Protein Gingerbread Men Cookie Recipe

Protein Gingerbread Men Cookie Recipe
Get festive for the holidays and hit your macros at the same time! These high protein gingerbread cookies are not only fun & festive, but also healthy!
Prep Time
~50 minutes
Cook Time
~10 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 8
  • 203
  • 8
    g
  • 16
    g
  • 13
    g
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • 1 ⅓ cup almond flour (not almond meal)
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 large egg
  • Flour, as needed for rolling surface and rolling pin
  • Decorations, optional

Cooking Instructions

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
  2. Whisk together molasses, coconut oil and egg.
  3. Combine wet and dry ingredients.
  4. Place dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to chill.
  5. After 30 minutes, remove your dough. Flour your rolling surface and rolling pin very well.
  6. Roll dough to about ½ in thick.
  7. Cut into desired shape with cookie cutter.
  8. Place cookies on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  9. Place cookie sheet in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  10. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  11. Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes (for large cookies) or 6-8 minutes (for small cookies) or until golden.
  12. Decorate as desired.

Notes:

Can be made into 16 small cookies if desired. Macros for small cookies (undecorated) are 102cals, 4g protein, 8g carbohydrates, and 7g of fat.

Serving Suggestions

Makes 8 servings.

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Sarah Kesseli is a food, nutrition and health expert and Muscle & Strength's own Resident Chef and Recipe Developer!

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