Who knew it could be this easy to get a healthy treat like this? You know those plans you have about what cookies are going to be on your Christmas Cookie platter? I sure hope I’ve convinced you to enjoy cooking and dinning in more. You can use any sweetener you like! Feel free to use coconut sugar or raw sugar but this will increase the calories and sugar quite a bit. Love these Shashi. Well – those plans can change – right? But seeing I made these as a Christmas cookie, I felt the urge for some level of decadence. Like I said, you should be able to swap out the egg whites and Greek yogurt for vegan egg replacer and dairy-free yogurt. The original recipe called for a whole teaspoon of butter extract and in remaking them it tasted like a bit too much. The cashew butter can be swapped for sunflower seed butter, but most other nut butters are not neutral-tasting or smooth enough for these cookies. wow! To keep the carbs low, I used coconut flour. As always, all opinions are my own. Simple, gluten free, 3 Ingredient Protein Cookies with a yogurt glaze studded with mini chocolate chips can be on your Christmas Cookie Platter in December and on your Healthier-Treats List in January - they are that good AND good-for-ya! Shame on me. The protein I used in this recipe is M.A.N. :). There's always room for one more cookie! Yes – that’s right – 3 ingredients! The only other ingredients in these Birthday Cake Protein Cookies are baking soda, salt, Greek yogurt, cashew butter, egg whites, vanilla extract, and natural sprinkles. High fiber, low sugar, egg-free and gluten-free with no flour or butter. Yes – that’s right – 3 ingredients! These birthday cake protein cookies are soft, tender, and full of fun sprinkles. I mean, there’s always room on that cookie platter for just, These cookies are super simple, nice ‘n crispy, gluten free, protein packed, and have only 3 ingredients (minus the glaze and chocolate chip studs). I love a good easy treat recipe, and I love that these are on the healthier side! 3 ingredients! But, sprinkles are fun… so… if you’re feeling festive, I highly recommend them. Enjoy! 1) Premier Protein Chocolate Protein Powder (which has 30g of protein and only 2 g of sugar per scoop) Don’t you think these cookies can be on your Christmas Cookie Platter in December and on your Healthier-Treats list in January? Shashi holidays are the time I gain the most weight because well all the cookies!! Yes – that’s right – 3 ingredients! Or, if you are a last-minute planner (aka procrastinator) like me, heck, there’s no need to fret as I have the perfect cookie for you! And, 3) Buttermilk, [Tweet “3 Ingredient Protein Cookies #MyOneMore #Sponsored @RunninSrilankan @PremierProtein”]. The flavor is a rich, buttery vanilla with plenty of sprinkles! I always try so hard to limit my ingredients to no success! Of course, you could leave out the sprinkles for a legit protein sugar cookie with even lower carbs! Bake for 10-12 minutes until cookies are golden brown underneath. I’ve been dabbling with this recipe for awhile now and initially my cookies always came out softer than I liked. Copyright 2015, No Excuses Nutrition. Then, yesterday I made some Gouda and Rosemary Crackers Keep in mind, if using erythritol, monk fruit, baking stevia or another sweetener that measures 1-to-1 like sugar, you’ll need twice as much (half a cup). I love how few ingredients are in these Shashi! If you can’t have dairy, you can try a plant-based protein powder, dairy-free yogurt, and vegan egg replacer, but I haven’t tested it. I posted these on, Spicy Roasted Chicken & Vegetables & Gluten Free Chocolate Ricotta Cookies, 1 scoop Premier Protein Chocolate Protein Powder, 1/2 cup, 2 tablespoons coconut oil - solid and NOT melted, Using a fork, mix solid coconut oil with the protein powder till mixture resembles bread crumbs (it is important to try and make sure all the coconut oil is broken down into very tiny pieces circumferenced by the protein powder), Add in 2 tablespoons buttermilk and mix till buttermilk is absorbed, Chill dough for about 10-15 minutes, then, you could roll out onto parchment paper and using a cookie cutter, cut shapes you desire (which is what I did) or, you can just break into sphere's, roll between your palms and flatten to resemble a circular cookie, Melt Greek yogurt chips (you could use a double boiler, but zapping them in the microwave for 30 seconds works for me) and dip each cookie into this, Sprinkle on some of the mini dark chocolate chips and let the yogurt glaze set before digging into.