Birthday Cake Protein Cookies

Eating these soft-baked, chewy, delicious cookies is like taking a bite out of a sprinkle-filled cake: *and* they’re packed with protein (19g per cookie, to be exact)!

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Makes 4 large protein cookies

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup vital wheat gluten
  • 60 grams (2 scoops) vegan vanilla protein (we used Leanfit CompleteGreen Protein)
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 corn starch egg (1 tbsp corn starch + 3 tbsp water)
  • 4 tsp melted vegan butter (we used Earth Balance)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 4 tsp sprinkles + 2 tsp sprinkles to top (or less, if you choose :) )
  1. Combine flour, vital wheat gluten, protein, sugar, baking powder, and salt into a medium-sized mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Add in the almond milk, corn starch egg, vegan butter, vanilla extract, and molasses. Mix with a spatula until the dough is workable with hands.
  3. After mixing the dough, add in 4 tsp of sprinkles and continue kneading the dough.
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions, flatten, and round (into cookie shapes). Place on the baking sheet.
  6. Using your finger, dab and wet each cookie top with water.
  7. Place (and partially press in) 1/2 tsp of sprinkles onto each cookie.
  8. Refrigerate for 15 minutes. You can now preheat the oven to 350 F.
  9. Bake for 22-24 minutes.
  10. Let the cookies cool for 5 minutes- and enjoy!

These tasty, protein-rich cookies are out-of-this-world-delicious!! Soft, crumbly, and covered in sprinkles: beware, these go quickly ;).

Each cookie is very satiable and can serve one or two people.
Calories: 338
Protein: 19g
Carbs: 50g
Fat: 6g