Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Ganache Frosted Sugar Cookies

     Don't you love when the occasion demands heart shaped frosted cookies!?  How can that ever be wrong.  I say, just go with it!  And now you can celebrate all things love guilt free.  Each of these passion filled beauties are only 105 calories, 4g net carbs and 9g protein.  Chocolate + Hearts = Ganache Frosted Sugar Cookies <3

Ingredients for 10 Frosted Cookies~
1/4 cup Coconut Oil, melted
1 jumbo Egg
1 scoop Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder
3/4 cup 30 cal/cup Almond Milk
1/3 cup Coconut Flour
1/3 cup Swerve Granular Erythritol
2oz softenend reduced fat Cream Cheese
1 heaping teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Vanilla
1/4 cup Lily's Stevia Sweetened Dark Chocolate Chips
Valentine's Sprinkles for garnish, if desired (macros do not include garnish)

     Stir together Coconut Oil, Egg, Protein Powder, 1/2 cup Cashew Milk, Coconut Flour, Erythritol, Cream Cheese, Baking Powder, Cinnamon and Vanilla.  Spread out on Silpat lined cookie sheet about 1/4-1/2 inch, stamp out with heart shape cookie cutter and remove excess dough.  Continue to cut out heart shapes til all dough used, should yield 10 cookies.  Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.  Meanwhile, stir together Chocolate Chips and remaining Cashew Milk and heat in microwave for 20-30 seconds til melted, stir til smooth.  Frost cookies when Ganache has cooled enough to slightly thicken, and sprinkle with garnish if desired.  Enjoy  :)

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