Yes, you can have chunks of chocolate without becoming a chunky monkey. Just be smart about your indulgence. What to look for in a guilt-free, chocolate chip cookie: chunks of dark chocolate (not that wimpy-tasting milk stuff), pure and alcohol-free vanilla flavoring, monounsaturated fats and significant fiber and protein to reduce the sugar-bomb effect. With the right ingredients on hand, you’ll have these too-good-to-be-true treats ready in 10 minutes.
Chocolate Chunk Protein Cookies
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together until it’s a dough-like consistency.
Add 1 cup dark chocolate chips.
Form the dough into balls and place on a greased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 F for 8-10 minutes.
Jasmine Schmalhaus, “JazzyThings,” has a passion for cooking and baking. She loves experimenting in the kitchen and then sharing her “jazzy creations” with others. JazzyThings emphasizes you do not have to sacrifice flavor or efficiency when eating healthy and strives to create recipes that inspire creativity for others in the kitchen. Visit her website at www.thejazzythi