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Happy National Peanut Butter Day! Although, this day is really no different than any other for me. I made peanut butter cookie cups BEFORE I realized what day it was because clearly, I have a peanut butter problem.

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I used Peanut Butter Cup Protein Powder by PEScience (get 25% off using code: PBCHOCO) but a vanilla protein powder will also work.

Protein Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

Yield: 6 peanut butter cookie cups

Serving Size: 1 peanut butter cookie cup

Calories per serving: 213

Fat per serving: 12

Carbs per serving: 15

Protein per serving: 14

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c natural peanut butter (I used Buff Bake White Chocolate
  • 1 packet instant oatmeal (50g)
  • 1 scoop peanut butter protein powder
  • 1 egg, large
  • 1/4 c coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extact
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 c dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350f.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients together then set aside.
  3. Whisk together the egg, peanut butter and vanilla extract until smooth.
  4. Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until a dough forms.
  5. Roll dough into 6 even sized balls.
  6. Press balls into the center and half way of the sides (to create a bowl) of a silicone cupcake baking pan. If not using silicone, spray a regular cupcake pan with non-stick spray.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. While cooling, melt chocolate then pour into the center of each cup.
  9. Freeze cups for 10 minutes or until chocolate hardens.
  10. Enjoy!
http://peanutbutterpluschocolate.com/protein-peanut-butter-cookie-cups/