Ready in 45 minutes • Makes 38 servings
1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
2 cups whey protein powder
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 ½ cups low-fat small-curd cottage cheese
½ cup honey
¼ cup canola oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup rolled oats
½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
½ cup walnuts, chopped
1. Preheat oven to 175°C.
2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl and blend with a fork.
3. In a separate bowl, combine next 5 ingredients and whisk together with a fork, or use an electric mixer or food processor.
4. Add wet ingredients to dry and mix with a fork. Mix in oats, chocolate chips and walnuts.
5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto an oiled or parchment-paper-lined baking sheet. Bake 12 minutes until the cookies are slightly brown on top.
Nutrients per serving (2 cookies):
Total Fats: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 6 mg
Salt: 72 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 11 g
Dietary Fibre: 2 g
Sugars: 5 g
Protein: 7 g
Iron: 0 mg
BONUS: Chocolate chips will surely prevent any feelings of deprivation!
BEST EATEN: AS A MORNING OR PRE-WORKOUT SNACK.