Sunday, March 18, 2018

Carrot Cake Cookies







     They say if you want better eye sight eat more carrots...I say, they just taste good so give em to me!  Then, turn them into Carrot Cake Cookies and you have a real winner on your hands.  Each of these 24 beauties are only 74 calories, 3.6g net carbs, 5.5g protein, and 9.5g fat.  You mother says you need to eat your vegetables, I say eat more cookies!  :)



Ingredients for 24 Cookies~
1 cup/3oz grated Carrots
1/2 cup unsweetened Applesauce
1/2 cup reduced fat shredded Coconut
1/2 cup Swerve Granular Erythritol
1 cup Oats
2 jumbo Eggs
6 scoops Vital Protein Collagen Peptides
2 Tablespoons Raisins
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Ginger
Dash Cloves
Dash Vanilla
Dash Lite Salt
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2 Tablespoons Butter, softened to room temperature
2oz/1/4 cup reduced fat Cream Cheese, softened to room temperature
4 scoops Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides
1 cup Swerve Confectioners Erythritol
2 Tablespoons 30 cal/cup Almond Milk
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24 Walnuts, crumbled (option to keep whole and add one nut to each cookie)

     Mix first set of ingredients til well combined, scoop batter by level Tablespoons and lay on Silpat lined cookie sheet, bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes.  Meanwhile add second set of ingredients to mixing bowl and beat til fluffy, will produce 1.5 cups.  Frost each cooled cookie with 1 Tablespoon frosting.  Add one Walnut to each cookie, or crumble the Walnuts and sprinkle on top.  Enjoy  :)





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