Easy Protein Cookies
Let’s just say that there’s zero guilt in enjoying one of these wholesome chocolate chip cookies – preferably while it’s still warm out of the oven.
The chocolate chips recipe below is sweetened with stevia – which is a natural, zero-calorie sweetener and can be found at your local health food market. By using these stevia-sweetened chocolate chips we are able to remove all of the refined sugar from the cookies, giving you a sweet morsel to enjoy while staying on track with your fitness goals. And with only 5 ingredients these delicious cookies are super easy to make. Enjoy!
Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com
Here's what you need:
2 bananas, mashed
1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
½ cup vanilla protein powder
¼ cup almond butter OR peanut butter
¼ cup stevia-sweetened chocolate chips
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Form 12 golf ball-sized cookies out of the dough and press them onto the parchment paper.
3. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until golden. Best enjoyed while still warm!
One serving equals: 96 calories, 4g fat, 10mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 7g protein