Protein Sugar Cookies


It’s Koncour Christmas Day 2!

We usually go to the gym after Jessie gets home from work around 5:30 PM and by then we are starving! So for the past couple of months we have been trying out different pre-workout snacks. I have made a variety of things such as birthday cake protein Rice Krispie treats and vanilla protein donuts. We like trying healthified versions of our favourite guilty treats. Lately, we have been craving those super soft frosted sugar cookies with sprinkles. They are soooooo good! That’s the inspiration for our pre-workout snack this week. Protein Sugar Cookies!

Recipe:

Cookies:

  • 1 cup Almond flour
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Flour
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder, I used PerfectSports Diesel
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Truvia or sweetener of choice
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup softened light butter or margarine
  • pinch of salt (optional)

Icing:

  • 2 tbsp erythritol powdered sugar, I used Swerve
  • 2 tbsp regular powdered sugar
  • 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tbps softened Greek yogurt cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp fat free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Christmas sprinkles

Combine flours, protein powder and baking powder in a bowl, then set aside.

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Cream together softened butter and sweetener until well blended with an electric mixer. Add in egg and vanilla extract then blend on high.

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Add in the dry mixture and stir until a dough is formed. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill the dough for half an hour.

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Preheat oven to 325. Scoop a heaping tablespoon full of dough and roll into a ball. Place on a greased baking sheet.

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Spray the bottom of a glass cup with cooking spray, then use it to flatten the dough balls. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes, then cool to room temperature.

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For the icing, mix all ingredients together with an electric mixer until smooth. Chill in the fridge until cookies have cooled off. Beat the icing with mixer again to make it more fluffy.

Frost the cookies with desired amount of icing and then top with sprinkles.

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100 Calories       8C/5F/8P

Jessie, the official taste tester, approves!
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We hope December has been off to a great start for you!

 

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