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Protein Chocolate Chip Cookies

What you need: 

1 cup unbleached white flour
1/2 cup vanilla soy protein powder
1/2 cup wheat germ
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
8 tablespoons margarine (1 stick), room temperature
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 sugar - turbinado works fine
1/4 cup molasses
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/3 cup water
3 teaspoons Ener-G
8 - 12 ounces chocolate chips
nuts, optional

What you do: 

Preheat oven to 375°.
Measure the flour, protein powder, wheat germ, salt & baking soda in a medium sized bowl. Mix well; set aside.
In a large bowl, beat the margarine & applesauce with a mixer till creamy. Add the sugar, molasses & vanilla & mix well.
Place the 1/3 cup water in a small cup & add the 3 teaspoons of Ener-G powder. Whisk the mxiture until the powder is dissolved & frothy. Immediately, add to the wet ingredients & mix well.
Add half the flour mixture into the wet mixture & mix well. Add the remaining flour mixture & mix well. Add the chocolate chips & nuts if you desire. Mix well.
Spoon the dough onto cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for about 11 minutes, checking after 9.
These are a cake like cookie, but very nice, not being too sweet. I store them in a plastic container in the fridge & zap them in the micro for about 20 seconds before eating.

Preparation Time: 
30 minute
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double post, sorry!


OMG, I LOVE THIS RECIPE. Thank you so much!  ;D Only I changed some things- I left out the wheat germ, added walnuts, and I only have chocolate rice protein powder so I used that, and I added 2 tablespoons cocoa powder to cover up the taste of it (even in drink form, that protein powder is yuck). I used chocolate chunks, so I got chocolate chocolate chip cookies! I couldn't even taste the powder. These taste almost exactly like the Nana's No's chocolate cookies, and I love love  those. I took a picture, once I get the film developed I'll scan it and post it. Thanks again!

Gah, this so needs an edit button... I forgot to say that I had to bake them a minute or two longer because after 11 minutes the outsides were still squishy. Still awesome!

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