No-Bake Protein Bars

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A homemade, no-bake version of your favorite store-bought peanut butter protein bar, without all the crazy ingredients


  • 1.5 cups oat flour (simply grind oats in a food processor)
  • 1.5 cups vanilla protein powder
  • 1.5 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 3 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/31/2 cup honey, depending on sweetness preference
  • 24 Tbsp water, if necessary
  • 3 Tbsp chocolate chips, optional


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, protein powder, cereal and chia seeds.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the peanut butter, milk and honey.
  3. Microwave wet ingredients if peanut butter is not liquidy.
  4. Add liquid mixture into dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  5. Add water if necessary to make sure all dry ingredients are moistened. (Mixture will be crumbly.)
  6. Use parchment paper to press the mixture into a 9×9 pan.
  7. Freeze for 20 minutes.
  8. Cut into 12 bars. Top with melted chocolate chips if desired.
  9. Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.