Adding more protein to your diet is helpful in building muscle as well as losing weight. Protein bars can be quite expensive so making them at home will save you money.This page contains recipes for homemade protein bars.
A morning snack with fiber and tasty.
Preheat oven to 355 degrees F (180 C.) Grease and line a baking tray.
Combine oats, sultanas, raisins,wholewheat flour, baking powder, sugar and coconut. Melt butter in microwave for 2 minutes. Add to dry ingredients and mix well
Press into baking tray and bake for 25-30 minutes or till light brown. Remove and cool.
Melt chocolate and spread over the top of the bars. Cut into bars and serve.
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25-30 Minutes Cooking Time
By Dorty from SA
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Mix all ingredients but chocolate together well (mixture will be somewhat sticky). Line an 8x8-inch pan with foil and spread the mixture evenly in the pan. Melt chocolate on the stove or in the microwave. Drizzle or spread over the mixture in the pan.
Place the pan in the freezer for at least 2 hours. Cut into 10 -12 bars and wrap in plastic wrap and/or foil and store in the freezer. Thaw slightly before serving.
1/10th of this recipe = approximately 260 calories and 11 to 13 grams of protein (depending upon how much protein powder you use, per Calorie Count.)
By Marcia from Spokane Valley, WA
Rinse apricots, cover with water and boil 10 minutes. Drain, cool and snip. Mix softened butter with the 2 Tbsp. honey and 1 cup whole wheat flour, sifted. Pack into bottom of greased 8 inch square pan.