Homemade Snickers Protein Bars

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Our Snickers Protein Bar recipe packs a punch with 11g of protein per bar and three layers of deliciousness – a nougat oat layer, peanut butter caramel, and chocolate coating.

Indulge in the goodness of a candy bar with a protein twist! Our protein Snickers bar recipe features wholesome ingredients like oat flour, peanut butter, maple syrup, and protein powder.

How adorable are these protein Snickers Bars? Our head recipe developer, Linely, absolutely nailed this recipe. As the lucky taste tester for multiple trials, I can confidently say these bars surpass the original. Plus, they’re loaded with added protein powder and the most divine peanut butter caramel.

Sure, this recipe requires a bit of effort with its three different layers, but trust me, it’s worth every bit of work. And the best part? It yields 12 bars!

Homemade Snickers Protein Bars

Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 32 minutes
Course Snack


Nougat Oat Layer

  • 1.5 cups oat flour
  • ½ cup vanilla protein powder we used Garden of Life Whey
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • cup all-natural drippy peanut butter

Peanut Butter Caramel Layer

  • ½ cup all-natural drippy peanut butter
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • ¾ cup chopped salted peanuts

Chocolate Coating

  • 1.5 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil


  • Line an 8×8-inch pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • For the Nougat Oat Layer, mix all ingredients in a large bowl until a thick dough forms. Press firmly into the lined pan.
  • Prepare the Peanut Butter Caramel Layer by mixing peanut butter, maple syrup, and coconut oil. Fold in the peanuts and spread over the oat layer. Freeze for 1 hour.
  • Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil. Coat each bar with chocolate and place on a wire rack to set.
  • Once set, store the bars in a freezer-safe bag or container.


  • Use any vanilla, chocolate, or caramel protein powder, whether whey or vegan.
  • Add extra peanuts for a crunchier Snickers bar experience.

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