Alton Brown's Protein Bars Recipe

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Submitted by brant000

Makes 24 servings



Original recipe substituting applesauce for juice, whey protein instead of soy, and Splenda brown sugar for regular, per most food network reader comments.

Recipe Ingredients for Alton Brown's Protein Bars

4 oz whey protein powder
2 1/4 oz oat bran
2 3/4 oz whole wheat flour
3/4 oz wheat germ
1/2 tsp kosher salt
3 oz raisins
2 1/2 oz dried cherries
3 oz dried blueberries
2 1/2 oz dried apricots
12 3/10 oz soft silken tofu
1/2 c applesauce
4 oz splenda brown sugar
2 eggs
2/3 c natural peanut butter

Recipe Directions for Alton Brown's Protein Bars

  1. Line the bottom of a 13 by 9-inch glass baking dish with parchment paper and lightly coat with canola oil. Set aside.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the protein powder, oat bran, wheat flour, wheat germ, and salt. Set aside.

  4. Coarsely chop the raisins, dried cherries, blueberries and apricots and place in a small bowl and set aside.

  5. In a third mixing bowl, whisk the tofu until smooth. Add the apple juice, brown sugar, eggs, and peanut butter, 1 at a time, and whisk to combine after each addition.

  6. Add this to the protein powder mixture and stir well to combine. Fold in the dried fruit.

  7. Spread evenly in the prepared baking dish and bake in the oven for 35 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 205 degrees F.

  8. Remove from the oven and cool completely before cutting into squares. Cut into squares and store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 59.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
141
Calories from Fat
44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
86mg
4%
Potassium
117mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
16.1g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
9.4g
Protein
7.6g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
    Bad points
  • High in sugar
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