Snack Trend | Energy Bar Taste Test

FoodandWine Recipe

Of the 27 different energy bars we tested here at F&W, it's no accident that our favorites taste more like dessert than like health food. But at least they're packed with nutrients.

—Monica F. Forrestall

Pria Chocolate Peanut Crunch
Staff comment: "Tastes like a peanut-butter cup."
Kashi Go Lean Honey-Vanilla-Yogurt
Staff comment: "Love the chewiness."
Luna Nutz Over Chocolate
Staff comment: "The crispy rice bits give it texture."
Zone Perfect Chocolate Mint
Staff comment: "The mint flavor is refreshing."
Balance Outdoor Honey Almond
Staff comment: "Appealing apricot taste."
Clif Crunchy Peanut Butter
Staff comment: "Very satisfying, and not overly sweet."
PUBLISHED January 2003