Do you ever find yourself eating cookie dough piece by piece before you are able to bake it in the oven? If you answered yes, then this recipe is just what you need. Sweet treats like these are typically taboo if you're on a diet. Luckily, we've found a healthy alternative to traditional cookie dough that is low in calories and high in protein. If you prefer cookies that are baked, check out Smart for Life's protein cookies!

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SINGLE SERVING

Prep time: 3 minutes | Total time: 3 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder

  • 2 tablespoons powdered peanut butter (or 1 tablespoon of nut butter)

  • splash vanilla extract

  • 2-4 tablespoons almond milk

  • sweetener, to taste (such as stevia, depends if your protein powder is sweetened)

  • add-ins of your choice (recommended 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut and 1/2 square chopped dark chocolate)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine the protein powder and powdered peanut butter in a small bowl.

  2. Add the vanilla extract and almond milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until you reach a cookie dough consistency. It varies depending on the protein powder that you use.

  3. Add sweetener to taste, if desired.

  4. Mix in add-ins (chopped dark chocolate and shredded coconut)

  5. Roll dough into balls or simply indulge with a fork.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Serving size: whole recipe | Calories: 125 | Fat: 5.1 g | Net Carbs: 5 g | Protein: 20 g

Note: Nutritional information calculated with Sun Warrior protein, PB2, and no add-ins.

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