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Cinnamon Protein Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

These are the most delicious protein bars I've ever eaten!  My children loved them too!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Calories 310 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups gluten free oats – roasted in the oven without oil for 10 minutes
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup honey or mashed banana
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 tablespoons grain sweetened chocolate chips
  • 1 cup whey protein powder unflavored or vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds or flaxseeds or a mix of both

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  • You can do this the night before: Roast the oats in the oven for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely.
  • Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
  • Spread out the batter on a cookie sheet or baking stone.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the bars are a nice golden brown color.
  • Cut and allow to cool.
  • Store in an air-tight Ziplock bag or Tupperware container.