Delight Your Holiday Guests With the Gift of Protein Christmas Tree Brownies

Delight Your Holiday Guests With the Gift of Protein Christmas Tree Brownies



There are all kinds of foods that come on sticks. Hot dogs…corn dogs…uhhh, kebab…okay, maybe only a few foods. But nowhere do you see people putting brownies on a stick, much less an edible one! That’s what we did for you. These soft & chewy brownies are the perfect holiday dessert for any gathering. The most fun is bringing them to a party and watching how fast they disappear. It’s a season of giving, after all.

NUTRITIONAL INFO

CHRISTMAS TREE BROWNIES

Yields: 12 cookies | Serving Size:  1 cookie

Calories: 220 | Protein: 14g  | Fat: 10g | Net Carb: 10

Total Carb: 23g | Fiber: 6g

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Cook Time: 12 | Total Time:  40 mins (Includes cooling time)

Ingredients

CHRISTMAS TREE BROWNIES

  • 2 Quest Double Chocolate Chunk Protein Bars
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 scoop Quest Chocolate Milkshake Protein Powder
  • 2 tbsp zero calorie sweetener
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 egg, large
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

ICING

  • 1 tbsp cocoa butter
  • 1 tbsp coconut butter, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder
  • 1 packet stevia
  • 3 gluten free pretzel sticks cut in half
  • Sprinkles for garnish (optional)

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a 6×6 inch pan with parchment paper both ways for easy removal.
  2. Break the protein bars in to pieces and place them on a microwave safe plate. Microwave pieces on high for 20 seconds. Remove pieces from microwave and let them completely cool.
  3. Place the cooled pieces into a food processor or NutriBullet and blend until fine crumbles form. Transfer to a mixing bowl
  4. Add the cocoa powder, protein powder, sweetener and salt and stir until combined. Add in the egg, melted chocolate, milk and vanilla and mix until a batter forms.
  5. Transfer to the prepared 6×6 inch pan and bake for 8-12 minutes. Let cool.
  6. Cut the cooled brownies into six triangles, insert pretzel sticks.
  7. Prepare your icing by melting the cocoa butter and coconut butter together in a microwave safe bowl until smooth.
  8. Add in the protein powder and stevia. Transfer to a piping bag and decorate the trees. Finish with sprinkles if desired.
  9. Eat your new dessert.

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