Quest Nutrition Double Chocolate Frosting Protein Cookies

Quest Nutrition Double Chocolate Frosting Protein Cookies



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These charming Double Chocolate Frosting Cookies by @proteincakery has 11g of protein per cookie. Did we say double chocolate? Just thought we should mention it again. 😉

Prep time:  20 mins

Cook time:  12 mins

Total time:  32 mins

Ingredients

Cookies:

  • 1 cup Quest Protein Powder (chocolate or multi-purpose) (84g)
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder (optional if using chocolate powder) (11g)
  • ¼ cup coconut flour (28g)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder (5ml)
  • two pinches of sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons erythritol (12g)
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted (56g or 60ml)
  • ⅓ cup almond-coconut milk (80ml)

Frosting (filling):

  • ½ cup Quest Protein Powder (chocolate or multi-purpose) (42g)
  • 1 avocado (about 1 cup, 150g)
  • 2 – 3 tablespoons cacao powder (2 if using chocolate powder, 3 if using multi-purpose) (11g)
  • 1 tablespoon date sugar (9g)

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 325F (163C).

2. Combine all the dry ingredients: protein powder, cacao, coconut flour, baking powder, salt, erythritol.

3. Mix in the coconut oil and almond-coconut milk. You may need to use your hands to be sure the dough is well combined.

4. Roll the dough on parchment paper, and cut 20 circular cookies using a cookie cutter. Or, roll the dough into 20 balls, and flatten each in your hand.

5. Place cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet, and bake for 10-12 minutes until firm.

6. Remove cookies from oven, and let cool.

7. Meanwhile, place frosting ingredients in a blender or food processor. Process until smooth.

8. Make cookie sandwiches by spooning frosting between two cookies.

9. Enjoy! Store extras in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Info Per Cookie (Yields: 10):

Calories: 140. Net carbs: 3g. Fat: 8g. Protein: 11g.

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