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Muscle-building Dessert: Cookie Dough Protein Bites

Ball up a delicious high-protein treat with this tasty recipe.

Muscle-building Dessert: Cookie Dough Protein Bites
The Washington Post / Contributor / Getty
The Washington Post / Contributor / Getty

Get the sinful taste of raw cookie dough without the fear of contracting salmonella (and belly fat) with this no-bake, high-protein cookie dough bites recipe. It yields five servings, with 10g of protein per serving.

Cookie Dough Protein Bites Servings: 5
Prep time: 10
You'll need
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1/4 cup Justin's Maple Almond Butter
  • 2 tbsp mini dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Optional unsweetened, protein-fortified almond milk... add by the tsp if the mix isn't moist enough

Check out these 7 delicious protein-rich recipes for more healthy desserts. 

Directions 
1. Combine all the ingredients and roll the mixture into bite-size balls.
2. For best results, chill the dough in the refrigerator prior to devouring.
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