what’s better than store-bought candy AND protein bars?! Healthier Vegan Protein Butterfinger Bars of course!
the best of both worlds combined into one better for you and delicious protein bar.
the ingredients have been kept super minimal and the process to make Healthier Vegan Protein Butterfinger Bars is easy and seamless.
i never really loved butterfingers growing up but have found a new appreciation for them by making my own.
instead of using cornflakes, i used a plain and unsweetened bean based cereal, but you can really use whatever cereal you want.
the brand i used is love grown and if you’re not using that one, i recommend using a cereal that is either unsweetened or very minimally sweetened.
the bars call for 1/3 cup maple syrup and there is melted chocolate on top, so you don’t want a sweet cereal!
to keep these on the healthier side, opt for some low sugar chocolate chips! the ones i used have 3g of sugar per serving.
you could also use unsweetened if you love dark chocolate-Healthier Vegan Protein Butterfinger Bars are very versatile when it comes to brands.
these gems are heavy on the peanut butter but you can use any nut or seed butter as long as it’s runny! some runny brands include whole foods, trader joe’s, sprouts, target brand and crazy richard’s.
here’s everything you need to make Healthier Vegan Protein Butterfinger Bars
your favorite plain and unsweetened cereal
vanilla protein powder
that’s it, all of the ingredients listed above are all that is needed to make Healthier Vegan Protein Butterfinger Bars.
they’re the best treat to have on hand in the fridge and it’s so cool that there’s protein in them!
use whatever protein you like but i do recommend vanilla. the kind i used has 31g per scoop and this recipe calls for 2 scoops.
Healthier Vegan Protein Butterfinger Bars are
gluten free if a gluten free cereal is used
packed with some protein
versatile with nut and seed butter
100 percent vegan
perfect for meal prepping
if you love Healthier Vegan Protein Butterfinger Bars, then try these other recipes from upbeetandkaleingit!
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Healthier Vegan Protein Butterfinger BarsCourse: Bars, Desserts
3 cups unsweetened plain cereal
2 scoops vanilla protein powder (31g per scoop)
3/4 cup runny peanut butter
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup melted coconut oil
- 1 and 1/4 cup chocolate chips melted with coconut oil
- add all base ingredients to a large mixing bowl and mix until well-combined.
- add to a parchment lined 8 x 8 baking pan and place in the freezer for 2 hours. remove and cut into bars.
- then, top with the melted chocolate and place back in the freezer for 1 hour.
- store in the fridge or freezer in an airtight container and enjoy! thaw a bit before eating if storing in the freezer.