Vanilla Cake Batter Protein Cookies

These fun cookies are jam packed with yummy and healthy whey protein! Although the sprinkles are optional, just go ahead and add me. And have a party :) These cookies only have 1g of sugar - but you'd never know it. Enjoy!

1/3 cup oat flour
¼ cup xylitol (or sweetener of choice)
1 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
¼ cup cashew butter
½ cup plain greek yogurt
2 egg whites
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon butter extract
Optional: Sprinkles


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.  

2. Add cashew butter, greek yogurt, egg whites, and extracts to a mixing bowl and whisk together.

3. Add protein powder, oat flour, xylitol, baking powder, and salt to the same mixing bowl and stir mixture together until well combined.

4. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of cookie dough onto sheet pan until 16 cookies are made. Top with sprinkles, if desired.

5. Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes. Let cool and enjoy!

Makes 16 servings
1 serving is one cookie without sprinkles

Macros for 1 serving
60 calories, 5.3g protein, 6.2g carbs, 2.2g fat, 1g sugar, 0.5g fiber

Nicolette’s Tips
* Use a mini ice-cream scooper to drop cookie dough onto the sheet pan before baking. This helps ensure each cookie is the same size.
* You can substitute cashew butter with almond butter or unsalted tahini.  

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