Monthly Archives: September 2016

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Filled Cookies

Yes, you heard that correctly.

Pumpkin spice CHEESECAKE FILLED cookies. The ultimate fall dessert recipe. Plus, each cookie is just 85 calories with 3 g fat, 10 g carbs, 5 g protein – and only 3 g of sugar!

Gluten free, refined-sugar free, high protein, and can easily be made vegan with simple substitutions.

Bonus: I show how to make them step-by-step in my latest YouTube video which you can check out here!

SERVES: 9 (85 calories 3 F / 10 C / 5 P)

INGREDIENTS:

Cookies:

¼ cup coconut flour (28 g)

½ cup gluten free all-purpose flour (68 g)

1 scoop protein powder (Slap Nutrition discount code: SARAH)

¼ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground flaxseed

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (optional)

4 stevia packets or 3 Tablespoons stevia

½ cup pumpkin (120 g)

2 teaspoons oil (10 ml)

2 Tablespoons maple syrup (30 ml)

Cheesecake Filling:

¼ cup reduced fat cream cheese (60 g)

2 Tablespoons stevia (3 g)

splash vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:

Mix all dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add wet ingredients and stir until dough forms. Form in 9 balls and flatten. Mix cheesecake filling ingredients in a small bowl, and top each cookie with a dollop of the mixture. Fold the cookies around the filling, and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 350 F for 10-15 minutes. For complete step-by-step instructions, watch my latest YouTube video!

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Enjoy!

Xo,

Sarah

 

 

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