Protein Fruit Cookies

These protein-packed, guilt-free cookie balls will satisfy your sweet tooth without wrecking your diet.

Protein Fruit Cookies
 Courtesy of Renaissance Periodization

Craving cookies? These protein-packed, guilt-free alternatives will take care of it.

Nutrition (per 3 cookie balls)

Protein: 22g; fat: 20g; carbs: 35g

Recipe and photo courtesy of Lori Shaw, author of the Something Sweet e-cookbook.

Prep time

15 min.

  • ½ cup nut butter
  • 3 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1½ cups spelt flakes cereal
  • ½ cup drained tart cherries from a jar
  • Pinch of fine sea salt
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 2 Tbsp dried apricots
  • 2 Tbsp flaxseed meal
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • Coarse salt
  • 1½ Tbsp powdered peanuts

Process all ingredients (except powdered peanuts) together in your food processor.

Form into balls, then roll in powdered peanuts.

Store refrigerated.