Chocolate And Peanut Butter Protein Bars Recipe

M&S Writers
Written By: M&S Writers
June 5th, 2012
Updated: January 8th, 2018
Categories: Recipes Protein Bars
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Chocolate And Peanut Butter Protein Bars Recipe
These homemade protein bars taste amazing, almost like a brownie without the guilt. Main ingredients are chocolate whey protein and peanut butter.
Nutrition Facts
  • 374
  • 23.5
    g
  • 42
    g
  • 8
    g
Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased lean muscle and decreased bodyfat.

Ingredients

  • 2 scoops Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
  • 3 tbsp Peanut Butter, Smooth
  • 2 cups Oats
  • 5 Egg Whites
  • 3 Bananas, Medium
  • 1 ounce Honey
  • 4 ounces Skim Milk
  • 1.5 tsp Cinnamon

Cooking Instructions

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

Place the oats in a blender or food processor and pulse until they reach a flour-like texture. Now place the oats in a mixing bowl and add in the cinnamon and chocolate whey protein powder. Next add in the peanut butter and mix thoroughly.

Mash your bananas and add them to this mixture, along with the honey and egg whites. Mix well. Finally, add the skim milk and mix again.

Pour batter into a 9x9 or 9x13 greased baking pan. You may also use a pan lined with parchment paper.

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the pan. Allow the bars to cool and then cut into 6 bars. You may also cut them into 8 servings if you prefer a lower calories, lower protein bar.

If using a 9x9 pan the bars with be a little thicker. Cooking time may vary.

Serving Suggestions

Makes 6 protein bars.

42 Comments
chris
Posted on: Sun, 05/17/2015 - 14:30

What other fruits can use I have allergy's to bananas ?

Brandie
Posted on: Sat, 03/26/2016 - 09:37

Mashed avocado, but obviously this will increase the fat content. You'll want to add more honey to replace the sweetness lost from not using the bananas.

laura swift
Posted on: Tue, 12/09/2014 - 05:16

Has anyone tried freezing these bars?

Louis
Posted on: Tue, 10/28/2014 - 09:45

Mine have just come out of the oven, very strong taste of banana, which is a bit disappointing as I was hoping for the chocolate peanut butter to be the primary flavors - but next time will just use one, or even no banana's

Emily
Posted on: Wed, 08/13/2014 - 15:05

Mehhh these are super bland and more like a dense cakey texture. I added coconut and chico chips in it, as well as a little nutmeg and stevia but it didn't help much. Instead of regular pb I used PB2 powdered pb. I also added a little bit less banana after reading the comments. I melted some chocolate to spread on top and that really helps, however, it makes it significantly more sugary/carby. If I try again I'll add more pb, maybe the real stuff, some cocoa powder, and who knows what else. Maybe some nuts?

vanessa
Posted on: Sun, 06/15/2014 - 01:18

I only used 1 banana and sub almond milk.. they where actually pretty good.. i dipped them in dark chocolate with shredded coconuts on top.. they are fantastic after a workout.. will def bake again..! thanks!!

Damien C
Posted on: Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:38

Million ways you can change or add to this recipe but all and all this is very good for a baked bar/brownie. The protein you choose will make all the difference in taste depending on what your target is. First yes they are very runny and bake times will change depending on size of pan you choose just keep checking to make sure you don’t over cook. If you like the more peanut butter taste try the Jiff whips and us a small amount to lightly top it off as a frosting. Also fyi store in the fridge to keep fresh and last longer.

Julie
Posted on: Sat, 05/10/2014 - 17:06

Show all recipes with protein in them

Jared
Posted on: Sun, 04/06/2014 - 21:01

Would it work if I only had 2 eggs?

Kathy
Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2014 - 16:14

substituted some things and got this bar down to 219 calories with 3 fat and 14.8 grams of protein

Kathy Skop sinclair
Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2014 - 16:09

subsituted 2 scoops of vanilla casine based Ump plus 2 tabls of cocoa for the chocolate whey powd and 3 tblespoons of PB2 and dried egg whites and 4 oz of almond milk. Reduced the calories to 219 for one bar 3 fat 34 carbs and 14.8 protein

Maikel
Posted on: Sun, 11/03/2013 - 10:33

What are the best/cheapest ingredients to use?

Abdullah
Posted on: Fri, 11/01/2013 - 16:00

Just finished the first batch. 18mins + 5 mins + 5 mins more... now cooling down. Strong taste of banana, the chocolate and peanut butter are minimal. Also when it said a protein bar I expected a more harder and crispier kind of result. But it is actually very soft and moisty. I am an amateur at baking and there is something wrong here.

Rae
Posted on: Sun, 10/20/2013 - 14:48

I made this and wasn't too happy with the results. I think it might be the bananas. If I don't add the bananas, would it taste more like a brownie?

Dave
Posted on: Sat, 08/10/2013 - 14:57

I concur, the US is only one country, metric for the rest of the world would be nice. Thanks.

R
Posted on: Wed, 07/31/2013 - 19:43

these are good, but a metric conversion would be a lifesaver, i understand most of your readers must be american but if you are using metric for nutritional info i'm sure it would'nt take long to do the same for the recipe. took me a few attempts to get the quantities right.

Mark
Posted on: Thu, 07/04/2013 - 17:20

Followed recipe word for word! Disgusting, went straight in the bin!!

gymratsteph
Posted on: Tue, 07/02/2013 - 15:12

Not sure exactly what the picture is of cause mine don't look like that. I don't think the fact that I used almond milk instead of skim had anything to do with it. They are not terrible and way cheaper than buying them. I guess next time I will play around with the measurements.

tahir
Posted on: Sun, 06/30/2013 - 15:58

Just made my Third Batch but I Only add x 2 Oats (Grinded flower texture), Chocolate Whey Protein x 3 scoops, egg whites x 4 & some cinnamon and milk. Tastes Great !

paula
Posted on: Thu, 05/09/2013 - 06:49

sorry, how much is a scoop?? I have two different size scoops and not sure of what one to use.. thanks

VVV
Posted on: Fri, 05/10/2013 - 08:49

Use the standart 33 grams, which comes with all whey protein powders

Lucas
Posted on: Tue, 04/23/2013 - 17:41

Is the nutritional value per bar or the whole recipe?

Rosa
Posted on: Sat, 04/13/2013 - 22:32

I want to make these for my daughter ! Sick of paying $7 for 4 protein bars! But she has a nut allergy so can't put in peanut butter! Any suggestions anyone ???

Tab
Posted on: Tue, 04/30/2013 - 15:02

There is a brand of soy nut butter that comes in creamy and chocolate. IM Healthy Soynut butter.
Hope this helps.

Taila
Posted on: Fri, 05/10/2013 - 11:25

Cashew butter, almond butter, should be ok since these are tree nuts not legumes. I'd be wary about soy since most people with nut allergies don't seem to tolerate it at all.

Chiromamma
Posted on: Wed, 09/11/2013 - 06:23

Try almond butter

Protein
Posted on: Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:56

Yea mines look nothing alike with this picture either lol.you liars,the top of it looks more chocolate then the rest because you guys either added some type of syrup or frosting and cooked it along with it or frigerated it after with those indgredients.anyways thanks for the recipe,forget the taste I just needed to know how to make them.protein is protein

MuscleHead36
Posted on: Mon, 02/18/2013 - 03:53

I made these for the first time followed the directions and they are horrible. They didn't even look the they do in the picture.

Rob
Posted on: Sat, 02/09/2013 - 18:51

Mine turned out nothing like this.

Josh
Posted on: Tue, 01/29/2013 - 16:54

Well they are out. Really soft n moist! I think next time one less banana, a handful of some chopped nuts, ans a ill more peanut butter. The banana taste is strong...but when dealing with any type of plant base your going to have to play it by chance. I wanted a more choclate peanut butter taste but it was still much better than anything in the store. Think protein powder makes a difference to. I used syntha 6 chocolate peanut butter and did two scoops of that so will try different powder later.

Josh
Posted on: Tue, 01/29/2013 - 16:21

Trying these out. Have it in oven now. Batter tasted awesome. Seemed a bit runny at firt look. Hope it comes out fine!

Karen melander
Posted on: Mon, 12/03/2012 - 19:54

So how much protein powder do I put in? I don't know if my scoop is the same as your scoop?

James
Posted on: Mon, 11/12/2012 - 13:55

Now when it says 23.5g of protein, is that in all or per bar?

HARRY
Posted on: Mon, 10/29/2012 - 09:36

MY FAITH IN THESE MADE ME DOUBLE UP ON THIS RECIPE , DOUBLE THE GOODNESS , ALSO ADDED 1LB OF FLAKED ALMONDS TO THE MIX AT THE END AND BOY AM I GLAD I DID , IT GIVES IT THAT LITTLE EXTRA KICK , OOOOOPS IVE EATEN 3 PEICES BEFORE IT EVEN COOLED DOWN , CARDIO DAY TOMORROW , BRINGITON .

kjw88
Posted on: Sun, 10/28/2012 - 18:27

This looks great, just one question, when you say "2 scoops"....how much is a scoop? I have several different sized scoops...as far as I know a scoop is not a standardised unit of measurement.

cody terry
Posted on: Tue, 10/09/2012 - 14:20

this looks like a great recipe

Iain
Posted on: Sun, 09/16/2012 - 15:28

First attempt at making these, so far so good they are in the oven and I cant wait to see how they turn out :)

john
Posted on: Thu, 09/06/2012 - 07:10

what would happen if u did not use the honey and cinnamon

rhiNox
Posted on: Sun, 09/02/2012 - 19:07

3rd batch added almonds and another scoop of protein

Aguslopeztorres
Posted on: Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:20

I was thinking the same thing for my next ones. How did yours taste after adding that?

rhiNox
Posted on: Wed, 08/29/2012 - 18:34

Way better than what they offer at the store I estimate the whole batch cost 2.37 this is exactly what I needed

rhiNox
Posted on: Sat, 08/25/2012 - 17:36

Just put them in the ove let's see how they turn oat

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