Dessert, Food

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Protein Cookies

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These peanut butter oatmeal protein cookies strike the right balance between sweet and salty and pack the nutritional benefit of a post-workout snack

Here’s a spin on a classic we all know and love “peanut butter blossoms” without all the guilt.  High in protein and low in fat – enjoy two of these decadent cookies for just under 300 calories.  Want a lighter cookie – try replacing the whole eggs for egg whites.  You can also opt to sweeten these up a bit more by adding your favorite sweetener.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Protein Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
11 mins
Total Time
21 mins
 

A healthy spin on a classic recipe - these cookies strike the perfect balance between sweet and salty and pack all the nutritional benefits of a post-workout snack. High in protein and low in fat, indulge without all the guilt. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies
Servings: 12 cookies
Calories: 160 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 scoop chocolate weigh protein powder 30 (g)
  • 1/3 cup of plain rolled oats
  • 2 eggs (substitute egg whites if preferred for a lighter cookie)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Hershey Kisses
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350º

  2. In a large bowl combine the following: peanut butter, protein powder, oats, eggs and vanilla

  3. Mix all ingredients until combined and the texture becomes heavy and sticky (2-3 minutes)

  4. Roll dough into 2 inch diameter balls and place on an un-greased cookie sheet

  5. Using the backside of a fork press down on the cookie dough in a criss-cross pattern

  6. Bake for 9 minutes then remove and push 1 Hershey Kiss into each cookie place back into the oven and bake for 2 additional minutes

  7. Add your favorite sprinkles for a touch of holiday fun - Enjoy!

Recipe Video

 

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