Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars — chewy and hearty, sweet, chocolate-peanut butter deliciousness. Secretly refined sugar free, high protein, high fiber, and gluten free too!

*blushes*

I love how these are filled with chocolate-peanut butter flavor, and I appreciate that they’re mildly sweet. While I’m totally okay with tooth-achingly sweet goodies in the morning, most people prefer something a little more tame as their first meal.

Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars (refined sugar free, high protein, high fiber, gluten free) – Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars
These no-bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola Bars are chewy and hearty, sweet, chocolate-peanut butter deliciousness. Secretly refined sugar free, high protein, high fiber, and gluten free too!
Ingredients

246g (1 cup) Unsweetened Applesauce
128g (½ cup) Natural Peanut Butter
1½ tsp Vanilla Creme-Flavored Stevia Extract
128g (1⅓ cups) Unflavored Whey Protein Powder
27g (⅓ cup) Unsweetened Natural Cocoa Powder
¼ tsp Salt
480g (5 cups) Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
INSTRUCTIONS
Line a 9″ brownie pan with parchment paper both ways.
In a stand mixer with with beater attachment, add the applesauce, peanut butter and stevia extract. Mix on low speed.
Turn off the stand mixer and add the protein powder, cocoa powder and salt. Mix on low speed until fully combined.
Dump in the oats and mix until fully combined. Scoop the mixture into the prepared pan and spread it out. Place a sheet of parchment paper on top and press the mixture down further until compact. Cover the pan and refrigerate overnight.

The next day, slice and serve! To store, place the granola bars on a plate lined with a sheet of parchment paper and keep in the refrigerator. Keeps for ~1 week.
RECIPE NOTES
Feel free to add a handful of roasted peanuts and/or mini dark chocolate chips to the recipe!
Recipe adapted from these No-Bake Nutella Granola Bars.