Auntie Em’s Protein Power Cookies

 Looking for a better choice to satisfy your overwhelming sweet tooth? Love cookies but don’t want to feel guilty after eating them? Try these awesome cookies that will satisfy both your sweet tooth and meet your higher standards for quality nutrition and taste at the same time.
                                 Auntie Em’s Protein Power Cookies
Chock full of healthy ingredients including oatmeal, flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp hearts, real butter, coconut, dark chocolate chips, dried cranberries and mixed nuts. Rich in essential healthy fats, fiber, antioxidants and protein power, and loaded with taste. MMMMMMMMMM!!!!!!!!!!
In a large mixing bowl melt 1 stick of real butter
Add to this 7oz of flaked coconut
1/2 cup of oatmeal (not cooked)
1/3 cup of hemp hearts
1/3 cup of crushed flaxseeds, 3 tablespoons of chia seeds
2 eggs
¼ cup water
Stir all of this very well then add the following ingredients
1/4 cup of oatmeal ground to flour in the food processor along with half a dark chocolate bar
1 bag of Betty Crocker cookie mix – oatmeal choc chip
1 cup of dried cranberries
1 cup of mixed nuts chopped (pecans, almonds, filberts, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, cashews etc. whatever you like)
1 cup of Ghirardelli Dark chocolate chips (more if you like lots of chocolate)
Roll into little balls and place on cookie sheet. You can freeze these on the cookie sheet first and then store in a ziplock baggie until your cookie craving overwhelms you. Freezing them separately on the cookie sheet first prevents them from sticking to each other.
Cooking time and temps
Toaster oven – 235*-17 minutes
Traditional oven – 275* – 15 to 20 minutes
Longer cook time = crunchier
Shorter cook time = chewier
Shopping List for the cookies
GROCERY STORE:
  • Betty Crocker Oatmeal Chocolate chip cookie mix
  • Shredded coconut
  • Ghirardelli 60% cocoa dark chocolate chips
  • Quaker slow cook oats
  • Dark chocolate bar
  • Pumpkin seeds or pepitas
  • Hemp Hearts
  • Eggs
COSTCO:
  • Dried cranberries
  • Crushed golden flax seeds
  • Organic Chia seeds
  • Organic butter
  • Mixed nuts
  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Hemp Hearts
“If you keep good food in your fridge you will eat good food.” 
emily
Guest Blogger:  Emily May is a personal trainer and fitness inspiration in Dallas, TX.  She is full of life and loves to share God’s good to news to others (typically while taking them on a brisk hike through a nature center!)   I am honored to call her a constant encouragement in my life for 14 years now.
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