No-Cook Protein Bars

Recipe by FLKeysJen
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 9

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 12
    cups dry oatmeal
  • 2
    scoops chocolate whey protein powder
  • 2
    tablespoons flax seeds or 2 tablespoons hemp seeds, finely ground
  • 1
    cup powdered nonfat dry milk powder
  • 12
    cup natural-style peanut butter
  • 12
    cup water (more or less, depending on the protein powder)
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
  • 12
    cup raisins (or other dried fruit)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spray an 8 x 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the oatmeal, whey powder,flax seeds and nonfat dry milk; mix together.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the peanut butter,water and vanilla. Add the peanut butter mixture to the dry ingredients and stir to form a sticky dough. Stir or knead in the raisins.
  • Using wet hands or a rubber spatula sprayed with cooking spray, spread the mixture evenly into the prepared pan.
  • Freeze for one hour or refrigerate for several hours, until the mixture is firm enough to cut.
  • Cut into nine squares. Wrap individually and store in your refrigerator to grab on your way out the door.
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