choc peanut protein bars

Updated: Sep 4, 2019

makes 8 bars

prep time: 20 minutes


3 cups brown rice puffs

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 cup peanut butter

3/4 cup maple syrup

1/3 cup vanilla whey protein

1 1/2 cups organic dark choc chips

2 tbsp coconut oil

pinch of salt


melt the peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla essence in a pot on a medium heat until smooth and combined

turn off the heat and stir in the protein powder and pinch of salt

in a large bowl add the brown rice puffs then pour over the peanut mixture using a wooden spoon to combine

spray a 30cm baking tray with cooking spray, tip the mixture into the tray and press down with the back of a metal spoon to flatten, don't press too hard or your bars will become dense

melt down the dark choc chips and coconut oil, you can do this on the stove or in the microwave. pour the chocolate over the rice puff mixture and smooth it out with a spoon

set the bars in the freezer for 20 minutes

once set, slice into bars and keep refrigerated until ready to eat