Healthy cookie dough? Sign us up! These chocolate chip cookie dough protein balls are the perfect post-workout snack. They’re grain-free, dairy-free, vegan, and can be made with just five ingredients! Plus, they feature vanilla protein powder, giving each ball a whopping five grams of protein. Try different nut butter variations such as peanut or macadamia to match your palate’s preference.
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls Recipe
Yields 18 balls
Prep time: 10 minutes
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 cup almond meal
1/2 cup nut butter (we used almond butter)
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup dairy-free mini chocolate chips
- Place protein powder and almond meal in a medium-size bowl and mix.
- Then, add in nut butter and maple syrup and mix again. At this point the batter should be just like cookie dough.
- Finally, add in chocolate chip and mix one last time. Using a tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop out dough into your palms and roll into balls. Repeat.