Double Chocolate Protein Brownies


These milk chocolate protein brownies have white chocolate morsels in the batter and are topped with a white chocolate icing. Hints the name "double" chocolate. Enjoy!

Ingredients 

Chocolate Brownies
2 Tbsp. cacao powder
2 scoops chocolate protein powder
4 Tbsp. granulated stevia
½ cup cooked sweet potato, mashed
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 large egg
1 egg white
½ cup unsweetened almond milk
2 tsp. ground espresso

White Chocolate Icing
1 tsp. coconut oil, melted


Instructions

1.  Preheat oven to 350. Line an 8 x 8 baking pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.

2.  Stir together oats, coconut flour, ground espresso, protein powder, cacao powder, & stevia in a large mixing bowl. Add in the milk, sweet potato, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and eggs.  Blend together until well combined.

3.  Stir in white chocolate chips & mix together until everything is well combined. Pour mixture into the baking pan and smooth out with a spoon (Batter will be thick).

4.  Place pan in the oven and bake for 24-28 minutes. Let brownies cool for 30 minutes. Mix together icing ingredients and evenly pour on top of the brownies. Let icing harden then slice into 16 squares.

Makes 16 servings
1 serving is 1 square

Macros for 1 square:

126 calories, 5.9g protein, 12g carbs, 5g fiber, 6.3g fat, 2.4g sugar


Nicolette's Tips
* You may substitute cacao powder with unsweetened cocoa powder.
* You may substitute 1/2 cup cooked sweet potatoes with 1/4 - 1/3 cup canned pumpkin puree.
* You may substitute unsweetened almond milk with another milk of similar consistency. 



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