What better way to start off Monday than with a healthy high protein chocolate chip cookie recipe? These cookies are based off of the #KimHoeltjeCookie recipe on Instagram and are quickly becoming a staple in my house (well, apartment).
I made these for my family over Thanksgiving and then again for my boyfriend this past weekend. No one can believe these are healthy! My family even did a taste test between real chocolate chip cookies (REAL meaning butter, sugar, white flour) and these healthy high protein chocolate chip cookies and they really couldn’t tell much of a difference. My mom did note “it just tastes like something is missing but I don’t know what that is”. Which is FINE by me because there is A LOT missing in terms of fat and simple carbohydrates and sugar and you can’t even notice. So without any more suspense here is the recipe. These are very macro-friendly and high in fiber too. Don’t forget to subscribe to Kim’s YouTube as well if you want to find more recipes like this!
High Protein Chocolate Chip Cookies
What you need:
1 scoop MTS Whey Vanilla protein powder
1/2 cup canned white beans (navy, garbanzo, etc)
1/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
3 T egg whites in carton
1 t vanilla extract
1/2 t baking powder
2 Tbsp mini chocolate chips
What to do:
1. Preheat oven to 350F.
2. Combine drained white beans, pumpkin, egg whites, and vanilla in blender and blend until smooth.
3. Empty into large bowl and stir in protein powder and baking powder.
4. Fold in chocolate chips.
5. Drop onto baking mat on cookie sheet and bake for 8 minutes. Do not overbake!
Macros for ENTIRE recipe: 382 calories, 9 grams fat, 46 grams carbohydrates, 35 grams protein
The macronutrients may change based on protein powders used as well or if you use less/more chocolate chips.
Make these tonight, I swear they are WORTH it!
Talk to you soon!