Protein is an essential nutrient that plays a vital role in maintaining and repairing the body's tissues, as well as supporting the immune system and hormone production. Despite its importance, many people don't get enough protein in their diet, which can lead to various health problems.
There are plenty of ways to raise your protein intake but why make it boring and bland? Here is a tasty protein cookie recipe you can try today!
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup protein powder
- 1/2 cup nut butter of your choice
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the rolled oats, protein powder, baking powder, and salt.
- In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the almond butter, honey, egg, and vanilla extract.
- Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until everything is well combined.
- Drop spoonfuls of the dough onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Flatten the cookies slightly with the back of a spoon.
- Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes, or until they are golden brown.
- Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
Enjoy! You can also customize these cookies by adding in additional ingredients like chocolate chips, nuts, or dried fruit.