Homemade Protein Bars - Healthy Snacks for Kids

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Aug. 22, 2014

Protein Bars are such a healthy snack, but are so expensive! Make your own at home and you know exactly what is going in to them. They are super easy and healthy, too!


Rolled oat 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Cashew 1 Cup (16 tbs) , soaked
Almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs) , soaked
Dried cranberries/Chocolate chips 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Pitted dates 2 1/4 Cup (36 tbs) , soaked
Honey/Agave 1 Tablespoon
Vanilla 1 Tablespoon



In a food processor, add in the rolled oats and process for 20 seconds.

Take out the oats in a large bowl and set aside.

Into the processor, add in the almonds, cashew and cranberries. Process until chunky and place with oats.

Process the dates and add in all the ingredients back to the processor and pulse again, until well combined.

Take out on a dehydrator sheet and pat with spatula. Place in the dehydrator for 4 hours at 200 degrees F.



Slice the bar and serve with milk. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 240 Minutes
Ready In: 240 Minutes
Servings: 8