Delicious Mix-and-Match Protein Cookies

When baking protein cookies, you don’t have to stick to one particular recipe or topping. You can customize them to your taste and more something more delicious than the store-bought options. This cookie has more than 6 grams of protein, which is the same as you will find in one egg. 

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First, choose between Vanilla or Chocolate Cookie base.

Cookie Dough Recipe

Ingredients

  • ½ cup protein powder
  • ¾ cup oat flour
  • 1 ¼ cups almond meal
  • ½ tsp baking sode
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ stick melted butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ white sugar
  • ¼ almond butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For chocolate cookies, add ½ cup processed cocoa powder.

Instructions:

Sift together the protein powder, oat flour and almond meal with the baking soda and salt (add the cocoa powder now if you want chocolate cookies). In another bowl mix together the melted butter, brown and white sugar and almond butter. Whisk in the eggs one at a time and then the vanilla extract.

Add the flour mixture and mix everything together.

Now it gets fun. Add any additions you want—nuts, sweet, crunchy or chewy. Don’t exceed 2 ½ cups in total. You can add pretzels, peanuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pistachios, sunflower seeds, almonds, cashews or sesame seeds. Dried Cherries or apricots, goji berries or raisins. For some sweetness, you can add some chocolate chips, freeze-dried strawberries, coconut flakes or banana chips.

Fold in your additions and let the dough sit to hydrate, covered with plastic wrap at room temperature for 10 minutes.

Scoop ¼ cup of the dough on parchment paper and bake at 350°F for 10 minutes.  Rotate the tray and bake for about another 3 minutes. Leave to cool and eat!