Pumpkin Spice Protein Cookie Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Protein Cookie Recipe

Ingredients: Pumpkin Spice Protein Cookie Recipe

For the Pumpkin Cookies

  • 1 ¼ cups almond flour
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 scoop Ascent Vanilla Bean Whey Protein powder
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar or light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 large egg, lightly whisked
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

For the Cinnamon Glaze (optional)

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions: Pumpkin Spice Protein Cookie Recipe

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  • To a large mixing bowl add dry ingredients:
    • The almond flour, oat flour, protein powder, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, baking soda, and salt.
  • Whisk to combine.
  • Add pumpkin puree, egg, butter, maple syrup, and vanilla to the bowl.
  • Use a spatula to stir until dough comes together.
  • Drop 2 tablespoon sized balls of cookie dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing cookies at least 2-inches apart.
    • Note: The dough will be a bit sticky. You can wet your hands with a bit of water and shape the cookies into rounds.
  • Bake until cookies have set and edges are golden, 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cookies sit for 5 minute on the baking sheet before transferring to a cooling rack.

If adding the Cinnamon Glaze:

  • To a small mixing bowl add all ingredients.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Drizzle tops of cooled cookies with glaze and let set for 10 minutes before enjoying.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10-12 minutes

Servings: 12 cookies