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Chocolate Frosted Cookies | High Protein Snack

By Faye Reid | In High Protein Snacks, Recipes | on March 14, 2017
Chocolate Frosted Cookies | High Protein Snack
12 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (73% score)

Created by Charlotte Helena


 

Chocolate frosted cookies are the perfect solution when you’re in need for a chocolate fix.

Packed with protein, chocolate and flavour, these cookies are guaranteed to be a hit!

Looking for an easy but delicious recipe to bake?

Myprotein has the healthy alternative answer!


Ingredients


For The Cookies:

45g Oats

✓ 50g Chocolate Impact Whey
✓ 3 Tbsp. Cashew Butter
✓ 3 Tbsp. Cacao Powder
✓ Handful Of Almonds– Roughly Chopped
✓ Handful Of Dark/Raw Chocolate- Roughly Chopped
✓ 1 1/2 Tbsp. Coconut Oil
✓ Almond Milk

For The Frosting:

✓ 2 Tbsp. Cashew Butter
✓ Heaped Tbsp Cacao Powder
✓ 2 Tbsp Honey/Agave/Maple Syrup


Method


#1 Preheat your oven to 180c and line a tray with baking paper.

#2 Add the protein powder, oats, cashew butter, cacao and coconut oil into a food processor and blend until everything is well combined.

#3 Add a splash of almond milk and blend again to create a sticky, dough-like mixture. You can always add in more nut butter or coconut oil if the ingredients
aren’t holding together.

#4 Stir through the chopped almonds and chocolate and mould the dough into small cookies. Place the cookies onto the baking tray and cook in the oven for around 11 minutes.

#5 Place the cookies onto the baking tray and cook in the oven for around 11 minutes. Transfer onto a wire wrack and allow to cool.

#6 Transfer onto a wire wrack and allow to cool.

#7 To make the frosting, mix the cashew butter, sweetener of choice and cacao powder until smooth and creamy.

#8 Add a dash of almond milk if needed, to create a thinner consistency.

#9 Spread the frosting over the cookies and garnish with some cacao nibs.


MACROS FOR CHOCOLATE COOKIES

Calories: 180        Protein: 10.1 g          Fat: 10 g          Carbs: 14.4 g               


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Chocolate Frosted Cookies | High Protein Snack
12 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (73% score)
  • Laura says:

    March 19, 2017 at 9:45 am - Reply

    Was hoping to make these cookies, however the ingredients do not include the amount of oats required?

    1. Faye Reid says:

      March 21, 2017 at 9:26 am - Reply

      This has now been amended Laura, apologies for any inconvenience!

  • Susanna says:

    March 19, 2017 at 10:50 am - Reply

    In the ingredients list there is no oat but in step 2 there is:
    #2 Add the protein powder, oats, cashew butter, cacao and coconut oil into a food processor and blend until everything is well combined.
    How much oat is needed?

    1. Faye Reid says:

      March 21, 2017 at 9:27 am - Reply

      This has now been amended Susanna. Happy baking!

  • Steven Smith says:

    March 19, 2017 at 3:33 pm - Reply

    The ingredient list doesn’t include the quantity of oats which are mentioned in the recipe.

    1. Faye Reid says:

      March 21, 2017 at 9:27 am - Reply

      This has now been amended Steven, happy baking!

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