When we mention cookies, many bodybuilders feel this is the worst thing that can be consumed. As we know, cookies are usually made with added sugars, so they are bad for our health. But, there are some cookies which can help bodybuilders in their way of making good body. Healthy cookies have whole grain flour, which provides fiber, minerals, and vitamins and all of them are nutritional in value.
Dietary fiber has many health benefits, including lowering blood cholesterol, helping in weight loss, and preventing constipation. Protein cookies are a great post-workout snack because they can help to build and repair muscle tissue and help you feel full.
Cookie recipes for a good physique:
You can consume cookies and have a good body at the same time. There are plenty of recipes that can help you in your way of making the body of your dreams. You can choose some of the below-mentioned recipes and you will see that they will not affect your health and the shape of your body.
- Cookie butter and jelly flex bowl:
You can mix cookie butter protein powder with fresh fruits and cereals, so you will get the ultimate protein-packed treat to satisfy your sweet tooth. From this recipe, you will get 493 calories, 79 grams carbs, 39 grams protein, and 2 grams fat. You will need 5 minutes to make it and it is for 1 serving.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: 1 tablespoon sugar–free strawberry jelly, 1 tablespoon powdered peanut butter, ¾ cup whole–wheat cereal, 1 medium banana sliced, ½ scoop Xtend Pro Cookie Butter, and 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt. You should mix all of the mentioned ingredients in a bowl. Then, stir it to combine and you can enjoy in it.
- Spiced pear cookie butter proats:
You can try this piquant dazzling oat variation that celebrates the holiday season. It is a great recipe for breakfast or any time of the day you want. From this recipe, you will get 835 calories, 117 grams of carbs, 53 grams of protein, and 17 grams of fat. You will need 10 minutes to make it and it is for 1 serving.
For this recipe you will need the next ingredients: pinch table salt; to taste cinnamon; 15 grams cookie butter; 1 serving Biscoff cookies; 100 g pear, sliced; 110 g banana, sliced; 1 scoop Xtend Pro, Cookie Butter; 170 g nonfat plain Greek yogurt; 60 g old – fashioned oats. You should mix sixty grams of old–fashioned oats, 170 grams nonfat plain Greek yogurt, 1 scoop Xtend Pro Cookie Butter and 110 grams sliced banana. Then, chill this mixture for two hours or overnight. In the end, top with cookie butter, cookies, pear, and banana.
- Cookies and cream protein pancakes:
You can get your breakfast gains with this delicious pancake recipe and it will help you to start your day in the best possible way. From this recipe, you will get 831 calories, 142 grams of carbs, 41 grams of protein, and 11 grams of fat. You will need 10 minutes to make it and it is for 1 serving.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: 2 cookie Oreos, crumbled; ½ cup vanilla almond milk; 1 scoop Xtend Pro, Vanilla Ice Cream; 1 cup buttermilk pancake mix. You need to preheat a large pan on medium heat or a griddle to 350 degrees F. Then, mix one cup of pancake mix with a half scoop of Xtend Pro Vanilla Ice Cream protein powder in a bowl. Then, blend or whisk in 1/3 cup almond milk. If needed, add more milk, to reach the desired consistency. When the batter comes together, let it stand for a couple of minutes and do not overmix.
Then, pour the batter on the preheated grill, ¼ cup at a time. You should try not to spread the batter too thin, as you want to keep the pancakes fluffy. Then, flip the pancakes after you have noticed batter stops forming bubbles and the bottom side is golden brown. Cook these pancakes until another side is golden brown.
The next step is to make ice cream sauce. Pour the remaining half scoop of protein powder into a small bowl and add a small amount of almond milk and mix to a thick consistency. Then, stack the pancakes and top with crumbled Oreos and vanilla ice cream sauce as desired. Enjoy these delicious pancakes.
- Cookies and cream protein ice cream:
We all want cold ice cream on a hot day. You can beat the summer with a high–protein, low–sugar twist on a classic treat. It is a quick and easy homemade ice cream that features nonfat Greek yogurt for a creamy consistency without adding calories. From this recipe, you will get 115 calories, 9 grams carbs, 13 grams protein, and 3 grams fat.
You will need 20 minutes to make it and it is for 6 servings. For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: 1 bar Signature Protein Crunch Bars, Cookies and Cream; ¼ teaspoon table salt; ½ teaspoon xanthan gum; 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; 1 scoop Signature Vanilla Whey Protein Powder; 1½ cup milk and 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt. You should be sure that the bowl of your ice cream maker has been chilled in the freezer for at least 4 hours or overnight.
Then, in a large bowl, mix all ingredients together except bar, whisking until smooth. With the chilled bowl in place, you should pour the mixture into the bowl of the ice – cream maker and turn it on. It should take 15 – 20 minutes for the ice cream to form. As the ice cream is processing, you should sprinkle in the chopped–up pieces of the protein bar.
- Chocolate chip peanut butter protein cookies:
Chocolate and peanut butter are one of the best combinations we can try. These cookies are thick and chewy. They have crunchy outside and gooey chocolate chips inside. From this recipe, you will get 101 calories, 7 grams carbs, 7 grams protein, and 5 grams fat. You will need 25 minutes to make it and it is for 12 servings.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: ½ teaspoon table salt; 1 bar Labrada Lean Body Protein Bar, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip; 1 oz dark chocolate chips; ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract; 2 tablespoons liquid egg whites; ¼ cup sugar – free maple syrup; ¼ cup natural peanut butter; 2 tablespoons Splenda, brown sugar blend; 50 grams powdered peanut butter; 50 grams vanilla whey protein powder.
Firstly, you need to preheat the stove to 350 degrees F. Then, whip together bare ingredients in a medium mixing pot. Then, mix in vanilla, egg whites, syrup, and peanut butter until a dough forms. Then, mix in chocolate chips and chopped–up protein bar. Bake it for ten to twelve minutes until firm on the edges. The center will set once the cookies are cool. You can enjoy them immediately or store them in the fridge for up to one week.
- Frosted protein sugar cookies:
Even if you are on a strict diet, these healthy cookies will not make significant changes in your body shape. They are soft and you will want to eat them all at once. From this recipe, you will get 78 calories, 6 grams carbs, 6 grams protein, and 3 grams fat. You will need 25 minutes to make it and it is for 12 servings. For the frosting, you will need the next ingredients: 1 tablespoon smart Balance light buttery spread; 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk; 1 tablespoon tapioca flour, and ½ cup powdered Stevia.
For cookies, you will need the next ingredients: ½ teaspoon vanilla extract; 1 tablespoon sugar–free maple syrup; 2 tablespoons liquid egg whites; 3 tablespoons water; 2 tablespoons Smart Balance light buttery spread; 2 tablespoons cashew butter; ¼ teaspoon baking soda; ¼ teaspoon table salt; ¼ cup pure organic stevia blend; 6 tablespoons coconut flour and 80 grams vanilla whey protein powder. Firstly, you need to preheat the stove to 350 degrees F. Then, whisk together dry cookie ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Then, add wet ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
Then, line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly spray with cooking spray. Then, form balls of dough with a tablespoon and place two inches apart on a sheet. Then, press balls flat to roughly half an inch thick using the back of a spatula or your hand. Bake it for eight to ten minutes until the edges are firm, but the center is still soft. You can flatten your cookies a little more fresh out of the oven with the back of a spatula.
While cookies are cold, you can combine the frosting ingredients in a separate bowl and mix them until they are smooth. Then, spread the frosting over cookies and decorate with sprinkles if desired. You can store cookies at room temperature for several days or frozen up to a month. You can adjust water depending on the kind of protein powder you use.