Protein Bars Recipe

Looking for an easy Protein Bars recipe? Learn how to make Protein Bars using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by aoi_tsuki

Makes 24 servings



To make cheap oat bran, blend oatmeal in a food processor or blender until fine. Recipe courtesy Alton Brown, 2005 Makes 24 2-inch bars

Recipe Ingredients for Protein Bars

4 ounces of GNC whey protein powder
3 ounces oat bran
2 3/4 ounces whole-wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
3 ounces raisins
2 1/2 ounces dried cherries
3 ounces dried blueberries
2 1/2 ounces dried apricots
12 3/10 ounce soft silken tofu
1/2 cup apple juice, unfiltered
2 ounces splenda brown sugar blend
1/2 cup of egg beaters
2/3 cup peanut butter

Recipe Directions for Protein Bars

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

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the protein powder, oat bran, wheat flour, 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.

  6. Add the apple juice, brown sugar, egg beaters, and peanut butter, 1 at a time, and whisk to combine after each addition.

  7. Add this to the protein powder mixture and stir well to combine.

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

  9. Remove from the oven and cool completely before cutting into squares.

  10. Cut into squares and store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 58.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
123
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
114mg
5%
Potassium
172mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
14.5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
6.3g
Protein
7.4g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* 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+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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