Soft, chewy, and delicious. What more do you want out of a bar? Ok, how about all-natural ingredients without artificial sweeteners or additives? Sure. Wrap it all into a portable package, take your pick from ten flavors, and you’ve got Bobo’s Oat Bars. More like a dense brownie than a traditional processed energy bar, these oat bars also proved easier for our testers to digest.
“When I’m snacking above 12,000 my digestive system doesn’t work too well anyway, the last thing I need is a bar that just sits in my stomach, and these kept providing energy the whole trip,” said one tester after carrying 4 of these bars up Wetterhorn Peak in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. Peanut butter proved to be very popular with our testers, but with so many options there’s bound to be one that calls out to you. Available in almond, apricot, banana, chocolate, cinnamon-raisin, coconut, cranberry, original, peanut butter, and strawberry. $28 for 12 bars; 3 oz. each; bobosoatbars.com