I have now made these bars every night since I first posted the recipe, partly to try different flavours and partly because I know when I get my contest prep plan next week it will be bye, bye to Quest bars!!
The flavours I made are; chocolate/coconut, lemon, chocolate cookie, chocolate/flax seed and carrot cake!
Also, I wrote in my previous post that I used my stand-up mixer but I wouldn’t recommend that. I am not sure why it worked that time, but the next couple times I couldn’t figure out why it was so dry?!? With the above bars, I went back to making them one at a time in a small bowl and I creamed it all together with a spatula. That worked much better, it really needs to be mixed properly and then moulded.
I finally got to try baking my Quest bar! And OMG amazing!
I used White Chocolate Raspberry cut into 6 pieces. Roll them and flatten a bit before putting them in the oven at 350F for 7 mins.
Here is a great recipe that I found for protein bars. Get creative with them too, its so easy!
1 cup Rolled Oats
1/2c Protein Powder (I use whey)
2 tbsp Peanut Butter (or any nut butter)
1/4c Flax Seeds
1 tbsp Cocoa Powder
1/2 tbsp coconut flour
160g chocolate (optional for dipping)
Mix all ingredients above, I mix dry first then add in wet. Shape into 5-8 bars. Dunk in melted chocolate, put into the freezer overnight and then enjoy!
I use parchment paper to mold the dough into a flat rectangle and then cut into bars. Tonight I decided to bake them (350F for 10mins) and then freeze. No dunking in chocolate tonight! But I did add dark chocolate chips, trail mix and chia seeds.
And ta da!