No bake chocolate protein bars are a quick, easy, and healthy snack! They are vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free, and easily customizable for keto and paleo diets. These homemade protein bars taste like a delicious dessert, but they are secretly good for you. Combine your favorite chocolate protein powder with peanut butter, cocoa, almond flour, and maple syrup to make this nutritious post workout treat. Made in just 10 minutes with simple ingredients!



  •  cup  protein powder (chocolate flavour if you have it)
  • 1 cup of peanut butter
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp almond flower
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup chocolate chips (or more)
  • 2 tsp coconut oil (optional, see notes)



  1. Combine peanut butter, chocolate protein powder, maple syrup, almond flour, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and salt in a bowl. Mix together to form a ball of dough.
  2. Line a square baking dish with parchment paper. Press the dough across the bottom of the dish.
  3. Combine chocolate chips and coconut oil in a bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds, stir together, then microwave for another 30 seconds. Pour melted chocolate over the dough and spread in an even layer.
  4. Chill in the freezer for 5 minutes or until the chocolate sets. Slice into 8-12 bars, depending on your preferred size. Add flaky sea salt on top (optional) and enjoy!