Almond Oatmeal Protein Bars

There is nothing I enjoy more than oatmeal. Oatmeal anything for that matter. Its all delicious! Never have I found an oatmeal protein bar that I loved. That was until I discovered these. They taste like a cookie! HEAVEN…… The bonus is that they are so simple to make.

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What you need:
3 ounces of vanilla protein powder (Rule 1 Protein has an excellent Vanilla Protein or try Optimum Nutrition Whey Protein Gold Standard French Vanilla Creme)
1 cup of almond butter
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 eggs
2 cups rolled oats
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
1 tsp. baking soda

Time to bake:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. You will need a 9×11 inch pan sprayed with cooking spray
In a small bowl mix the almond butter, protein powder and maple syrup. Beat in the eggs
Stir in the rolled oats, coconut, and baking soda and mix well.
Press the dough into the pan (it helps to use the back of the spoon)
bake for 12 minutes or until the top starts to brown slightly.
Cool on a rack and cut into 18 squares.

*Remember to store the leftovers in an airtight container

Hope you enjoy these as much as I do! Check back next week for another healthy recipe!