Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Snickers Protein Bars (Vegan, GF)

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Get your sweet fix without all the sugar! These gluten-free, vegan protein bars contain less sugar and more protein than a typical candy bar for a hunger curbing snack with zero guilt.

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars Ingredients:

For Nougat Layer

  • 1 cup gluten-free flour (or regular flour)
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened vanilla vegan protein powder (garden of life brand)
  • 2 tablespoon agave nectar (or sweetener of choice)
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 2 tablespoon melted coconut oil

For Filling

  • ¼ cup pitted dates, soaked in ¼ cup hot water for 5 minutes
  • ⅓ cup natural drippy unsweetened peanut butter, at room temperature (can sub for any drippy nut or seed butter)
  • 2 tablespoon roasted salted peanuts, coarsely chopped (can swap for any nut)

For Chocolate Drizzle

  • ¼ cup unsweetened vegan dark chocolate chips (or chocolate of choice)

For Serving

  • 2 cups sliced strawberries

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Vegan Snickers Protein Bars

Get your sweet fix without all the sugar! These gluten-free, vegan protein bars contain less sugar and more protein than a typical candy bar for a hunger curbing snack with zero guilt.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Inactive Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, gluten free, snack, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 6
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek

Ingredients

For Nougat Layer

  • 1 cup gluten-free flour or flour of choice
  • cup unsweetened vanilla vegan protein powder garden of life brand (or any vegan brand)
  • 2 tablespoon agave nectar can sub with any liquid sweetener
  • cup unsweetened almond milk can sub with any kind of milk
  • 2 tablespoon melted coconut oil

For Filling

  • ¼ cup pitted dates soaked in ¼ cup hot water for 5 minutes
  • cup natural drippy unsweetened peanut butter, at room temperature can use any drippy nut or seed butter
  • 2 tablespoon roasted salted peanuts coarsely chopped (can use any nut)

For Chocolate Drizzle

  • ¼ cup unsweetened vegan dark chocolate chips use any kind of chocolate

For Serving

  • 2 cups sliced strawberries swap for any fruit

Instructions

  • Line a loaf pan with parchment paper overlapping sides. Combine flour, protein powder, coconut oil, agave nectar and almond milk in a small bowl and mix thoroughly to moisten. Spread mixture in the bottom of the prepared pan and press with damp fingertips to form the pan. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Combine dates with water from soaking and peanut butter in a food processor and blend until smooth. Spread filling over the nougat layer and sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Freeze an additional 30 minutes.
  • Melt chocolate chips over a double boiler. Lift bars from loaf pan and slice into 6 equal pieces. Drizzle chocolate over the top of each bar. Place on a wax paper line tray or plate and freeze for 10 minutes to firm.
  • Divide sliced strawberries between 6 (½ cup) compartments of snack containers. Add 1 snickers bar to each remaining compartment.

Notes

Macros for 4 servings:
450 calories // 55g Carbs // 26g Protein // 20g Fat
Macros for 6 servings:
300 calories // 37g Carbs // 17g Protein // 13g Fat

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 13g
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