Chocolate Mint Protein Cookies – Nuzest NZ

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Chocolate Mint Protein Cookies

Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan
TIME: 30, SERVES: 12

A healthy alternative to the choc mint cookies you buy from the supermarket, loaded with sugar and additives. 

You really can't tell these bad boys are packed with protein and nutrients. 

You won't need to worry if the kids gobble them down.


Ingredients

2 cups rolled oats

1 cup shredded coconut

4 Tbsp Coconut oil, melted

4 Tbsp Rice malt Syrup or Agave or Pure Maple Syrup

2 Tbsp Cacao Powder

1-2 Tbsp water, as needed

1 scoop Nuzest Good Green Vitality

2  scoops Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein 

1 tsp Spirulina powder

1 tsp Maca root Powder

3 tsp Rice Malt Syrup or Agave or Pure maple syrup

6 Tbsp Coconut oil, melted

½ cup coconut cream or milk

2 tsp Mint essence or extract or peppermint oil (to taste)

Melted Dark chocolate (I used 72% dark )

Cacao nibs


Method

Pulse base ingredients in a food processor until combined well, adding water as needed to help mix.¬†Press mixture into 12 x muffin tray molds. Place in freezer for 10 mins until firm. Meanwhile make the mint filling by whisking all ingredients together until smooth. Adjust to taste with more mint or sweetener as preferred. If you find it becomes too thick to work with, microwave for 10 seconds (this will help soften the coconut oil again).

Spread the mint mixture over each base. Smooth over with the back of a spoon dipped in water. Place in freezer 10-15min until firm. Remove cookies from trays and decorate as desired.  Keep refrigerated to maintain texture, or freeze until needed.

Recipe and Photo Credit to Kelly Farrier at Kellys Food Blog

Good Green Vitality

Good Green Vitality

300g (30 Servings)

$105.00 NZD

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