Homemade Peanut Butter Bars

Homemade Peanut Butter Bars

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Ingredients:

-1 1/2 cup dry oats
-1/3 cup vanilla Shakeology (or vanilla protein powder)
-1/2 cup crispy cereal
-1/2 cup peanut butter (all natural, no sugar added)

-1/3 cup honey
-1 tsp vanilla extract (pure)
-4 Tablespoons chocolate chips or cacao nibs (extra dark)

Directions

  1. Prepare a 9X5 loaf pan by greasing it or lining it with parchment paper.
  2. Use a blender to turn your oats into flour by blending them. Pour into bowl.
  3. To oat flour, add protein powder and crispy rice cereal.
  4. In a small sauce pan add peanut butter and honey.  Melt together over medium heat and stir until combined, then add vanilla extract.
  5. Pour peanut butter/honey into dry ingredients and stir. Dump into prepared loaf pan and FIRMLY press into pan.
  6. Optional: melt chocolate chips in the microwave and drizzle into loaf pan.
  7. Let cool in fridge for at least 25 minutes and then cut into bars or squares!

*original recipe taken from SUPER HEALTHY KIDS

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