Get ready for holiday cookie swaps with these snow-dusted treats. The pairing of chocolate protein and cocoa powder means pure chocolate goodness! No one will know they’re rich in protein (a whopping 5 grams per cookie!). Plus, these crinkle cookies are sweetened with coconut sugar for more flavor and less damage. Who says the holidays can’t be yummy and healthy?
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
If you want to go completely clean with these puppies, skip the powdered sugar. But mark my words, you will miss it!
Nutritional profile: Making a batch of 2 dozen, these come to 126 calories per cookie with 5 grams of protein and only 7 grams of sugar!
3 scoops chocolate protein powder
1 cup oat flour
3/4 cup cocoa powder
2/3 cup coconut sugar
1/2 cup coconut oil at room temperature
1/4 cup almond milk
1 tsp. baking powder
Powdered sugar for coating
1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well.
2. The batter should be thick enough to roll into balls. If not, add more flour or more protein.
3. Roll the balls into powdered sugar.
4. Bake for 8 – 10 minutes at 350 degrees F.
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