Quest Strawberry Shortcake cookies

quest cookies

Faithfully every morning I have a Strawberry Cheesecake Quest bar.  And every morning I have to hide them from my kids.  I have been meaning to try this recipe for some time now.  I wish I didn’t wait so long because these are delicious!!  I now have new breakfast snack to hide from them and sometimes my husband as well..LOL.

What do I need:

-1 Strawberry Cheesecake Quest Bar
– 1/2 cup strawberries, chopped
-1 egg
-2 tbsp. fat free cream cheese, softened
-1/4 cup nonfat greek yougurt
-1/4 cup zero calorie sweetener
-1/4 cup coconut flour
-1 scoop & 1 tbsp. strawberry flavored protein powder
-1/4 tsp. baking powder
-pinch of salt

Now what?

-Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
-in a small bowl, combine the strawberries with w/1 tbsp. protein powder and set aside
-In a stand mixer add egg, cream cheese, greek yogurt, zero calorie sweetner, coconut flour, strawberry protein powder, baking powder and salt.  Mix until smooth
-Break up quest bar into small pieces and stir into dough
-fold in strawberries and shape cookies into desired size on a nonstick cookie sheet or parchament paper
-Bake for 13 minutes or until golden brown.  Let cool
-try not to consume them all in one sitting:)

Whats the damage?

4 cookies=1 serving…..150 calories, 5g fat, 6g net carbs, 17g protein