Thursday, October 8, 2015

Pumpkin Walnut Cookies

     You know that time of year when the air is crisp and the leaves crackle beneath your feet, and everything is Pumpkin is never better than when the days get shorter and the temperatures get cooler.  To celebrate Fall to its fullest, Pumpkin Walnut Cookies are a must!  This batch makes 24, each cookie is only 66 calories, 3.9g carbs and 6g protein.  Do not let this season pass without joining the move and becoming a "Pumpkin Groupie"!  ;)

Ingredients for 24 Cookies~
1/2 cup Peanut Butter Powder
1 Extra Large Egg
2/3 cup 25 calorie/cup Cashew Milk
1/2 cup Pumpkin
1 scoop Quest Salted Caramel Protein Powder
1/3 cup Coconut Flour
1/3 cup Swerve Granular Erythritol
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
Dash Pumpkin Pie Spice (can sub with Cinnamon)
Dash Vanilla
1 Quest Pumpkin Pie Protein Bar, diced
4oz Cream Cheese, softened to room temperature
2 Tablespoons Swerve Confectioners Erythritol
24 Walnut Halves, crumbled
2 Tablespoons Lily's Stevia Sweetened Dark Chocolate Chips

     Stir together Peanut Butter Powder, Egg, Cashew Milk, Pumpkin, Salted Caramel Protein Powder, Coconut Flour, Granular Erythritol, Baking Powder, Salt, Pumpkin Pie Spice, Vanilla and diced Pumpkin Bar til fully blended.  Drop by rounded Tablespoons on Silpat lined cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 12 minutes.  Meanwhile, stir together Cream Cheese and Confectioners Erythritol til smooth, frost cooled cookies.  Crumble a Walnut Half on each cookie.  Add Chocolate to zip lock baggie and microwave til melted, snip corner of baggie and drizzle on each cookie.  Enjoy  ;)