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Chocolate Protein Power Bars Chocolate Protein Power Bars

Prepared by: Susan Mills-Gray,
Nutrition Specialist,

University of Missouri Extension

June 18, 2017


Yield: 6 servings (one 2" x 2" bar per serving)



  • 6 dried figs
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pecans (or any nut of choice)
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Pinch of cinnamon



  • In a food processor, combine figs, coconut oil and peanut butter. Process until blended. Add the cranberries, coconut, almond meal, cinnamon and salt, and process until the mixture is well incorporated.
  • Add the pecans, chocolate protein powder and water, and pulse until the mixture looks like cookie dough.
  • Transfer the dough into an 8" x 8" baking dish and press the mixture down flat with the back of a spoon. Store in the fridge for at least 1 hour to harden. Cut into bars. Store extras in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


Nutrition information per serving

Calories: 268

Total Fat: 21g

Carbohydrates: 13g

Fiber: 4g

Protein: 10g





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