Ever have those mid week dessert cravings but looking for an easy and healthier fix than a slice of cake or cookie from Starbucks? How about a Cookie Dough Protein Ball?! Mix up what flavour of protein powder you use to make these little babies, and create new flavour combinations every time!
Cookie Dough Protein Balls (makes 12 servings):
1/2 cup of natural nut butter (we used peanut butter)
2 scoops of Bluestar Iso Smooth Vanilla Whey Protein Powder (or vegan substitute)
1/3 cup of coconut flour
1.5 tbsp honey (or maple syrup)
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp cinnamon
4 tbsp unsweetened vanilla almond milk (added 1 tbsp at a time)
2 tbsp mini dark chocolate chips (or use a dairy free alternative)
*you could make this a chocolate cookie dough base by substituting chocolate protein powder and chocolate unsweetened almond milk too!*
1) Combine the nut butter, protein, coconut flour, vanilla, honey and cinnamon in a bowl. Add in the almond milk 1 tbsp at a time making sure the mixture just comes together but isn’t wet or runny. The mixture should be a texture where you can easily mould into balls. Add in the chocolate chips.
2) Make into tablespoon sized balls with your hands and put in the fridge to harden slightly. Serve as is and refrigerate for up to 1 week.
Macronutrient Breakdown (per ball):