Makes 10 cookies
- ½ cup pumpkin puree
- ¼ cup chia seeds
- 1 cup old fashioned oats
- ½ cup whole wheat flour
- 2 scoops unflavored protein powder
- 2 tsps. baking powder
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 2 tbsps. butter, softened
Preheat oven to 350° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl mix chia seeds and pumpkin puree, let the mixture set for 5 minutes. While mixture is setting combine oats, flour, protein powder, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. To the chia mixture adds sugar, vanilla extract and butter; add dry mixture to large bowl until all the ingredients are combined.
Using a cookie scoop, place dough on parchment paper; flatten with spoon or hand (cookies will not flatten in oven).
Bake 15- 25 minutes or until cookies are firm to the touch and golden brown. Cool completely and store in air tight container.
Nutrition analysis per cookie: 160 calories, 5 fat, 22g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 7g protein, 140mg sodium
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