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High Protein Vanilla Cake Batter Cookies


High Protein Vanilla Cake Batter Cookies

If you're on the lookout for a delicious and nutritious treat that aligns with your fitness goals, look no further than these High Protein Vanilla Cake Batter Cookies. Perfect for a post-workout snack or a guilt-free dessert, these cookies are loaded with protein and have a balanced macro profile to keep you energized and satisfied.


Ingredients

Cookie Base:

  • 1/4 cup oat flour (30g)

  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein (30g)

  • 1 scoop casein protein (30g)

  • Note: You can also use a protein powder blend of whey and casein.(60 g)

  • 1/4 cup sugar alternative sweetener

  • 2 tbsp coconut or almond flour (15g)

  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • Pinch of salt

  • 3/4 cup fat-free Greek yogurt (165g)

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tbsp melted light butter

  • 1/2 tsp cake batter extract

Icing:

  • 3/4 cup fat-free Greek yogurt (165g)

  • 3/4 cup sugar alternative powdered sweetener

  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein (30g)

  • 2 tbsp whipped cream cheese (20g)

  • 1 tbsp sugar-free vanilla pudding mix (10g)

Instructions

Preheat the Oven:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (177°C).

Mix Dry Ingredients:

  • In a large bowl, combine the oat flour, whey protein, casein protein, sugar alternative, coconut or almond flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.

Add Wet Ingredients:

  • Add the Greek yogurt, egg, melted light butter, and cake batter extract to the dry ingredients. Stir until a smooth batter forms.

Bake the Cookies:

  • Drop spoonfuls of the batter onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Shape each spoonful into a cookie shape. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

Cool the Cookies:

  • Let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for about 20 minutes.

Prepare the Icing:

  • While the cookies are cooling, prepare the icing. In a medium bowl, mix the Greek yogurt, sugar alternative powdered sweetener, whey protein, whipped cream cheese, and sugar-free vanilla pudding mix until smooth.

Ice the Cookies:

  • Once the cookies have cooled, spread a generous amount of icing on each one.


Nutritional Information

Each cookie (Recipe made 7 for us)  provides approximately:

  • 164 calories

  • 6g fat

  • 9g carbs

  • 17g protein


Tips for Success

  • Customize Your Flavor: Feel free to experiment with different flavors of protein powder or extracts to match your taste preferences.

  • Storage: Store these cookies in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week. They can also be frozen for longer storage.

  • Serving Suggestion: Enjoy these cookies as a quick breakfast on the go, a mid-afternoon snack, or a dessert after dinner.

These Protein-Packed Vanilla Cake Batter Cookies are a delightful way to satisfy your sweet tooth while sticking to your dietary goals. High in protein and low in carbs, they make the perfect treat for fitness enthusiasts and anyone looking for a healthier dessert option. Enjoy baking and indulging in these scrumptious cookies!


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