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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Protein Cookies

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Protein Cookies

Sprout Living

 

These Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Protein Cookies are a delicious dessert snack that combines oats, dates, pumpkin puree and more with flavorful spices and our Epic Protein : Chocolate Maca for nutritious, vegan and gluten free cookies loaded with high quality plant protein. Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup (about 1 scoop) Epic Protein : Chocolate Maca
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • 5 dates
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract or ½ tsp. vanilla powder
  • ¼ cup dairy free chocolate chips
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF and lightly grease a cookie sheet or cover it with parchment paper.
  2. Add the dates, banana, pumpkin puree and ground flax to your blender or food processor and combine.
  3. Slowly add the Epic Chocolate Maca, oats, baking powder, baking soda and spices and continue mixing until thoroughly combined.
  4. Fold the chocolate chips by hand and then spoon the dough onto the pan, flattening slightly and dividing into roughly 10 cookies.
  5. Bake for 12-14 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Remove, let cool for a minute, and enjoy!

NOTES


Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Protein Cookies

ABOUT THE CHEF

A lean, mean, plant-powered running machine, Gemma Bridge left the UK to come to the United States on athletic scholarship for track and is currently studying Nutrition on en route to becoming a Dietitian. Her transition to a plant-based, whole foods diet has taken her competitive edge to the next level and inspired her to share this newfound knowledge and passion with others around the world. On her Train and Chew blog, she posts simple recipes, fitness tips and product reviews in an effort to shows others positive ways to become fitter, healthier and happier, one step at a time. You can also find more of her favorite recipes, products and inspirational images on her Instagram account @thefidgetfoodie.