You Can Make These Oatmeal Protein Cookies In 20 Minutes Flat
Jan 02, 2019
Here's a tasty blueberry lemon cookie recipe which is high in protein and vegan-friendly.
When healthy meets delicious
We all know by now that incorporating more protein into our diets and reducing our intake a processed sugars and starches is good for us, but we still want cookies! This recipe is one great way we can have our cookies and eat them, too, all the way to happier, healthier bodies.
How it works
This blueberry lemon oatmeal cookie recipe is packed with protein thanks to the addition of Greek yogurt and protein powder. Healthy fats are incorporated with almond flour. The sweetness of the cookies comes from honey or agave and fresh blueberries. When using agave, this recipe is also vegan-friendly!istockphotos.com/mchebby
These cookies will require the following:
- 1 cup of dry oats or 3/4 cup of oat flour
- 1 cup almond flour
- 1/4 cup protein powder (usually one scoop), unflavored or vanilla
- 1 cup of Greek yogurt, plain or vanilla
- 1/2 cup honey or agave syrup
- lemon zest from 1 lemon
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- non-stick cooking spray
- large baking sheet
- food processor
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
3. If using dry oats, add these to a food processor and pulse until the oats have a flour-like consistency. If using oat flour, skip this step.
4. Add all ingredients but the blueberries to the food processor. Process until the ingredients form a smooth batter.
5. Add blueberries to the food processor, pulse for one second 5 – 10 times
6. Spoon the batter onto the baking sheet to form 18 2” cookie rounds. Space the cookies to allow for spreading.
7. Place the baking sheet into the preheated oven. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the cookies have a lightly browned base
8. Give the cookies 3-5 minutes to cool before transferring to a cooling rack.
Cookies can be stored covered in the refrigerator for a week, or frozen for a month, and still taste fresh
This whole recipe has a total of approximately 1800 calories, 54g of fat, 261g of carbohydrates (of which 19g are fiber), 180g of sugar, and 108g of protein. Assuming you eat 2 cookies at a time, that translates to 200 calories, 6g of fat, 29 grams of carbs, 2 grams of fiber, 20g of sugar, and 12g of protein per serving.
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Let us know how this recipe works for you! And, if you love it, make sure to tell your friends how they can make protein-packed, vegan-friendly, super-delicious cookies, too!