Chocolate Protein Bar Recipes
- A "scoop" of protein powder is generally 1/3 cup
- Feel free to substitute other artificial sweeteners
for those cited, especially in those protein bars that are not baked.
- Protein powders are pretty much interchangeable.
Keep in mind, though, that carb & protein counts vary by
brand and flavor, so your end result may differ from the
CHOCOLATE PROTEIN BARS
2 squares unsweetened baker's chocolate
4 Tbl butter
4 Tbl heavy cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
6 packets Splenda
6 scoops Optimum Nutrition Double Rich
Chocolate Protein Powder
1 & 1/2 cups chopped pecans
1 cup dried, unsweetened coconut
1/4 cup flax seeds, measured and then ground
4 Tbl Sugar-free DaVinci syrup (hazelnut is best)
Melt chocolate and butter in microwave. Mix in
Splenda, then add cream & vanilla, blending
thoroughly. Add the protein powder and mix until
powder is completely incorporated. Mix flax, pecans,
and coconut together and pour over chocolate mix.
Pour the sugar-free syrup over this and mix together
with hands until well-blended.
Line a 9" by 9" pan with plastic wrap and firmly
press the incredibly sticky stuff into it.
Cover with another layer of plastic wrap and chill.
Yield: 12 bars. Each has 8 carbs, 3.6 gr. fiber,
14 gr. protein.