Peppermint Mocha Cookies

by Nicole Cress

Peppermint Mocha Cookies

There are so many temptations this time of year and who doesn't love a homemade cookie? I've got a simple recipe for some yummy healthier cookies this Christmas season. These are gluten free and did you know that peppermint is beneficial for digestion? So make your family and Santa's waistline happy with this special treat! The protein frosting and white chocolate peppermint shavings are optional! ;)

BeautyWhey Peppermint Mocha Cookies Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1/2 cup cashew butter or any nut/seed butter
  • 2 tablespoons BeautyWhey Hawt Chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons Walden Farms Sugar free syrup
  • 2-3 drops of peppermint essential oil

Protein Frosting

Directions

  1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place all ingredients for cookies into a bowl.
  3. Mix together until it forms a dough.
  4. Form into balls and place on the baking sheet.
  5. Flatten cookies with a fork.
  6. Makes 8 cookies.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Let cookies cool.

Mix frosting ingredients together in a bowl. Top your cookies and shave some peppermint kisses or candy canes pieces on top. Enjoy these gluten free and low sugar Christmas cookies!

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Nicole Cress
Nicole Cress

Health & Wellness Coach, NPC National Bikini Competitor

Nicole Cress is a health and wellness coach and the co-owner (with her husband, Allen Cress) of Maximum Performance Training, where she helps others reach their fitness goals through online coaching. She holds a degree in exercise science from Transylvania University and advocates living a balanced lifestyle, guiding her clients to focus on being whole and well in mind, body and spirit. She is the Founder of SheLifts Women’s Retreat. A national-level bikini competitor who has been competing since 2010.



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