CLIF Builders Protein Bar

clif builders protein bar

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  • Made with plant protein
  • 20 g of protein 
  • Non-GMO and gluten-free
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • 6 flavor options + one with caffeine
  • Gluten-free
  • Low-glycemic-index foods
  • 20 g of protein
  • Subscribe and save 10%
What needs improvement ...
  • Customers complain bars are smaller than before
  • New formula has very mixed reviews
  • Contains the allergens peanuts and soy

Product Summary

CLIF Builders are high protein bars with 20 grams of plant-based protein designed to provide active people energy throughout their day and aid in workout recovery. These bars have a low-glycemic index which means they digest slowly to prolong the release of energy. If you are looking for an extra energy boost, the chocolate cookie dough flavor has caffeine added.

Customer reviews for the CLIF Builders bar are very mixed. CLIF has changed their formula and many loyal customers are not a fan of the new bar’s taste and texture. Users shared that the new formula is more dry and crumbly than the previous. Other customers still enjoyed these bars as a high-protein option to help them on long rides and runs and on-the-go snacks. The vanilla almond bar has the best reviews.


Protein source


Protein per bar

20 g



Price per bar

$2.12 (one-time purchase), $1.90 (subscribe and save)


Chocolate chip cookie dough + caffeine, chocolate peanut butter, chocolate, vanilla almond, cookies ‘n cream, chocolate mint

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      CLIF Builders bars come in six flavors (plus one with caffeine) and have 20 grams of gluten-free soy protein. The new formula has mixed reviews, however.