Fruit and Nut Protein Bars

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Fruit and Nut Protein Bars

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Dried fruit and nut bars on a red background

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Recipe Data

8
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Description

Ever tried making your own protein and energy bars? This one only has 5 ingredients, plus it's an excellent source of heart-healthy fiber.

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Ingredients
Serves 8
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1(8 ounce) box chopped pitted dates
½ c.Hy-Vee vanilla whey protein powder
¼ c.Hy-Vee cocoa powder
3 tbsp.water
1 c.walnuts or cashews
½ c.unsalted sunflower seeds

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine dates, protein powder, cocoa powder and water. Cover and process until combined. Add walnuts and sunflower seeds; pulse once or twice until combined. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray. Press mixture evenly and firmly into pan. Cut into 8 (2-by-4-inch) bars. For convenience and portability, wrap bars individually with plastic wrap. Store in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Nutrition facts

Servings

240 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 29g
  • Protein: 8g

Daily Values

0%
Vitamin A 0%
0%
Vitamin C 0%
0%
Iron 8%
0%
Calcium 6%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Seasons Health 2012.