10 Protein Desserts That Will Make Your Day

Want to pack some protein into your favorite desserts?

Here are 10 protein dessert recipes that will surely satisfy your sweet tooth but won’t jeopardize your diet at the same time.

1. Apple Cinnamon Protein Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats (120 grams)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce (122 grams)
  • 1/2 cup egg whites
  • 2 scoops, packed Ka’Chava Vanilla Protein Powder (1/2 cup, packed/64 grams)
  • 1 medium apple, diced (1 1/2 cups/160 grams)
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • salt (to taste)

2. Blueberry Yogurt Protein Bites

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 T honey
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds

3. Protein Berry Crumble

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries or mixed berries
  • 1 tsp. Stevia
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • ¼ cup oats
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 10 almonds

4. Berry Protein Pancake Bites

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Krusteaz Buttermilk Protein Pancake Mix
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup fresh berries (rinsed and diced)
  • powdered sugar (jam and/ or syrup, for topping/dipping

5. Fudge Protein Brownies

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups mashed banana about 6 medium, overripe bananas
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter use almond or cashew butter for paleo/low-carb
  • 1/2 cup protein powder
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder

6. Chocolate Protein Mug Cake

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp Semisweet chocolate chips, plus 2 teaspoons for garnish (can use regular or mini sized chips)
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut flour (or all purpose flour)
  • 1 Tbsp Whey Protein chocolate flavor
  • 2 Tbsp Water
  • 1/8 Tsp Baking soda
  • 1 Egg
  • Optional garnishes: mint sprigs, coconut whipped cream or vanilla Greek yogurt

7. Lemon Protein Donuts

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar alternative (sugar in the raw/splenda)
  • 1 cup Kodiak Cakes protein packed mix
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder

8. Vanilla Protein Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup vanilla protein powder, packed (64g)*
  • 1/2 cup Paleo Baking Flour, packed (100g)**
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla (optional)

9. Chocolate Protein Mousse

Ingredients:

  • 5.3oz / 150g Dark chocolate
  • 1 can White beans/cannellini, 400ml / 14oz

10. Protein S’mores Cookie Balls

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp (14 g) Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 2-3 Tbsp (6-8 g) Mini Marshmallows as needed
  • 3/4 C + 2 Tbsp (91 g) Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1 1/2 scoop (48 g) Protein Powder vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp (28 g) Light Butter
  • 2-3 Tbsp (30-45 mL) Walden Farms Pancake Syrup or a sugar-free syrup/sticky sweetener

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