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The Best Energy Bars, According to You

Never forget the snacks

We scanned Amazon's bestseller list for the highest-rated energy bars. (Vince M Camiolo/TandemStock)
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Never forget the snacks

This week, we scanned Amazon's bestseller list for the highest-rated energy bars, then pulled the best, most authoritative reviews for each.


Clif Bar Chocolate Chip ($15 for 12)

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(Courtesy CLIF)

“I have digestive problems and can't eat meat and many other foods. These aren't big enough for a meal but they are a fairly good snack. The whole family likes these so I can't argue with that. We don't eat fast food or candy. This is a good alternative.”

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RXBAR Chocolate Sea Salt ($25 for 12)

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(Courtesy RXBAR)

“My kids are addicted to these and since they're organic and actually have nutritional value I let them have them every day. They are a school lunch staple and they think of them as a treat so that's even better!”

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Clif Kid ZBar Chocolate Chip ($10 for 12)

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(Courtesy CLIF)

“These Clif Kid ZBars are amazing. We are often on the go and these are great to put in my kid's bags as quick snacks. We take them to theme parks, school, and just keep them in my purse to help stop meltdowns from toddlers who skip their naps.”

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Kind Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew ($15 for 12)

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(Courtesy KIND)

“I don't typically eat a lot of pre-packaged food but I keep some bars in the office for those days when I need an extra snack. These bars are dangerous for me because they taste so good I want to eat them when I'm not hungry. It has everything I love: dark chocolate, mint, almonds. It's almost like a candy bar.”

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Quest Cookies and Cream ($25 for 12)

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(Courtesy Quest)

“I love these bars. They are great as meal replacements but I eat them as snacks. I always get hungry in the middle of the day and these are a great alternative to unhealthy foods or breakfast on the go. Quest bars have much more protein and I love that. I'd much rather get full on protein than carbs.”

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