Chocolate Protein Cookies
1 cup almond meal
½ cup brown rice flour
¼ cup chocolate whey protein isolate powder (available in our online store)
¼ teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
2 tablespoons almond butter
4 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
2 – 3 tablespoons milk, as needed
Preheat your oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper. Place the almond meal, brown rice flour, chocolate protein, baking powder, and salt in a bowl and combine well. Mix in the coconut oil, almond butter, sweetener, vanilla extract and milk, and combine with your hands to make a dough. Using your hands, roll heaped tablespoons of the dough into round cookie shapes and place on the baking tray. Using a fork, gently press in the middle of each cookie. Bake in the oven for 14-18 minutes, or until the cookies are crisp on the outside. Let the cookies cool for 10 minutes, then enjoy!
Full credit for this one goes to Karen Kitto and Protein Supplies Australia. Check out the Protein Supplies Australia Products in our online store.
Nutrition information (per cookie): kilojoules 740, calories 177, protein 7g, fat 10g, saturated fat 3.5g, carbohydrate 14.5g, fibre 1g.
Please keep in mind cookies are an indulgence. Adding protein powder does not turn baked goods into something you should eat every day, but rather enjoy occasionally.
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