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Gingerbread Protein Cookies

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eriBy Maria Moda

Soft, chewy gingerbread cookies are holiday staples. This year, we put a high protein twist on this classic by using XTEND Vanilla Ice Cream Pro as our base. Decorate them, put them under a tree, eat and enjoy.

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Dry Ingredients:

  • 1 scoop XTEND PRO Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup almond sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt

Wet Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1 large egg

Other:

  • Flour
  • Parchment paper Rolling pin
  • Gingerbread man cookie cutter
  • Cookie sheet
high protein gingerbread cookie recipe

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl combine dry ingredients and mix well.
  2. In a small bowl combine wet ingredients and mix well.
  3. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and combine until you form a dough. Start with a spoon and then use your hands.
  4. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  5. Flour a large piece of parchment paper and roll out the dough to about ¼” thick.
  6. Using cookie cutter, cut gingerbread man cookies and place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Place in refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  9. Bake about 7-10 minutes, until firm, depending on oven and size of the cookies.
  10. Optional: decorate as desired.

Macros

*These can be stored in ziplock bag or air tight container for up to 5 days. Makes 8 large cookies. Per cookie 148 calories, 43g protein, 20g carb, 6g fat.

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