Quick and Easy No-Bake Peanut Butter Soy Protein Bars

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Total Time
2hrs 3mins
Prep
3 mins
Cook
2 hrs

These are high in protein, relatively low in calories, and made with wholesome ingredients. For a healthy dessert cookie, drizzle with melted chocolate chips.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 118.29 ml roasted soybeans (or soy nuts)
  • 236.59 ml brown crisp rice cereal or 236.59 ml Rice Krispies
  • 236.59 ml textured vegetable protein
  • 0.25 ml salt (but brings out flavor) (optional)
  • 78.07 ml peanut butter
  • 78.07 ml brown rice syrup
  • 29.58 ml sugar or 29.58 ml evaporated cane juice sugar (bulk bin) or 29.58 ml date sugar

Directions

  1. Line an 8 inch square pan with foil or parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.
  2. Place soybeans in a food processor and pulse to chop. Alternatively, you may leave them whole or crush them slightly in a bag.
  3. Combine soy beans, brown rice crisp cereal and TVP. Toss with salt.
  4. In a microwave-safe mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, brown rice syrup and evaporated cane juice (or sugar). Heat on high in microwave for 1 minute, stopping to stir halfway through.
  5. Dump crunchy soy mixture into peanut butter mixture and stir until well coated. Press mixture tightly into pan.
  6. Chill for at least 2 hours or until firm.
  7. Score into 8 bars.