Protein Cookies Recipe (LOW CALORIE)

protein cookies recipe

This Low Calorie Protein Cookies Recipe is just 71 calories, vegan, gluten-free, and so easy to make!

You’ll love these chocolate chip protein cookies! They are a great healthy dessert or snack, and you can make them in just 15 minutes (including prep time!)

protein cookies recipe

Making cookies with protein powder is a great way to make your favorite treat healthy and low in carbs and sugar (these are low in both!) And with this healthy protein cookie recipe, you’ll feel good about enjoying cookies again.

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Below we will review how to make these vegan, gluten-free, high protein cookies in no time… plus we will share some tips and tricks to making the best protein cookies.

This Low Calorie Protein Cookies Recipe is just 71 calories, vegan, gluten-free, and so easy to make!

Healthy Protein Cookies Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make a low calorie protein cookie recipe.

From a shopping list to a printable recipe card. You’ll find a nutrition label, plant based protein powder and so much more in the sections below.

To make these high protein cookies recipes easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read through them for helpful resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this protein chocolate chip cookie recipe to Pinterest so it is safely stored for you.

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Ingredients for Cookies with Protein Powder

To make these cookie recipes with protein powder vegan, be sure to choose a plant based protein powder (whey is not vegan!) And look for vegan chocolate chips (regular chocolate chips are made with milk.)

This protein powder cookie recipe is naturally gluten-free! And we supplied you with a homemade apple sauce recipe (it’s metabolism boosting) or you can purchase unsweetened apple sauce.

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Shopping List for Homemade Protein Cookies:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of these protein chocolate chip cookies you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for cookies with high protein can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make a cookie with protein powder…

How to Make Protein Cookies

Depending on the protein powder you use, you may need to add some moisture to your cookie recipe with protein powder.

You want a slightly sticky protein cookie batter, and you can add water in 1 tablespoon at a time until you reach the consistency you need.

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How to Make Low Calorie Protein Cookies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the coconut flour, protein powder, almond butter, applesauce and baking soda.
  3. Mix together until just combined, then fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Scoop 1 oz (2 tablespoon) balls of cookies form the batter and place on the prepared baking sheet, flattening gently with the palm of your hand.
  5. Bake for 10-13 minutes until lightly browned.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best protein cookie recipe…

Low Calorie Protein Cookies Recipe

Adding protein powder in cookies is a great way to boost nutrition and lower calories.

These 71 calorie cookies are easy to make, be sure to see the sections above to ensure you’re making vegan cookies (if that’s important to you.) And tips on adding moisture should you need it (because every protein powder is different).

protein cookies recipe

Protein Cookies (LOW CALORIE)

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These protein powder cookies are just 71 calories each, and thanks to the naturally sweet apple sauce, they are low sugar and low carb too!
We used (plant based) Orgain Protein Powder to make these protein cookies, but you could use your favorite protein powder.
Special Tip: Each protein powder scoop is a little different in size, so look at the back for grams per scoop or use 1/2 cup and 1 teaspoon to get to the 69 gram measurement.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 20 cookies
Calories 71 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl combine the coconut flour, protein powder, almond butter, applesauce and baking soda.
  • Mix together until just combined, then fold in chocolate chips.
  • Scoop 1 oz (2 tablespoon) balls of cookies form the batter and place on the prepared baking sheet, flattening gently with the palm of your hand.
  • Bake for 10-13 minutes until lightly browned.

Special Tip: To stop the protein cookie batter from sticking to your hand (when you flatten the cookies) lightly wet your hands with cold water.

    Notes

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1cookieCalories: 71kcalCarbohydrates: 5.3gProtein: 4.5gFat: 4.1gSaturated Fat: 0.6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 95mgPotassium: 16mgFiber: 1.7gSugar: 2.3gCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
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