4 Delicious Protein Bar Recipes You Can Make at Home

Protein bars are are brilliant snacks for those of us that weight train and want to keep their protein levels up during the day.

Delicious Protein Bar Recipes

If you don’t want to buy a commercially made protein bar, they are surprisingly easy to make something delicious with plenty of protein content. Not only that they can save you money too!

Bigfella’s Protein Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 8 tbsp honey
  • 1¼ cup whey protein powder
  • 1 cup oats

Method

Mix together the peanut butter and honey and microwave for 90 seconds. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Smooth into a baking tray and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Cut into 12 bars, wrap and store in the refrigerator.

Information

Makes 12 bars

Per bar

  • 163 kcal
  • 10.6g protein
  • 20g carbs
  • 6g fat

Many thanks to MuscleTalk Moderator Bigfella for this internet renowned recipe of his!

Oatie Protein Bars

Ingredients

  • 3 cups oats
  • 120 g protein powder
  • 4 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 2 tsp baking powder

Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Mix together all ingredients and blend well. Spoon into a greased and lined tin and cook for about 15 minutes. Makes 8 bars.

Information

Makes 8 bars

Per bar

  • 237 kcal
  • 21.4 g protein
  • 27.6 g carbs
  • 6g fat

Choc-Banana Protein Bars

Ingredients

  • 200 g oats
  • 30 g chocolate protein powder
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 100 ml skim milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Mix together the oats, protein powder and cinnamon. Add peanut butter and mix well. Add egg whites, mashed banana and honey and combine well gradually adding milk. Spoon into a greased, lined cake tin and level. Cook for 15 minutes. When cooled, cut into 8 bars.

Information

Makes 8 bars

Per bar

  • 147 kcal
  • 9.5 g protein
  • 21.3 g carbs
  • 3.4 g fat

Fibre Slice

Ingredients

  • 80 g dried apricots
  • 80 g raisins
  • 50 g desiccated coconut
  • 150 g rolled oats
  • 100 g flour
  • 4 dsp sugar or sweetener
  • 4 tbsp peanut butter
  • 4 tbsp sugar-free jam
  • 150 ml olive oil
  • 80 g protein powder
  • 250 ml yoghurt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 50 g sliced almonds

Method

Mix together all dry ingredients. In another bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Gradually add dry ingredients and mix well. Place mixture in a slice tin and back at 200°C for approximately 25 minutes. Divide into 10 servings.

Information

Makes 10

Per serving

  • 355 kcal
  • 20 g protein
  • 22 g carbs
  • 20.5 g fat
  • 5.8 g fibre

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