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Homemade peanut butter vanilla protein bars

  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 bars 1x



1 & 1/4 cups rolled oats

1 & 1/4 cups crisp rice cereal

2/3 cup fresh ground peanut butter

1/3 cup maple syrup

1/3 cup vanilla protein powder I used Orgain plant based powder

1/8 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 cup dark chocolate chips

1/2 teaspoon coconut oil


Using either a blender or a food processor, grind up the oats to a coarse powder
Transfer oats to a bowl and add rice cereal, peanut butter, maple syrup, protein powder, and salt
Mix ingredients together well
Line a 8×8 baking dish with foil
Press protein bar mix into the dish and press until firm
Refrigerate for 30 minutes
Remove from refrigerator and cut into rectangles
In a small microwave safe bowl, add chocolate chips and coconut oil
Microwave in 20 second increments until melted – stirring after each 20 seconds
Drizzle chocolate on each bar
Store in refrigerator