Protein snacks don’t have to be gross and flavorless. Just look at all of these crazy amazing cookies… How could you ever get bored living a healthy lifestyle when these exist!? Bake up some today!
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1. Chocolate Zucchini Protein Cookies
A chocolate treat full of hidden veggie nutrients! These protein cookies are soft and doughy with the perfect mix of sweet chocolate flavor. They make for a great post-workout snack to refuel your muscles or a healthy dessert.
2. Apple Cinnamon Protein Cookies
Six ingredients make up these Apple Cinnamon Protein Cookies to make a low fat & high protein snack, pre-workout meal, or healthy dessert.
3. Carrot Cake Protein Cookies
These Paleo Carrot Cake Protein Cookies are perfect for dessert or snacks on the go!
4. Lemon Poppy Seed Protein Cookies
Chewy cookies bursting with sunshiny lemon flavor! They’re gluten-free, lower carb, and packed with protein… But you’d never guess that with how sweet they taste!
5. Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Protein Cookies
These Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Protein Cookies are easy to make and so delicious! Melt-in-your-mouth kind of delicious. Seriously. Try them.
6. Super Soft Pumpkin Spice Protein Cookies
These paleo pumpkin spice protein cookies are soft, chewy and so tasty. Looking for the perfect fall treat? These are the ones. Protein-packed, easy to make and super healthy, these delicious snickerdoodle protein cookies are also paleo, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, flourless, grain-free and egg-free.
7. Coconut Oatmeal Protein Cookies
These Coconut Oatmeal Protein Cookies are packed with wholesome ingredients so you can enjoy dessert with less guilt. I love protein cookies as a snack because they give you great, prolonged energy and satisfy your sweet tooth at the same time.
8. High-Protein Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
These chocolate peanut butter cookies are a delicious, grain-free protein-filled cookie that are a perfect post-workout snack!
9. Collagen Protein Cookies with Coconut Flour
Though I adamantly speak against using protein snacks as meal replacements and using poor quality protein snacks in general, I too am a busy woman on the go and need a good grab and go snack every so often. So rather than constantly eat beef jerky for every need, I got a little creative and made AIP and paleo collagen protein cookies!
10. Cinnamon Chewy Protein Cookies
Chewy cinnamon coconut protein cookies that are delicious, easy & grain free, dairy free, gluten-free and egg-free, low in sugar and made with just 4 ingredients.
11. Chocolate Hazelnut Breakfast Protein Cookies
Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Breakfast Protein Cookies made with just a few simple Ingredients! These protein cookies are packed with real food nourishment! Hazelnuts, banana, plant protein, and dark chocolate. Vegan, flourless, and tastes like dessert. A chocolate protein cookie you’re totally allowed to eat for breakfast.
12. Oatmeal, Raisin, & Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies
I still can’t get over how terrific these oatmeal raisin chocolate chip protein cookies came out on the first try. I have made them a few times since the original batch, tweaking absolutely nothing because they are simply perfect.
13. Pumpkin Spice Protein Cookies
Guys, I’ll be the first to say it, these cookies ain’t pretty. I mean, really. Look at them. I had a really rough time trying to shoot them and make them glam for the blog. It just didn’t work out, sometimes you get an ugly duckling. I was pretty discouraged and wasn’t sure if I should share them. But I’m sharing them, oh yes I am. Because THEY ARE SO FREAKING GOOD. I made these nine cookies two days ago and they are gone. They are GONE.
14. Vanilla Protein Snack Cookies
One of the hardest parts of dieting and following an exercise plan is finding suitable snacks for when my sweet tooth strikes…and getting enough protein in my diet to fuel my workouts! I created this Vanilla Protein Snack Cookies recipe in hopes that I could come up with a better option for when my sweet tooth strikes – and it was a WIN!
15. Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies
I did it, I did it! I made chocolate chip protein cookies that taste just like grandma’s cookies! I kid you not… these are unbelievable! Everything from the classic flavors of “butter,” brown sugar, and vanilla, to the melty chocolate chips, to the soft and chewy middle to the crisp golden edges.
16. Lenny & Larry’s Chocolate Chip Copycat Cookie
Every single time I go on vacation, I come home and bake up a storm. I am not sure if it’s because I missed it so much or if I am anxious to try replicating everything I ate on vacation. Maybe it’s a little of both. But one thing is for sure….I LOVE to create recipes and I LOVE a challenge. It’s what I am passionate about! I want to study, do my detective work, and figure out how to create copycat recipes.
17. Coconut Cream Protein Cookies
The recipe is quite simple, and the cookies have great flavor and texture! It is also a quick recipe since we are using whey protein. Whey cookies tend to bake in about 5 minutes! Overbaking can cause them to be dry and rubbery, so it is important to take the cookies out of the oven as soon as they are firm.
18. 3-Ingredient Protein Cookies
An ideal way to use overripe bananas, these wholesome cookies mix up in a minute or two in a single bowl. They can be made with just bananas and oats, but an additional ingredient delivers filling protein and extra flavor. A variety of optional add-ins allows them to be customized according to personal preference.
19. Sweet Potato Protein Cookies
No protein powder required for these Sweet Potato Protein Cookies! They’re gluten-free, made with real food ingredients and packed with protein and fiber. Enjoy them for breakfast or an afternoon snack!
20. Strawberry Protein Cookies
These easy protein cookies were born out of a need for something to work out. You know those days when you have a giant list of things to do, and at the end of the busy day the list still looks about the same… yeah. I’ve been having many of those days lately! So I woke up early yesterday to make a new recipe for you, and… it didn’t work out. So I went back to basics, to this great, easy combination of ingredients. And your Very Strawberry Protein Cookies were born!
21. Snickerdoodle Protein Cookies
I know, it’s nowhere near Christmas… but when you accidentally create the perfect soft-baked snickerdoodle protein cookie, you can’t wait five long months to spread the joy. These cookies are soft, almost gooey in the middle, a little chewy, and crisp on the edges – just how I like my cookies! I am in love with that cinnamon sugar flavor, too. Did I mention each cookie is only 75 calories with 6g protein?
22. Peanut Butter Protein Cookies
These easy peanut butter protein cookies are flourless, only require 4 ingredients, and take less than 25 minutes to make! Each cookie contains 9 grams of protein and tastes just like a soft peanut butter cookie!