You guys have asked me for awhile now to make more baked protein bar recipes. Today, we make that happen! These Quick Baked Protein Bars take 6 ingredients or less and you probably already have them all on hand.
Start this one by taking out a bowl and picking your flavor(s). As long as you use a good tasting protein powder, that’s all you need to flavor these protein bars. I personally like chocolate or vanilla.
Add in around 2-3 scoops of your choice flavor, 1/4 cup of coconut or almond flour, 6 tablespoons of peanut butter, 4 ounces of cream cheese, and 1/4 cup of unsweetened milk substitute.
You can work this recipe around your macros. Eating higher fat? Use full fat cream cheese. Need more fiber? Choose coconut flour.
Mix all of those ingredients together until smooth.
If your mix ends up being really thick, you should add a little bit more milk to the recipe. If it ends up too thin (watery), you should add a little bit more flour to it.
Once your mix is ready, take out a baking pan. You can either line it like I did with some parchment paper for easy clean up or just use it as is.
Add your mix to your pan and flatten it out in your pan. Keep your hands moist and nothing will stick to them!
Big or Small Baked Protein Bars
You can also use whatever pan size you want, as long as it’s oven safe. Want thicker bars? Use a bread pan. Thinner ones? A cake pan.
Keep in mind that the thicker the baked protein bars are, the longer they’re going to take to cook.
Top them with whatever you want and throw them in the oven on 350F/176C for around 10 minutes.
There you go! Quick baked protein bars that won’t fall apart on you and don’t need to be refrigerated.
Let me know what your favorite flavor ends up being or creative toppings you use below in the comments.
Low Sugar Baked Protein Bars
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- 2-3 Scoops Protein Powder - Your choice flavor
- ¼ Cup Almond Flour - or Coconut
- 6 Tablespoons Peanut Butter - 96g
- 4 Ounces Cream Cheese - Full, Reduced, or Fat Free
- 2 Ounces Milk Substitute - or Milk
- Chocolate Chips - or Other Toppings *Optional
- Add all of your ingredients into a bowl and mix them together
- Take out a baking pan, line it with some parchment paper, and add your mix in
- Press down to evenly flatten out your mix around your pan
- Bake on 350F/176C for around 10 minutes
- Calories: 1239
- Fat: 71g
- Saturated Fat: 15g
- Sodium: 982mg
- Carbs: 49g (Net Carbs: 40g)
- Fiber: 9g
- Sugar: 20g
- Protein: 101g
- Calories: 123
- Fat: 7.1g
- Saturated Fat: 1.5g
- Sodium: 98.2mg
- Carbs: 4.9g (Net Carbs: 4g)
- Fiber: .9g
- Sugar: 2g
- Protein: 10.1g