No Bake Protein Brownies

Fudge-y No Bake Protein Brownies – enjoy dessert in a healthier way that is packed with protein. Made with clean ingredients, require no baking, and are decadent and delicious! 

A stack of peanut butter drizzled fudge brownies

What’s not to love? Healthier brownies that require no baking No Bake Protein Power Brownies. Ultra fudge-y, chocolate lover approved, and a delicious healthier dessert. Made with simple, clean ingredients, and are a great way to enjoy dessert with some added protein.

Tips for Making No Bake Protein Brownies

  • I use Vega Essential Protein Powder – you can use any protein powder that you use (preferably chocolate).
  • Instead of peanut butter you can use almond butter or cashew butter.
  • I used dates in this recipe to sweeten naturally – you can also use maple syrup or coconut sugar.
  • Keep protein brownies refrigerated in a sealed container to keep fresh and firm.

Peanut butter drizzled fudge brownies

There are so many reasons to love these no bake protein brownies. They are gluten free, satisfying and made with wholesome ingredients, are packed with protein from peanut butter + protein powder.

If you enjoy this recipe you may also enjoy my Peanut Butter Banana Protein Shake as a great after-workout meal.

Fingers holding up a peanut butter drizzled fudge brownie with a bite out of it

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No Bake Protein Power Brownies

5 from 1 vote
Servings 10 brownies
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins

Fudge-y No Bake Protein Brownies - enjoy dessert in a healthier way that is packed with protein. Made with clean ingredients, require no baking, and are decadent and delicious! 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: no bake brownies, protein brownies
Calories: 219 kcal
Author: A Simple Palate

Ingredients

Brownies

  • 1 1/2 cups mejool dates
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter, creamy
  • 1/4 cup chocolate protein powder
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted

Chocolate Ganache

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Brownies: Chop dates in food processor/high powered blender until pureed. Transfer to mixing bowl. Mix date puree, cocoa powder, peanut butter, protein powder, and coconut oil together. 

  2. Transfer batter: Line a 9x5 loaf pan with parchment paper (edges of the paper long enough so you can pull the bars out with when they freeze). Lay brownie batter in parchment paper, press down with back of spoon and smooth edges. 

  3. Chocolate Ganache: in a small bowl mix coconut oil, honey, vanilla, sifted cocoa powder. Mix ingredients until smooth and pour over brownies, even out ganache with back of spoon to cover brownies evenly. 

  4. Pop brownies in freezer to harden between 30-45 minutes. Remove from freezer, pull edges of parchment paper out and use a knife to cut bars into squares. Warm extra peanut butter in microwave and drizzle over bars. YUM.

Recipe Notes

Tips

  • I use Vega Essential Protein Powder - you can use any protein powder that you use (preferably chocolate). 
  • Instead of peanut butter you can use almond butter or cashew butter. 
  • I used dates in this recipe to sweeten naturally - you can also use maple syrup or coconut sugar. 
  • Keep protein brownies refrigerated in a sealed container to keep fresh and firm.

 

Nutrition Facts
No Bake Protein Power Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 219 Calories from Fat 116
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.9g 20%
Total Carbohydrates 27.5g 9%
Sugars 19.8g
Protein 4.9g 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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