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Red Velvet Funfetti Protein Bars

Red velvet protein bars with a bunch of birthday cake sprinkles for a funfetti effect!
Course Breakfast/snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Author Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl

Ingredients

  • 1 c. oat flour
  • 1/2 c. chocolate protein powder I use Trutein brand, and they make a Red Velvet Cake protein powder that is perfect for this recipe
  • 1/2 c. granulated sugar or Xylitol for lower sugar option
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 3/4 c. small curd low-fat cottage cheese
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/4 c. unsweetened almond milk
  • 4-5 drops red food color optional
  • 1/3 c. sprinkles
  • 1/4 c. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together oat flour, chocolate protein powder, sugar, baking soda, and cocoa powder.
  2. In another large bowl, whisk together cottage cheese, egg whites, almond milk, and red food color (if desired).
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, and stir until just combined.
  4. Fold in the sprinkles and chocolate chips.
  5. Pour batter into a greased 8-inch square pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Recipe Notes

These freeze well, so you can keep the freezer stocked for emergency snacks.