3 Ingredient Protein Cookies

3 Cookies102 cals

One, two, THREE ingredients is all you need to make these delicious and easy Protein Cookies! The best part? We’re going to make them multiple ways so you’ll never get bored.

All you need for this one? A small mixing bowl and something to mix your ingredients with. A hand mixer will make this easier (linked below) but it’s not needed.

3 Ingredients

For our first set of protein cookies you’ll need a ripe banana. Add that into your bowl and mash it up with a fork.

Continue in that bowl with 20 grams of a good tasting protein powder and 1/4 cup of some powdered peanut butter.

That’s it! Mix all of those together until smooth.

From here, take out a baking sheet and line it with some optional parchment paper. Drop your mix onto it making your protein cookies however big you want them.

The biggest thing for me with these, which is also completely optional, is that I like adding a different texture to the top. Some of those textures?

  • Raisins
  • Nuts
  • Sugar Free Chocolate Chips
  • Regular Chocolate Chips
  • M&M’s
  • Fresh Fruit (chopped up)
  • Sprinkles
  • Protein Puffs

Put your cookies into the oven on 350F/176C for around 8-12 minutes depending on how big you made them.

Pro tip! Make sure to keep an eye on them, it’s better to pull them out too early than too late.

There’s your first 3 ingredient protein cookie base. Some of my other favorite bases?

Pumpkin Protein Cookies

Mix together 1/2 cup of pumpkin, 20 grams of protein powder, 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, and 1/2 cup of rolled oats.

The flavor protein powder you use should be decided by the other flavors within the recipe, make sure it compliments them and you’ll be good to go.

I like to top these with chopped up walnuts.

Shape and bake them on 350F/176C for around 8-12 minutes depending on how big you made them.

Avocado Chocolate Protein Cookies

These cookies are DELICIOUS and low carb/keto friendly cookies!

Mix together 1 ripe avocado, 20 grams of protein powder, 10 grams of cocoa powder, and 1/4 cup of almond flour.

Avocado is a great neutral base, you really can’t taste it at all when combined with the other ingredients.

I like to top these with sugar free chocolate chips.

Shape and bake them on 350F/176C for around 8-12 minutes depending on how big you made them.

You can easily mix and match anything in this recipe to make your own combinations. Pumpkin with almond flour, banana with rolled oats, the list goes on.

Don’t have some of these ingredients? Here’s a list of great substitutes:

For the “flour” base? Choose one of these…

  • Coconut Flour
  • Almond Flour
  • Cashew Flour
  • Oat Flour/Rolled Oats
  • Pastry Flour
  • Whole Wheat Flour
  • Quinoa Flour
  • Rice Flour
  • Powdered Peanut Butter
  • Peanut Flour
  • Chickpea Flour

For the “liquid” base? Choose one of these…

  • Banana
  • Pumpkin
  • Avocado
  • Apple Sauce
  • Sweet Potato

Remember, you can also scale the recipe below if you want more cookies!

Ready for another dessert? Try our delicious Simple Protein Cheesecake Bars!

3 Ingredient Protein Cookies Recipe

3 Ingredient Protein Cookies

The only healthy cookie recipe you need! These 3 Ingredient Protein Cookies are delicious, easy to make, and made with simple ingredients.
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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: protein cookie, protein cookies
Servings: 3 Cookies
Calories: 102kcal
Cost: $.50

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Banana Protein Cookies

  • 1 Banana - Ripe
  • 20 Grams Protein Powder - Use a good tasting one that compliments the other flavors in the recipe
  • ¼ Cup Powdered Peanut Butter

Pumpkin Protein Cookies

  • ½ Cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 20 Grams Protein Powder - Use a good tasting one that compliments the other flavors in the recipe
  • ¼ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ Cup Rolled Oats

Avocado Chocolate Protein Cookies

  • 1 Avocado - Ripe
  • 20 Grams Protein Powder - Use a good tasting one that compliments the other flavors in the recipe
  • 2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • ¼ Cup Almond Flour


  • Mix together your choice cookie ingredients until smooth (mashing whatever you're using with a fork will make it easier to mix!)
  • Drop your mix onto a baking sheet optionally lined with parchment paper
  • Shape your cookies/make them however big you want them
  • Top your cookies with whatever you want
  • Bake them on 350F/176C for 8-12 minutes depending on how big you made them



*Add whatever toppings you use separately!
Calories in Each Banana Protein Cookie (Makes 3):
  • Calories: 102
  • Fat: 1.3g
  • Saturated Fat: .1g
  • Sodium: 60mg
  • Carbs: 12.6g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Protein: 10g
Calories in the Whole Banana Protein Cookie recipe:
  • Calories: 308
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: .3g
  • Sodium: 180mg
  • Carbs: 38g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 18g
  • Protein: 30g
Calories in Each Pumpkin Protein Cookie (Makes 3):
  • Calories: 95
  • Fat: 1.1g
  • Saturated Fat: .2g
  • Sodium: 40mg
  • Carbs: 12.6g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Sugar: 1.7g
  • Protein: 8.8g
Calories in the Whole Pumpkin Protein Cookie recipe:
  • Calories: 287
  • Fat: 3.3g
  • Saturated Fat: .6g
  • Sodium: 120mg
  • Carbs: 38g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Sugar: 5.3g
  • Protein: 26.5g
Calories in Each Chocolate Avocado Protein Cookie (Makes 3):
  • Calories: 161
  • Fat: 11.6g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3g
  • Sodium: 36.6mg
  • Carbs: 5.6g Net Carbs: 1.6g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: .5g
  • Protein: 8.5g
Calories in the Whole Chocolate Avocado Protein Cookie recipe:
  • Calories: 484
  • Fat: 34.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 110mg
  • Carbs: 17g Net Carbs: 5g
  • Fiber: 12g
  • Sugar: 1.6g
  • Protein: 25.5g


Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.6g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 1.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 60mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 6g

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