Nutty Fudge Bars
Low Carbohydrate Recipe
Protein powder replaces high carb flour and Splenda high carb sugar in these rich, nutty, fudgy-chocolate bars.
2-1/3 cups vanilla protein powder
1 ounce square unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup butter
4 ounces cream cheese
1 ounce chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon peanut butter
1/4 cup Splenda
Melt butter, cream cheese, peanut butter and chocolate in bowl in microwave and mix together very well. Add splenda and vanilla, mix well again.
Add walnuts and protein powder and mix.
Using your hands, knead it all together, squeezing so that the powder disolves into the mixture. Place in a baking pan, flatten and refrigerate. (Using a rectangular casserole dish works well.)
When cooled and hardened, cut into eight bars.
Recipe makes 8 bars. About 3.2 carbohydrates per bar.