These healthy, six-ingredient cookies from Eat The Gains feature the classic fall combination of apples and cinnamon, but they’re delicious year-round. Made with heart-healthy oats and protein powder, they feature 2 grams of filling fiber and 4 grams of protein for just 65 calories per serving. Plus, they’re ready in just 15 minutes and can easily be made ahead of time.
Apple Cinnamon Protein Cookies
- 1 1/2 cup (120g) old fashioned rolled oats
- 1/2 cup (122g) unsweetened apple sauce
- 1/2 cup (120ml) egg whites
- 2 scoops vanilla protein powder (such as Ka’Chava Vanilla Protein Powder)
- 1 medium (154g) apple, diced
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- Salt, to taste
Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir to combine. Using a tablespoon, scoop out a heaping scoop of the mixture and place on lined baking sheet. Press down and form into cookie shape if needed.
Bake for 10–12 minutes or until mixture is set. Let cool for a few minutes. Top with an additional sprinkle of cinnamon and enjoy.
Serves: 12 | Serving Size: 1 cookie
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 65; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 205mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 4g