Lemon Cheesecake Protein Cookies

  • ½ cup Vanilla Protein Powder, Whey-casein, 45g
  • ⅓ cup Coconut Flour, 37g
  • ¼ cup AP Flour, 30g
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Zest
  • ¾ tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ cup Unsweetened Applesauce, 120g
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Cheesecake Cashew Butter, 28g
  • 1 Tbsp Zero Calorie Brown Sugar Alternative, 12g
  • 1 Egg, Room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
Cheesecake Topping:
  • 2 Tbsp Reduced Fat Cream Cheese, 28g
  • 2 Tbsp Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt, 28g
  • ½ scoop Vanilla Protein Powder, Whey-casein, 15g
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Cheesecake Cashew Butter, 14g
  • Stevia Sweetener, 1 tsp sugar-worth
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl combine protein powder, coconut flour, flour, lemon zest and baking soda.
  3. In another bowl, whisk applesauce, Lemon Cheesecake Cashew Butter, brown sugar, egg and lemon juice.
  4. Add dry mix into wet and gently fold until uniform.
  5. Divide mixture into 8, roll into balls and place on baking sheet (keep 2” space between each). Slightly flatten into shape.
  6. Bake about 8–10 minutes. Transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.
Cheesecake Topping:
  1. In a bowl, combine softened cream cheese, Greek yogurt, protein powder, Lemon Cheesecake Cashew Butter and sweetener.
  2. Spread on top of cookies.

Servings: 8 cookies | Serving size: 1
Calories: 116kcal
Fat: 4.3g | Saturated fat: 1.7g
Carbohydrates: 11.7g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2.9g

Protein: 9.7g


Recipe by @Hayls.Kitchen for American Dream Nut Butter


  • Soooo good!

    allen luecke on

  • This is so good! Must make!

    Kristin on

  • My husband loves cheesecake anything! The cheesecake flavor that is packed into these blends are amazing too. Cannot wait to try 🤩

    Emmalynn Misak on

  • This recipe looks like it would be amazing for summer! Really want to try it with the lemon blueberry muffin almond butter

    Olivia on

  • The perfect treat for summer!

    Abby on

  • This is my kind of cookie! Sounds amazing!!

    Jess G on

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