Carrot Cake Protein Cookies
Derek Howes
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185 Calories
20 g Carbs
13 g Protein
6 g Fat
Total Time
6 servings

You've earned your cheat meal—here's how to make sure it's still packed with muscle-building protein (and a serving of veggies).

Cookies Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 scoop(s) vanilla whey protein powder
  • 6 tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp table salt
  • 1½ tbsp extra virgin coconut oil
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 oz sugar-free maple syrup
  • 3 oz carrots, shredded

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp fat-free cream cheese
  • ¼ container (5.3 oz) vanilla, nonfat greek yogurt
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract


  1. Take out two bowls (one for your dry ingredients and one for your wet ingredients) and put your carrots off to the side.
  2. Add all of your dry ingredients into one bowl and lightly mix them together.
  3. Add all of your wet ingredients into the other bowl, and mix them together until everything is incorporated. Mix the dry ingredients into your wet ingredients.
  4. Chop up, grate, or process your carrots.
  5. Chill your cookie dough in the fridge for 20-30 minutes.
  6. Take out a baking sheet, and line it with either some parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Shape your cookies and place them on your sheet.
  7. Optional: Top cookies with white chocolate chips and/or raisins.
  8. Bake them at 325 degrees F (162 C) for 10-13 minutes.