Chocolate protein cookies stand as a testament to this, merging the decadent allure of chocolate with the sustaining power of protein in a delightful homemade avatar.
These culinary delights, crafted lovingly in the confines of your kitchen, allow you to control the quality of ingredients, steering clear of preservatives and unwanted additives commonly found in store-bought varieties. Incorporating protein sources like almond butter, protein powder, or even legumes, these cookies can be a guilt-free indulgence that fuels your body while satiating your sweet tooth.
The richness of cocoa harmonizes with the robustness of protein, offering a balanced, nutrient-dense snack that can be enjoyed anytime. Moreover, the joy of baking these cookies at home adds a layer of warmth and personal touch, making each bite a testimony to healthful indulgence, embodying both flavour and nourishment in a harmonious symphony.
Chocolate protein cookies
What you need...
- 80 g Coconut oil, room temperature
- 120 g Coconut sugar
- 100 g Cashew butter
- 45 g Cacao powder
- 55 g Oat flour
- 25 g Chocolate whey protein or vegan protein
- Pinch of salt
- Preheat the oven to 360F (180C).
- Place the coconut oil, coconut sugar and cashew butter in a food processor or high-speed blender and blitz until smooth.
- Then, add the cacao powder, oat flour, whey, and salt, and blitz again until well combined.
- Prepare a baking tray lined with baking paper. Scoop out the dough with a spoon and create ten cookie shapes on the paper — bake in the oven for about 10 minutes.
- Take the cookies out of the oven to completely cool on the tray (about 20 mins) before touching them.
- They will be very delicate, so it is important to cool completely before enjoying.
- Optional: decorate with melted dark chocolate (not included in macro information).
- Meal prep (snack ready)
- Quick and easy
- Can become vegan