Natural No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bars.

Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a bar recipe I found on a health and fitness site. The original recipe made it a protein bar, but when I made it (ages ago) I didn't have any so I left it out. If you want to make it a protein bar simply add 2 cups of protein powder and add an extra 1/2 cup of honey. This is a good bar for straight after an intense workout, but it tastes like a dessert so even if you're not active you can make it just as a snack bar or treat.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine peanut butter and honey in a large nonstick pot and warm up over a low heat until runny and mixed.
  2. Mix in the oatmeal (and protein powder if using).
  3. You don't want to cook it, just heat it up enough to stir everything together nicely.
  4. Press into a 9x9-inch pan.
  5. Let cool, then cut into 16 equal bars.
  6. Wrap each bar in foil and store in plastic bags. - No need to refrigerate as the ingredients are natural.
Most Helpful

5 5

These bars are wonderful!! Wish I could give it 10 stars! I added two scoops of whey protein, 1/4 cup wheat germ and 1/4 cup sesame seeds. I take them to work for my afternoon protein snack. One of the ladies at work offered to pay me to make them for her!! This recipe is a real keeper! Thanks so much for sharing.

5 5

This is a favorite in our house, my toddler loves these, and so does my husband. I wrap them in tinfoil and keep them in the fridge in a ziplock for easy grab and go. I also add about a cup of dried sweetened cranberries to the mix, and they are divine. My husband has begged me to add chocolate chips to the mix, and I might try that next. Thank you!

5 5

Simple and with healthy ingredients makes it a winner for me. I added a splash of vanilla extract and some raisins and craisins. Very yummy. I had some natural peanut butter that we didn't like, and this is a great way to use it up. But these are worth making even when I'm not using something up. :)