Healthy Recipes

Figure Competitor Judy Weichman's Chocolate Protein Cookies

Need a snack that won't hurt your gains? Try this.

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Chocolate Cookies
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Calories 165
Protein 9g
Fat 10g
Carbs 11g
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Let's be real here: Just because you spend hours at the gym doesn't mean you don't enjoy cookies. However, a little treat doesn't need to be terrible for you. Try these protein-packed cookies courtesy of figure competitor Judy Weichmann.

Chocolate Protein Cookies
You'll need
  • 4 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 1 ⅓ cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • Handful of dairy-free semisweet chocolate chips (such as Enjoy Life Foods)
Directions 
1. Mix all ingredients together. Shape mix into small balls, and flatten.
2. Bake at 350° for 5 to 6 minutes in preheated oven. Remove from oven before completely done.
3. Refrigerate cookies after cooled.
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