Strawberry Protein Power Bar

Prep Time:
15 minutes (plus 20 minutes to chill)

Cook Time:

Total Time:
15 minutes (plus 20 minutes to chill)


Strawberry Protein Power Bar

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Try this Strawberry Protein Power Bar recipe, a homemade and nutritious snack that will fuel your body with energy and keep you full throughout your workout.

To make these delicious bars, you'll need a few simple and readily available ingredients. Start with 2 cups of old-fashioned oats, providing a hearty and nutritious base. Add a scoop of vanilla protein powder to boost the protein content and support your active lifestyle. For a delightful crunch, incorporate roughly chopped almonds, pecans and pistachio kernels.

To enhance the natural sweetness, add a touch of organic honey and unsweetened applesauce, which also helps bind the ingredients together. These natural sweeteners provide a subtle and wholesome flavor to the bars.

For a touch of indulgence, melt dark chocolate with a high cocoa content. Spread it evenly on the bottom of an 8x8-inch baking pan lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle crushed freeze-dried strawberries on top, adding a burst of tangy and fruity flavor to each bite.

Now it's time to assemble the bars. Crumble the oat and nut mixture over the chocolate and strawberries, ensuring an even distribution. Press the mixture firmly into the pan to form a solid base. Place the pan in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to allow the bars to set.

Once chilled, remove the pan from the refrigerator and carefully cut the bars into individual servings. Each bite offers a delightful combination of chewy oats, crunchy nuts and the perfect balance of sweetness from the honey and applesauce. The addition of dark chocolate and tangy strawberries adds a delicious twist to this protein-packed treat.

These Strawberry Protein Power Bars are perfect for those who lead an active lifestyle or need a quick and nutritious snack. Whether you enjoy them as a pre-workout boost or a post-workout recovery treat, these bars provide the energy and nutrients your body needs.



  1. Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine oats, protein powder, nuts, honey and applesauce. Mix with hands until mixture is fully moistened. Reserve.
  3. In a medium bowl, microwave chocolate until melted. Pour into baking pan and spread evenly to coat the bottom. Sprinkle with freeze dried strawberries.
  4. Crumble the oat and nut mixture on top and press firmly into pan.
  5. Refrigerate for 20 minutes. Remove from pan and cut into 14 bars. 

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Linsey, ALDI Test Kitchen


Calories 230 Total Fat 14g Sodium 10mg Total Carbohydrate 21g Fiber 4g Sugars 8g Protein 8g 


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