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Healthy Peppermint Mocha Protein Bars

These Healthy Peppermint Mocha Protein Bars are like a delicious coffee-spiked candy cane hot chocolate but in healthy snack form! Low in refined sugar, these are great to enjoy on the go!
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Snacks
Servings: 6 protein bars
Calories: 319kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups almond or cashew butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp mint extract
  • 2 cups vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp ground coffee
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 candy canes, crushed


  • Microwave almond butter for 1 minute in a large bowl. Add maple syrup and mint extract, stirring well.
  • Add protein powder, cocoa powder and ground coffee to bowl, mixing well with hands. Add in water and mix well until combined.
  • Press into a greased 8x11 baking dish and then press in crushed candy canes on top. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from freezer and cut into 6 squares. Keep in fridge up to 2 weeks - enjoy!


Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 2.7mg