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Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 12-14 cookies 1x


These healthy protein chocolate chip cookies are made with almond flour and pea protein.  They're gluten free, dairy free and low carb!




  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine shortening and coconut sugar.  Mix well.
  3. Add in egg and vanilla, mix.
  4. Add in almond flour, protein powder, baking soda and salt.  Mix well.
  5. Fold chocolate chips into the batter.
  6. Scoop cookie dough (1 rounded tablespoon per cookie) onto baking sheet.  Bake in oven at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Remove cookies from oven.  Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire cooling rack.
  8. Best stored in fridge or freezer.


*No other protein powders have been tested.  Use my affiliate discount code "bakeitpaleo" for 15% off any Nuzest purchase.

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