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Cherry Almond Healthy Protein Bars Recipe

Servings 10

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil measured solid
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 2/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine the first four ingredients. 

  2. Heat the coconut oil until melted and whisk it in with the almond butter and syrup.

  3. Pour wet into dry and mix slightly.

  4. Slowly add the almond milk and whisk until combined.

  5. Add the dried cherries and mix again.

  6. Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper. Scoop the mixture into the pan and using another piece of parchment paper, press the bar mixture evenly into the pan. Press hard to make sure they stay together.

  7. Top the mixture with the almonds and use a silicone spatula to press them into the mixture.

  8. Place in the freezer to set for one hour.

  9. Remove and cut into ten bars.

Recipe Notes

Keep in the freezer until ready to eat (or place in the fridge). Can be eaten straight from the freezer or chilled in the fridge. 

 

Calorie info will vary depending on how many pieces you cut this into and which brand products you use.  When I made this it, it was 218 calories per bar.