Healthy Protein Cookies

Healthy Protein Cookies

Wholesome Lee
No protein powders! With a secret ingredient that gives you a delicious soft cookie!
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Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups oat flour blend oats in a blender/ food processor until it forms a fine flour
  • 1 can chickpeas drained & rinsed
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2/3 cup natural peanut butter OR nut/seed butter of choice
  • 1/2 +2 Tbsp cup granulated unrefined sugar of choice coconut sugar, xylitol, raw sugar etc.
  • 2/3 cup nut butter of choice OR seed butter OR grass fed butter OR coconut oil
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract or powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

SMASHED CHOCOLATE

  • -Use natural peanut butter
  • -1/4-1/2 cup dark chocolate chunks to stir into the batter OR place on top

TOASTED SESAME

  • -Use tahini INSTEAD of nut butter
  • – Optional: 1/4 cup sesame seeds to place on top of cookies

ALMOND CRUNCH

  • -Use almond butter
  • -Add 1/4 cup crushed almonds

SALTED CARAMEL

  • -Use cashew butter
  • -add 1/4 cup chopped medjool dates

RAISON

  • -Add 1/4-1/2 cup raisons to batter

CINNAMON

  • – Add 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
  • -Add1-2 tsps cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius. Line and grease a roasting tray.
  • Place the chickpeas in a food processor and blend until smooth. Place all other ingredients EXCEPT chocolate chips/crushed almonds/raisons/medjool dates ( if using any of these) inside and combine well.
  • Stir through the chocolate chips etc. with a spoon. Roll mixture into balls and place on the tray. Press down using fork forming a cookie shape
  • Bake in the oven until golden brown ( takes between 11-15 mins). I like mine slightly underdone in the middle, so my advice would be to bake it for 11 mins, then if you prefer them a little more done bake for an extra few mins.
  • Allow to cool slightly before storing!
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