Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

Forget meal replacement shakes. Meal replacement cookie is the real thing! You can have it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Each cookie contains exactly the amount of protein that is required to maximize muscle protein synthesis. Carbs and fat are kept reasonably low, so that you can even have it on a cutting diet.




-        150 g wheat flour

-        150 g pea protein powder

-        100 g crunchy peanut butter

-        ½ tsp. (2.5 g) baking powder

-        200 mg (1 mini scoop) sucralose (or any other no-calorie sweetener. However, you will need to readjust the amount)

-        20 g dark chocolate chips (or diced dark chocolate)

-        300 ml (1 1/3 cups) water



1.      Mix all dry ingredients except chocolate chips in a big bowl

2.      Add water and mix thoroughly until you obtain a dough-like texture

3.      Add chocolate chips and knead them into the dough

4.      Divide the dough into 5 equal parts (about 140 g each)

5.      Roll each part into ball and squeeze them to form cookies

6.      Place the cookies on a baking tray lined with baking paper

7.      Bake for 15-20 min at 180 C/ 350 F

Makes 5 cookies.

Approx. nutritional content for 1 cookie: 374 kcal/ 27 g carbs/ 32 g protein/ 15 g fat