Optimum Nutrition Chocolate Protein Brownies

Optimum Nutrition Chocolate Protein Brownies

SERVINGS

Makes 8 brownies

NUTRITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Protein 9g
  • Carbohydrates 18g
  • Calories 310
  • Fat 22g

ACTIVE TIME

10 minutes

TOTAL TIME

30 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ cup almond flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 scoop Double Rich Chocolate Gold Standard 100% Whey Protein powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ cup creamy almond butter
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp non dairy milk
  • 1 tbsp baking sweetener alternative
  • (Optional): ⅓ cup dark chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, protein powder, baking powder, and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together almond butter, coconut oil, vanilla, maple syrup, and sugar. Pour wet mixture into dry. Combine with a spatula or wooden spoon. Fold in chocolate chips. The batter should be on the thicker side.
  3. Press and smooth over the batter into half of the baking dish. Top with more chocolate chips if desired. Bake for 20 min. Let cool for 8 min. before slicing.