Delicious creamy freezer chocolate protein bars. These are perfect for a post workout snack or healthy pick me up treat. Use a vegan chocolate protein powder if you wish to keep these vegan. Serve these chilled or frozen.

Chocolate Protein Fudge Bars


Difficulty – Easy

Time – 15 minutes preparation, 4-5 hours freezing

Makes 12 bars

What’s good about it?

Adding protein powder to these bars makes a perfect post workout treat. The addition of coconut yogurt also provides a dose of beneficial bacteria to support a healthy gut.

  1. Blend all nut layer ingredients (except the nuts) in a food processor until smooth.
  2. Transfer 1/3 of this mixture (leaving the remaining mixture in the food processor)  and set aside while you make the base.
  3. Add the nuts to the food processor and process until smooth. Transfer the mixture into lined shallow container approximately 16cm square.  Spread evenly and press down firmly. Chill.
  4. Place the remaining mixture back in the processor with the chocolate fudge layer ingredients and blend again until smooth. Pour this mixture over the top of the nut layer and smooth out the top. If wish sprinkle with chocolate or nuts.
  5. Freeze for 5-6 hours until firm.
  6. Remove from the freezer and allow to thaw for 15 minutes. Remove from the tin and cut into bars.
  7. Keep in the fridge or freezer until ready to eat.

Did You Know?

Use any nuts or seeds in the base layer. If you want to include dairy then full fat Greek yogurt would make a great alternative to the coconut yogurt.



Makes 12 bars


Nut Chocolate Layer

200g cacao butter, melted

60g chocolate protein powder

2tbsp xylitol or erythritol

6tbsp almond milk

2tsp vanilla extract

Pinch of sea salt

100g almonds or other nuts of choice

Chocolate Fudge Layer

4 tbsp coconut yogurt or other dairy free yogurt

2tbsp cacao powder

2tbsp tahini

pinch of sea salt