5 Amazing Protein Powder Snack Recipes (NOT shakes)

Chocolate Protein Powder Bars

Have you ever thought, “I should have a protein shake,” but you just weren’t in the mood? If so, you are so not alone. Maybe it’s too cold. Maybe you just want something to chew. Or maybe you want something that looks and tastes more like a dessert. I know I’m guilty. Enter these protein powder snack recipes!

Good quality protein powders (like our Platinum1 whey protein, Harvest plant-based protein, and the original BioTrust LowCarb) are so incredibly versatile, you can enjoy a wide variety of high-quality protein powder with no blender or shaker bottle needed.

And trust me, at least one of the protein powder snack recipes below will put you back in the mood for protein powder, even if you aren’t in the mood for a shake.

5 Delicious Protein Powder Snack Recipes

Perfect Protein Pancakes

Protein Powder Snack Recipes



  1. Mix together all ingredients until you achieve a pancake-like consistency.
  2. Preheat a pan over medium heat, and then spray the pan with nonstick spray.
  3. Place mix into pan and cook both sides until mix is fully cooked through.
  4. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving):
Yields 2 pancakes/1 serving

  • Calories: 238
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Carbs: 19 g
  • Protein: 32 g

Chef Notes: For an added boost of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, toss a handful of fresh berries either into the batter or on top of your pancakes.

No-Bake Chocolate Chip Protein Bars

Chocolate Protein Powder Bars



  1. Combine all ingredients except water in a mixing bowl.
  2. Gradually add the water, one teaspoon at a time, until you get a doughy mix.
  3. Divide dough into 4 equal parts, and make each section into a rectangle.
  4. Place in the refrigerator for a couple of hours.
  5. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving):
Yields 4 servings

  • Calories: 123
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Carbs: 8 g
  • Protein: 7 g

Chef Notes: If you notice your batter is too sticky, add a bit more coconut flour. If it is too dry, add more water.
Chef Notes: You may substitute any nut butter you prefer for peanut butter.

Apple Pie Protein Muffins

Apple Pie Protein Powder Muffins

Ingredients (for muffins):

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 scoops Platinum1 Apple Pie a La Mode Protein Blend
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 small apple, chopped very finely or grated
  • 1 Tbsp apple pie spice
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk

Ingredients (for frosting):

  • 2/3 cup Platinum1 Vanilla Cupcake Protein Blend
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened Greek yogurt
  • 4 Tbsp milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Add all muffin ingredients into a mixing bowl and combine into a smooth cake batter.
  3. Divide the mixture evenly into 10 muffin cups.
  4. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes until cooked through.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, combine the protein for the frosting with the yogurt.
  6. Slowly add in the milk until the mixture is frosting-like.
  7. Once the cupcakes have completely cooled, smooth on the frosting.
  8. Enjoy (this is one of my favorite protein powder snack recipes)!

Nutrition Facts (per serving):
Yields 10 single-serving cupcakes

  • Calories: 298
  • Fat: 18 g
  • Carbs: 21 g
  • Protein: 16 g

Chef Notes: You may substitute ½ tsp each of cinnamon and nutmeg in place of the apple pie spice.

Chef Notes: These muffins taste amazing without the frosting, and it can certainly be omitted. I look at the frosting on these more as a cherry on top.

Melted Chocolate Ice Cream

Melted Chocolate Ice Cream



  1. Combine Greek yogurt and protein and blend until combined.
  2. Add the dash of cinnamon on top.
  3. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:
Yields 1 serving

  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Carbs: 5 g
  • Protein: 16 g

Chef Notes: You can place this mixture into the freezer for a less-melted ice cream treat. ????

Chef Notes: You could also add nuts, oats, or berries as toppings.

Chef Notes: This also makes an excellent dip for fruits, pretzels, and other healthy snacks.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Energy Bites

Chocolate Cherry Protein Balls



  1. Soak Medjool dates and cherries in hot water for 10 minutes.
  2. Roughly chop the nuts in a food processor.
  3. Drain water from cherries and dates and add to nuts.
  4. Add protein powder, agave nectar, vanilla extract, and coconut oil. Mix well and form a ball from the dough.
  5. Roll even-sized balls from dough, toss each ball into shredded coconut to coat, and place on tray.
  6. Chill for 10 minutes.
  7. Store in an air-tight container in the fridge.
  8. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:
Yields 12 single-serve balls

  • Calories: 134
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Carbs: 17 g
  • Protein: 3 g

Chef Notes: You may use another type of nut if you prefer in place of walnuts.

Chef Notes: You may roll the balls in cocoa powder if you prefer in place of coconut.