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Yogurt Dipped Energy Bar Recipe with Protein Powder

Chef Shannon Lawler , On January 27, 2024


Yogurt Dipped Energy Bar Recipe with Protein Powder Overview

Discover the ultimate fusion of health and indulgence with our Yogurt-Dipped Energy Bar! In this recipe, I will guide you through creating a yogurt dipped energy bar that has the perfect blend of rolled oats and protein powder to give you a spark of energy, all bound together with a touch of yogurt to create a delicious and nutritious treat. Satisfy your cravings and boost your energy levels with our Yogurt-Dipped Energy Bar – the perfect guilt-free pleasure for any time of the day!

Kitchen Tools Needed for this Yogurt Dipped Energy Bar Recipe with Protein Powder

Kitchen Tools

Kitchen tools for energy bar recipe.

  • Measuring Cups

  • Measuring Spoons

  • Spatula for Mixing Ingredients

  • Mixing Bowl

  • Pan to Mold the Granola Bar

Ingredients for this Energy Bar Recipe with Protein Powder


Yogurt dipped energy bar recipe with protein powder ingredients (dried apricots pictured as an optional topping).

  • 1 cup Rolled Oats (gluten-free)

  • 3/4 cup Protein Powder (or any other preferred protein powder)

  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

  • Pinch of Salt

  • 1/4 cup Honey (or agave syrup or maple syrup for a vegan dietary option)

  • Water (if needed to adjust the mixture)

Ingredients for the Yogurt Dip

  • 1 tbsp water

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup yogurt

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar (omit the sugar or use other sugar alternative to accommodate for diabetes if needed)

Yogurt Dipped Energy Bar Recipe with Protein Powder Step-By-Step Instructions

  1. In a bowl, pour in your rolled oats and for your binder to make sure the dry mixture stills together, add the honey (or alternative sweetener such as agave or maple syrup to make a vegan recipe).

  2. Add Honey

    Add honey to your rolled oats.

  3. Add your cinnamon and pinch of salt to the mixture for extra flavor, and mix well.

  4. Cinnamon and Salt

    Add cinnamon and pinch of salt for extra flavor.

  5. Add in protein powder of your choice.

  6. Protein Powder

    Add protein powder of your choice.

  7. Now would be the perfect time to add any additional ingredients of your choice such as dried apricots!

  8. If the mixture is too dry, now is the time to add a tablespoon or two of water to your mixture. Add in little by little to check the consistency as you go. Thoroughly mix the ingredients together.

  9. mix

    Mix all ingredients well together.

  10. Take a pan and press the mixture in, making sure it is evenly well-packed.

  11. Press in Mixture

    Evenly press in the protein bar mixture.

  12. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator for about an hour to set the bars so they are able to hold their shape.

  13. Place in Fridge

    Place the pan in the fridge to allow the dried fruit granola bar to set.

  14. Once the energy bar is finished setting, flip over the pan to remove the energy bar from the pan and to reveal your completed energy bar recipe!

  15. Flip Protein Bar

    Flip over the pan to reveal your energy bar.

  16. Once the bars have set, you can take them out and cut them into individual servings.

  17. Cut to Serve

    Cut into individual servings.

  18. Create your yogurt mixture by adding the water, vanilla, yogurt and sugar(omit the sugar or use sugar alternative to accommodate for a diabetic diet plan) to a bowl and mix it well together.

  19. Yogurt Mixture

    Add your yogurt dip ingredients to a bowl and mix well together.

  20. Use a spatula to lather on the yogurt mixture on your completed energy bar.

  21. Coat with Yogurt

    Use spatula to lather on some yogurt onto the energy bar.

  22. Let the yogurt coated energy bar sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes minimum before serving to allow the yogurt to set and harden!

These homemade yogurt dipped energy bars can be enjoyed on the spot and can also be saved to enjoy throughout the week. Make sure to use the appropriate meal prep container to store these energy bars in room temperature to enjoy throughout the week as an on-the-go snack! Also, remember that you can easily customize the recipe by using various toppings and different yogurt flavors to suit your taste preferences and dietary restrictions.


Completed Yogurt Dipped Energy Bar with Protein Powder Recipe!

Chef Shannon Lawler

Chef Shannon is a Le Cordon Bleu graduate and classically trained chef. She revolutionized culinary education by establishing a program that introduced on-site gardens, innovative curriculum, and 70% plant-based menus, while also promoting sustainability through recycling initiatives. Her impact is felt globally since she traveled to prestigious institutions across the US and Asia disseminating her cuisine. She now uses her expertise to teach people about cooking, valuing the profound link between food, and health.