Vegan Banana Walnut Protein Cookies

October 23, 2017
Every week I like to make a healthy snack to take with me into the week. I recently made this Banana Walnut Protein Cookies on a family road-trip to Indiana. They kept that traveller's hunger away and were a nice break from raw-bars for snacking! They come together quickly with only 4 ingredients, and are naturally sweetened with smashed banana. I used walnut butter to make mine, but if you don't have walnut butter sub any nut butter of choice to yield the same results. IF you're not a fan of protein powder, sub the protein powder for oat flour or more almond meal. I like to enjoy mine with a big glass of almond milk and a drizzle of peanut butter on top. Enjoy these Banana Walnut Protein Cookies as a quick breakfast, snack, or dessert!
Vegan Banana Walnut Protein Cookies

Vegan Banana Walnut Protein Cookies

Recipe Type: Breakfast Sweets
utensils YIELDS 12 cookies
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  • 1/2 banana, smashed
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 3 Tablespoons vanilla protein powder
  • 1 cup walnut butter
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Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350* F and line a baking pan with parchment paper. 2. Add walnut butter, vanilla protein powder, almond meal, and 1/2 banana to a bowl and smash with a fork until well combined. 3. Using a cookie scoop, drop batter onto the parchment paper in ~1.5 TBS balls and flatten with a fork in a cross cross pattern. 4. Sprinkle with crushed walnuts and bake for ~10 minutes. 5. Serve immediately! Store leftovers in the fridge for 5-7 days and freeze for long term storage.
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Lauren is a vegan recipe creator, food photographer, and writer. You can find her in the kitchen making healthy plant-based eats, at the gym working up an appetite for her next meal, or curled up with a good book and a glass of red. She actively seeks wellness and balanced living in an unbalanced world. Follow her on Instagram @flora_and_vino and her blog floraandvino.com.

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