No Bake Cookie Dough Protein Bar

Your “mostly” healthy protein cookie dough bars are just minutes away! Our recommendation? Give these bad boys a try on a weekend you want to binge but don’t want the complete guilt of eating a month’s worth of desert on movie night!

INGREDIENTS

For the bars:

  • 1¾ cups oats flour (you can blend your own old fashion oats)
  • ½ cup Vanilla Wafer Titan Whey
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ⅓ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup cashew butter (can sub almond butter)
  • ¼ cup Vanilla almond milk (we used unsweet)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Chocolate topping:

  • ½ cup chocolate chips (carob chips if you want to be extra healthy)
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. cashew butter
  • Sea salt, for topping bars

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Line an 8×8 inch square baking dish with parchment paper going both ways.
  2. Place oat flour, protein powder, salt, and baking soda in a large mixing bowl, stirring to combine.
  3. Add maple syrup, cashew butter, almond milk, and vanilla. Stir until you have a ball of “dough.”
  4. Using wet hands, press evenly into prepared baking dish.
  5. Make chocolate coating by placing chocolate chips, coconut oil, and cashew butter in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 20-second intervals for about a minute, or until melted, stirring each time. Pour chocolate over bars and use a spatula to spread evenly.
  6. Freeze for at least 2 hours before slicing into 9-12 bars. Top with plenty of sea salt and ENJOY!

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