Clif Bar Energy Bar Review

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The Clif Bar Energy Bar is a phenomenal go-to snack to keep on hand. Whether you're heading to the gym, in the middle of a Long training session, or you are just dragging throughout the day, eating one of these bars can help give you the energy you need to make it throw. It's loaded with complex carbohydrates to help give you long-lasting endurance so you can push yourself further.

Customers absolutely love the taste of these snacks. Unlike some of the other health brand energy bars, these ones actually have a decent flavor. There are a variety of flavor options to choose from so you can pick one or you can select all of them, depending on your mood. Not only do they taste great, but also loaded with nutritional value. These bars are packed full of vitamins and minerals to help you get through your day.

One of the best parts of this product, according to many customers, is the affordable price. You don't have to spend an arm and a leg for a nutritional snack. Sometimes it can be hard to find something that's healthy and affordable, but your search is over. The Clif Bar Energy Bar Is the perfect answer to that conundrum.

When your energy is low when you need a little pick-me-up, grab one of these bars. They're going to help keep you on track and push you to your limits.

Editor's Pros & Cons

Plethora of flavors

Variety of size options

Great tasting


Boosts energy


Not gluten-free

Contains nuts, seeds, and dairy


Clif Bars company is a family an employee-owned and run business. They strive to make their company a place where people want to work. They want to make the kinds of food that customers love to eat. Most importantly, they want to make food that promotes a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.

It all began with a long bike ride, a 175-mile bike ride to be exact. Gary Erickson, one of the founders of the company, got inspired to create this bar while he was on a day-long bike ride with his friends. While munching on an energy bar, he decided that he could make something better. That's when he had his epiphany. A couple of years later the Clif Bar came to fruition. He succeeded in this task and making a better-tasting energy bar for consumers.


Depending on the flavor that you choose, each one of these energy bars is going to contain between 250 and 270 calories. That's a little high in calories for a simple snack. However, it's not quite a full meal either — more of an in-between calorie count.

That said, most customers do consume these as a quick snack. If you're heading to the gym and need a little bit of extra energy and protein before hitting the weights, munching on one of these will give you what you're looking for. You're in the middle of a training session, and you start to feel a little drained, eat one of these bars, and you'll be good to go. Do you need a snack to get you through until dinner? Grab a Clif Bar you'll be good to go.

Make sure you're watching how many of them you're eating. It can be easy to go overboard I meet multiple bars. If you're trying to watch your calories in versus calories out for a weight loss plan, make sure that you're not doing that. It gets too easy to consume too many calories in one sitting.


Customers absolutely love the taste of these energy bars. Sometimes you find things that are supposed to be right for you and you try them out. After you take about you realize that they have no taste at all, thankfully that isn't a problem you'll have with these. They are packed full of flavor. Just because they're healthy doesn't mean they have to be disgusting.

Everybody has different taste when it comes to the food they eat. You're going to find some customers who loved one flavor of these bars but hate the other ones. It's really hard to please everybody when it comes to taste — however, a majority of the consumers who have tried it have loved it.

Overall, the Clif Bar Energy Bars have a phenomenal taste that customers rave about.


One of the things that customers absolutely love about this product is the sheer number of flavors they have to choose from. There are so many. Sometimes it's hard to pick a favorite. If you don't know which one that you like the best, or you want to simply have a variety on hand, you can always choose one of the many different varieties of packs. They'll come with a couple of different flavors, so you can pick and choose what you want when you want it.

The Clif Bar Energy Bar Are available in white chocolate macadamia nut, spiced pumpkin pie, Sierra Trail Mix, peanut toffee Buzz, oatmeal raisin Walnut, nuts and seeds, iced gingerbread, crunchy peanut butter, cool mint chocolate, coconut chocolate chip, chocolate chip peanut crunch, chocolate chip, peppermint bark, chocolate brownie, chocolate almond fudge, peanut butter and honey with sea salt, dark chocolate almond with sea salt, chocolate chunk with sea salt, carrot cake, caramel toffee with sea salt flavor, blueberry crisp, berry pomegranate chai, apricot, or peanut butter banana with dark chocolate.

Yes, that is a whole lot of flavors. Don't let the amount overwhelm you though. As mentioned previously you can purchase them in variety packs so you can pick and choose what you want to eat until you figure out your favorites. They offer a peanut lovers variety pack, sweet and salty variety pack, chocolate lovers variety pack, best sellers value pack, the trial pack, seasonal flavor variety pack, and an everyday energy pack.

There are so many choices, but no wrong answers. You can pick what you want and how many of them you wish for a quick and delicious snack.

Size Options

There are a variety of different sizes that you can choose from when you are placing your order. Maybe you want to pick up just a small box to try it out, or do you know what you love and want to buy in bulk, then you can. Sometimes you're able to find these bars sold individually, so you can just pick up one or two as you need to. Additionally, you can generally purchase them online in 12, 16, 18, and 24 packs. The pack sizes are going to depend on the flavors that you're ordering. Keep in mind that you can purchase all of one flavor or a variety pack containing multiple flavors.


Since there are so many different flavor options, it's hard to list each and every ingredient used. The different flavors are going to have a diverse list of ingredients. You'll want to make sure to take a peek on to the back of whichever one you choose, so you can see exactly what it is that you're putting into your body. That said every one of these energy bars features nutritious and organic ingredients, so you aren't putting a lot of extra junk in your body.

Some of the more popular ingredients that you're going to find In These Bars include organic brown rice syrup, soy protein isolate, organic rolled oats, organic roasted soybeans, organic cane syrup, rice flour, organic cane sugar, and organic oat fiber, organic almonds, cocoa butter, cinnamon, sea salt, raisins, dried pumpkin, nutmeg, sunflower seed butter, organic pumpkin seeds, organic peanut butter, barley malt extract, sunflower oil, organic soy flour, organic high-oleic sunflower oil, alkalized cocoa, organic cocoa butter, green tea extract, unsweetened chocolate, soy lecithin, baking soda, organic banana powder, dried bananas, and mixed tocopherols (antioxidants).

Again, these aren't all of the ingredients that you will find in your snack bars, make sure to check out the nutrition information and ingredients list for the bar that you are going to be purchasing. Every flavor has a different set of ingredients that you should be aware of.

Vitamins and Minerals

The Clif Bar Energy Bar are chock-full of vitamins and minerals to help keep you going throughout the day. Of course, since there are a plethora of flavor options, you're going to have different nutritional values for each variety. Make sure you're taking a look at the nutritional facts for your particular flavor, so you know what it is that you're consuming.

Some of the significant vitamin and minerals you are going to find in this product include (but aren't limited to) magnesium oxide, dicalcium phosphate, dl-alpha tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E), ergocalciferol (vitamin D2), beta carotene (vitamin A), niacinamide (vitamin B3), ascorbic acid (vitamin C), thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), and cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12).

Again, make sure to check each individual flavor that you choose so you can see the exact nutritional value.


Unlike some of the competitor's energy bars, one whole Clif Bar Energy Bar is equal to one serving. Sometimes companies try to fool customers by making one granola bar into two servings. It makes it look like they have fewer calories than they actually do. You're not going to get that with this product. Everything is pretty straightforward. One bar is one serving, and that's it.

Since you don't have to worry about breaking the bar up only to eat one serving, life gets so much easier. If you're tracking your calories and don't want to go overboard oh, there's going to be less confusion knowing that you can eat a whole bar and be me suitable.

Food Allergens

If you have sensitivities to certain types of food, you might want to note that these products may contain something that you are allergic to and should stay away from.

Most of these products contain almonds, macadamia nuts, peanuts, and other tree nuts. Additionally, they may contain or come into contact with foods that contain milk, soy, wheat, and nut shell fragments


The Clif Bar Energy Bar is packed full of carbohydrates. Depending on the flavor you choose you're going to receive between 40 and 47 grams of carbs per bar. Don't let that number scare you away though. Over 66% of these carbohydrates are complex carbs that are designed to give you long-lasting endurance while you're on-the-go. This is why so many people love eating these before heading to the gym or going out for a long run. It helps keep them going.

Unfortunately, if you are trying to stay away from carbohydrates or if you are doing some of the low carb diets such as keto, then this bar is going to be a No-No. However, if you weren't worried about how many carbs are putting into your body and you're looking for the good ones, then snacking on one of these is perfect.


The Clif Bar Energy Bar is an amazing deal. The low-cost snack is loaded with so many organic and natural ingredients and packed full of the nutrients that you need to keep it going. Customers can appreciate the budget-friendly cost of the snack. You don't want to have to spend too much money on a product that you're going to munch on while you're at the gym. Thankfully, with this product, you don't have to.

If you're approaching a single bar, you're not going to be spending a lot of money. However, if you're buying in bulk, you're going to be spending even less per bar. As with most items, the more you purchase at once, the cheaper the cost per item is going to be. This snack is no different.

Bottom Line

If you're looking for a little pick-me-up during your workout or you need something to help sustain you until you're ready for a meal, then grabbing a quick snack like the Clif Bar Energy Bar will work wonders for you. This little energy bar is packed full of nutritional value that can help boost your energy and keep it going.

There are a plethora of flavor options that you can choose from. Regardless of what you decide to go with, customers stated that the taste is amazing. You don't have to worry about Bland and tasteless snacks when you're eating one of these.

What is the best part? It's affordable, if you're on a budget don't worry. You can purchase these bars singly or in large boxes, depending on the amount of money that you want to spend and how much you want to stock up.