A delicious Autumn inspired protein bar. Topped with a creamy peanut butter layer this is rich and creamy. Ideal as a breakfast on the go option or afternoon snack. Perfect for post workout too. Using the zero calorie syrup cuts the calories and sugar significantly.

Peanut Pumpkin Bars


Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes


What’s Good About It?

Packed with fibre and protein these bars are ideal for keeping blood sugar balanced through the day and supporting digestive health


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C, Gas mark 4. Line a 20cm square baking tray with parchment.
  2. Place the oats, almond flour, protein powder and bicarbonate of soda in a food processor and blitz gently to break up the oats a little.
  3. Add the egg, melted coconut oil, maple syrup and pumpkin puree and beat well. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  4. Spoon the mixture into the tin and smooth the surface. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes until golden.
  5. Allow to cool.
  6. Melt the topping ingredients together in a pan. Pour over the oat bar and then place in the fridge to firm up.
  7. When set cut into bars. Keep in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Nutrition per bar 244kcal, Fat 20.6g, Carbs 7.2g, Protein 6.8g

Did You Know?

Any nut butter could be used in this recipe. Instead of pumpkin puree use apple puree.

150g Almond flour

100g gluten free oats

30g vanilla protein powder

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 egg

60g melted coconut oil

40g zero calorie syrup or maple syrup

100g pumpkin puree or apple puree

50g chocolate chips


100g peanut butter

100g cacao butter

40g zero calorie syrup or maple syrup

1tsp vanilla extract