium bowl (microwave safe), add peanut butter, coconut oil, and honey. Microwave for 10-15 seconds and stir until evenly combined. Add to dry ingredients, mix with spoon. Use hands if needed. Mixture will be thick.
  • Press mixture into prepared pan with fingers or greased spatula, press evenly into corners. Place pan in refrigerator for 20 minutes to set.

Chocolate topping:

  • Once bars have set, remove from refrigerator. Melt chocolate and coconut oil together. Spread mixture evenly on top of bars and sprinkle with course sea salt immediately. Place back in refrigerator for another 10 minutes or until the chocolate hardens.
  • Lift parchment paper from pan and place on cutting board. Cut into 16 equal size squares.
  • ENJOY!

Notes

Store no bake chocolate peanut butter oatmeal bars in airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week, or store in freezer for up to 3 months. 
 
 

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 9gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 63mgPotassium: 170mgFiber: 3gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 19IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 2mg
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