Andrea’s Award Winning Cocoa Energy Bars
Simple Recipe for Chocolate Energy Bars
The recipe I developed for these crunchy, chewy, chocolate energy bars has travelled around the country and is a favourite of my family and friends. Many years ago this recipe won 1st prize in a recipe contest with the Peanut Bureau of Canada. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
Makes 32 Bars
What you need
3/4 cup peanut butter
3/4 cup honey
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
1-1/2 cup oatmeal
1-1/4 cup rice crisp cereal
1 cup dried fruit (such as cranberries)
1 cup crushed nuts (such as peanuts)
How you prepare Chocolate Energy Bars
- In a pot, combine peanut butter, honey, sugar, and cocoa and cook on medium heat, stirring until smooth. Add the rest of ingredients and mix well.
- Spray a 9 x 13 inch pan and firmly press batter in pan.
- Cut into squares while warm before cooling.
Time Saving Tip! Double the recipe for these Chocolate Energy Bars! Cut into bars and wrap in plastic wrap and freeze for snacks when needed.
4 g Protein
6 g Fat
1.9 g Fibre
We hope you enjoy this recipe for Andrea’s Award Winning Cocoa Energy Bars!
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About Andrea Holwegner
CEO, Registered Dietitian, Counseling Practice Director & Professional Speaker
Andrea the «Chocoholic Nutritionist» is founder and CEO of Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. since 2000. She is an online nutrition course creator, professional speaker and regular guest in the media. Andrea is the recipient of an award by the Dietitians of Canada: The Speaking of Food & Healthy Living Award for Excellence in Consumer Education....Read more