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Peanut Butter Protein Granola Bars

Ditch the store-bought granola bars for good. These Peanut Butter Protein Granola Bars are so simple to make and with just a few simple ingredients. Enjoy them for breakfast on the go, snack time, after school, or anytime you need a healthy snack to give you energy.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: granola bar, peanut butter granola bar, protein bar
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Don't Mess With Mama

Equipment

  • Medium-sized mixing bowl
  • Spatula
  • 9x9 baking pan

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and get a 9×9 baking pan ready by spraying it with cooking spray. Gather ingredients together.
    ingredients for granola bars
  • In a large bowl, mix together 2 cups rolled oats, 3/4 cup peanut butter , 1/3 cup honey, 1/3 cup milk of choice , 1/2 cup protein powder (plain or vanilla), 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips, 2 tbsp chia seeds, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp vanilla, 1/8 tsp salt, until well blended.
    granola in a bowl
  • Pour the granola mixture into the pan, and spread out evenly, smoothing with the back of a large spoon. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until edges begin to turn golden brown.
    granola on a dish
  • Remove from oven, and let cool for at least an hour, or until completely cooled before cutting. Cut into bars.
    stack of granola bars

Notes

Notes: You can store at room temperature in a glass container with a lid for up to 3 days. You can freeze leftovers and enjoy them later. 

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 185mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg