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

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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.



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)



  • 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


  • 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)


  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.