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.
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Keyword: granola bar, peanut butter granola bar, protein bar
Author: Don't Mess With Mama
Medium-sized mixing bowl
9x9 baking pan
1/3cupmilk(dairy, almond, or coconut_
1/2cupprotein powder(plain or vanilla - opt for no or low sugar)
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees and get a 9×9 baking pan ready by spraying it with cooking spray. Gather ingredients together.
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.
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.
Remove from oven, and let cool for at least an hour, or until completely cooled before cutting. Cut into bars.
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.