Peanut Butter, Chocolate & Coconut Protein Cookie

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I’m sorry. I just couldn’t help myself. After diving head-first into the wonderful world of protein bars, I had to try out a protein cookie.

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Because, as we all know, cookies>bars.

Always.

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Anyway, this thing is deliciously filling and just sweet enough to satisfy a chocolate craving. You’ll also get the protein, fibre, and fat to replace a meal – just prep the night before for a deliciously decadent breakfast! Or morning tea . . .

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This recipe can be gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free, dairy-free, vegan, and low-carb.

Serves 1

Preparation time: 5 minutes (plus freezing)

Cooking time: 30 seconds

Ingredients:

– 1 Tablespoon coconut oil

– 1 Tablespoon peanut butter

– 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder

– 1 small scoop (15 grams) vanilla protein powder of choice

– 1 Tablespoon desiccated coconut

– stevia, to taste (I omitted as my protein powder was sweetened)

– cacao nibs and extra coconut, to sprinkle

Method:

1. Microwave together the coconut oil and peanut butter in a small, microwave-safe bowl until just melted. Add the remaining ingredients (except cacao nibs/ extra coconut) and stir together well.

2. Form into a large cookie and sprinkle with the nibs and coconut. Freeze until solid, and enjoy! 🙂

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