Maple Pecan Protein Cookies

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Chantelle Zakariasen
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Ingredients

1cup almond butter
1/2cup coconut oil
1whole egg
1 egg yolk
1/2teaspoon sea salt
1scoop (38g) high quality whey protein powder (grass-fed for Paleo)
3/4cup chopped pecans + extra for topping
1/2cup maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a stand mixer until smooth. Chill for 30 minutes and preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Prepare two baking sheets with parchment and drop 1 Tbs of dough at a time spaced an inch apart, press a pecan into the top of each cookie.
  3. Bake for 12-14 minutes until golden and allow to cool before transferring to a plate.

This recipe from Naked Cuisine for Honest Cooking was republished with permission. It originally appeared as Maple Pecan Paleo Protein Cookies.

Pecan Protein Cookie Recipe

Chantelle Zakariasen