What‘s better than 2 chocolate cookies?! 2 chocolate cookies sandwiched together with a peanut butter filling!
There are not too many people in this world who don’t love peanut butter. And even less who don’t love cookies. And let’s face it, everyone loves chocolate. Here’s all three, IN ONE. Even better, you get a healthy edition of all three!
These Peanut Butter Stuffed Choc Cookie Sandwiches are much lower fat, higher protein and healthier version of this recipe than you’d probably expect. What’s the secret? Macro Mike Plant-Based Protein+! Plant-Based Protein+ is made with peanut protein - refined into a super lean, high protein and smooth protein powder that still resembles the peanut butter taste we know and love. What’s more - Macro Mike offers Peanut Butter as a flavour of Plant-Based Protein+ itself - so for all you PB fans - you can get the peanut buttery goodness on superpowers.
What we also love about the Plant-Based Protein+ from Macro Mike, aside from how good it tastes and how easy it is to cook with, is just how natural and gut-friendly this protein is! All the ingredients within these delicious Peanut Butter Stuffed Choc Cookie Sandwiches, including the protein, are natural and plant-based - meaning your cookies are 100% Vegan-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Dairy Free and free from artificial ingredients and added sugars too!
Healthy treats that support your ambitious and active lifestyle are what we are all about legends! Peanut Butter Stuffed Choc Cookie Sandwiches: ENJOY!
Recipe created by MAK Athlete Monica!
125g Brown rice flour
30g Cacao powder
40g Granulated sweetener
1tsp Baking powder
½ tsp BiCarb Soda
80g Coconut yoghurt
120ml Almond milk
110ml Water or Almond milk
Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celsius, prepare 2 baking trays by lining with baking paper and set aside. a large bowl, combine the flour, protein powder, cacao powder, sweetener, baking powder and bicarb soda, making sure there are no clumps. Add the coconut yoghurt and almond milk and fold together until a soft/sticky dough forms. Cover your hands in extra rice flour and divide the mixture into 20 balls, flatten out on the tray and bake for 15-20 minutes.
Once the biscuits are baked and are cooling, prepare the filling but combining the protein powder and water/almond milk, mixing until smooth. Divide the mixture evenly between the 20 biscuits and spread out to form a flat layer. Pair the biscuits together (to make 10 cookie sandwiches) and sandwich them together.
Store in the fridge in an air tight container for up to 5 days.
Tips & Tricks
Plant-Based Protein+ by Macro Mike comes in a total of TEN DIFFERENT FLAVOURS. This means infinite flavour combinations and creations. While we have listed our all-time favourites and the most traditional combinations of flavours - we encourage you to get creative! Here’s a full list of the flavours of Plant-Based Protein+ you can try!
- Original Peanut Butter
- Chocolate Peanut Butter
- Cookie Dough Peanut Butter
- Peanut Butter Cheezecake
- Chocolate Caramel Peanut Butter
- Strawberry Jam Donut
- Snickerdoodle Cookie
- Chocolate Hazelnut
- Bangin' Banoffee Pie
- Hawaiian Salted Vanilla
Be sure to tag us (@makfitness) in your creations! We can’t wait to see legends! Happy Baking 😋
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