Monster Protein Cookie Dough

Recipe posted in: Tasty Takes on Nutrisystem Meals, Snacks & Desserts

Edible cookie dough is all the rage right now. Rich and sugary, this sweet treat is often filled with unhealthy ingredients and calories. But at Nutrisystem, we find ways for you to enjoy eating your favorite foods, all while still losing weight. So naturally, we’ve created a healthier version of edible cookie dough for you to enjoy on your weight loss journey without completely derailing your healthy diet.

Let us introduce you to Monster Protein Cookie Dough. This protein-packed dessert has the consistency and deliciousness of edible cookie dough, but a few simple ingredient swaps make this a guilt-free treat. With the addition of our delicious Vanilla FreshStart Shake ™ mix, this Monster Protein Cookie Dough is certain to become your go-to for satisfying your sweet tooth the healthy way.

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Grab your food processor (or blender) and combine chickpeas, nut butter, FreshStart Shake, vanilla and applesauce. Continue to process until the mixture has formed a smooth and creamy dough consistency. Stir in toppings (we like dried unsweetened cranberries, seeds and chocolate chips!) and dig in. If you want to let the dough harden slightly, pop it in the fridge for about 20 minutes and enjoy.

On your Nutrisystem meal plan, one serving counts as one PowerFuel, one SmartCarb and one Extra. Clocking in at just 196 calories per serving, this is the perfect, diet-friendly flex snack to enjoy on your diet. Be sure to log your cookie dough (along with all of your daily intake!) in the NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track with your weight loss goals. Consistently keeping track of your food intake can increase your weight loss results. Easily log your Monster Protein Cookie Dough right here >

For another protein-filled sweet treat, check out this simple recipe for Key Lime Pie Energy Balls >

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Servings: Makes 6 (1 serving=2.5 Tbsp.)

Calories per Serving: 196

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel, 1 SmartCarb and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas
  • 2 Tbsp. nut butter
  • 2 scoops (1/4 cup) Vanilla FreshStart Shake™
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
  • Toppings
  • ¼ cup nuts/seeds of choice
  • ¼ cup craisins
  • 2 Tbsp. chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. In a food processor, combine chickpeas, nut butter, turboshake, vanilla and applesauce. Process until smooth and creamy. Add some water if too thick.
  2. Stir in toppings.