Carrot protein cookies

Source: Proteincakery

Carrot Cake Protein Cookies with Cream Cheese Protein Frosting

Yield: 4 cookies



  • ⅓ cup natural vanilla whey protein powder (34g)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour (7g)
  • ½ cup cooked, mashed carrots (1 cup (113g) uncooked)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce (28g)
  • 1/2 t of Stevie brown sugar
  • 2 dashes ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder (1.2ml)
  • optional – 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts (7g)
  • Frosting:

  • Best if ingredients are at room temperature.
  • 2 tablespoons non-fat Greek yogurt (28g)
  • 2 tablespoons natural vanilla whey protein powder (13g)
  • 2 tablespoons Neufchâtel cheese (28g)
  • 1 /8 t of Stevia brown sugar
  • dash cinnamon (1g)


Preheat oven to 325F (163C).
#Except for the walnuts, mix all cookie ingredients until well combined.
#Add in the walnuts.
#Spoon onto parchment-lined cookie sheet as 4 cookies. Use the back of your spoon to shape, if necessary.
#Bake for 8 minutes, and check to see if the cookies are firm. If not, check every 1-2 minutes and remove from oven when firm. Do not overbake!

#While cookies cool, begin to make the frosting my mixing the Greek yogurt and whey protein.

#Add in Neufchâtel cheese and stevia. Mix well.
#Frost cooled cookies, and enjoy! Store in the refrigerator.