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Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars (+ Video!)

Seeing how much I love peanut butter, there’s no questioning why I loved those storebought Peanut Butter Protein Bars.  I usually reserve bars for emergency snacks only, since they aren’t the most nutritious snack out there, but they are always great to have on hand since they are satisfying and filling.  I also find that bars prevent me from making bad food choices.  On one hand, I could go to the McDonald’s drive thru, but on the other hand, I could whip out a couple delicious, Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars…  I choose the peanut butter option  😉

But since I reserved bars for emergencies, I made excuses to be in emergencies.  For example, I would take way too much time getting ready in the morning just so I would “run late” and have a legitimate excuse to grab a couple bars on my dash out the door…  hehehe.

But now that I’m avoiding added sugars, I have cut out storebought bars.  Don’t worry though, you won’t be able to tell these protein bars are healthy!  They taste too sweet to be sugar free, too fudgy to be vegan, and too peanut buttery to be considered a healthy food.  You’ll definitely enjoy (maybe fall in love with?) these Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars.

These Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars are super easy to make and don't require any baking whatsoever! One bite of this fudgy goodness and you'd never guess it's sugar free, low carb, keto friendly, gluten free, dairy free, AND vegan too!

I should call these nutrition powerhouse bars!  You just gotta make these soon.  And since these are 50 gazillion times healthier than storebought bars, you don’t need to make up any lame excuses like I did  😉

These Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars are super easy to make and don't require any baking whatsoever! One bite of this fudgy goodness and you'd never guess it's sugar free, low carb, keto friendly, gluten free, dairy free, AND vegan too!

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Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars

Servings: 10 bars
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
These Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars are super easy to make and don't require any baking whatsoever! One bite of this fudgy goodness and you'd never guess it's sugar free, low carb, keto friendly, gluten free, dairy free, AND vegan too!

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Recipe Notes

I originally wasn't going to share the recipe here because I worked so incredibly hard on publishing DIY Protein Bars.  But, I'll meet you halfway...  how does that sound?  I've provided you with all the ingredients AND measurements used in the recipe!  That way, you can determine on your own whether or not the cookbook is for you!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 Peanut Butter Protein Bar)
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 115mg5%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 21g42%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Protein Bars
Keyword: Dairy Free, DIY, Gluten Free, High Protein, Keto, Low Carb, No Bake, Peanut Butter, Protein Bars, Sugar Free, Vegan

If you like this recipe, then you’ll LOVE my DIY Protein Bars Cookbook!  With 48 protein bar recipes, you’ll never buy protein bars from the store again.  To learn more about the book and see some sneak peeks, see this page!

The DIY Protein Bars Cookbook is a collection of 48 easy, healthy no-bake protein bar recipes! Homemade protein bars are healthier than storebought, and they're also cheaper. You'll fall in love with each and every protein bar recipe!

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DIY Protein Bars Cookbook on Amazon.com - The DIY Protein Bars Cookbook is a collection of 48 easy, healthy no-bake protein bar recipes!

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Watch me make these no-bake Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars on camera:

Enjoy!

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Be happy.

Live fully.

Eat protein bars.

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– Jess

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88 comments on “Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge DIY Protein Bars (+ Video!)”

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  2. Jess

    I love your recipes and have bought your book. How long will these bars last if they are not refrigerated as they have almond milk in them. I suspect they will spoil quickly

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  6. Since the sunwarrior protein powder is getting bad reviews on Amazon, I think I’ll experiment with my Quest powder instead. I realize you say that the whey/casein powders will yield a gooier texture so I will be forewarned going in. I do some playing with molecular gastronomy so have a collection of gums and thickeners I can play with (guar gum, Xanthan gum, glucomannan) and see if I can get it to be solid at room temperature. I’ll update you with my ratios and results (so you can have some further ammo for your recipes).

    Keep up the yummy work!!!!

    • I feel like brown rice protein powder always gets bad reviews. I mean, I tried it ONCE in a smoothie and said never again, because it’s so gritty. But something different happens in protein bars — when it’s mixed with nut butter and oat flour, it turns super fudgy and delicious!
      Feel free to test out Quest, maybe the casein protein will help bind it. I’ve tried casein protein and it worked BUT ONLY with recipe adjustments. I needed to add a ton more almond milk and stevia!
      Hope you like the protein bars! 🙂

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