Protein Gingerbread Men
Protein Gingerbread Men

Protein Gingerbread Men

By Joanne

November 29, 2018

Run, run as fast as you can and bake a batch of our Protein Gingerbread men. Enjoy a Christmassy treat for under 5g of carbs per cookie. 

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 10

Ingredients

1/2 packet (175g) of Protein Cookie Mix

1 Tbsp (10g) of ground ginger

1 tsp (5g) all spice

80g (1/3 cup) melted butter

2 Tbsp (40ml) milk

1/4 cup (40g) Anna's Low Carb Icing Mix or sweetener of choice

Ginger bread cookie cutter

Icing ingredients

Mini M&M's for the buttons

Icing for decorating

Directions

1Preheat oven at 160°C and line a flat baking tray with baking paper.

2Combine dry ingredients - Protein Cookie Mix, spices, sweetener in a bowl

3In another bowl combine the melted butter and milk and add to dry mixture and mix well

4In between two pieces of baking paper roll out the 'dough' to approx 5 mm.

5Cut out your cookies and place onto the lined tray

6Bake for 15 min. or until golden.

Icing Method

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2Icing was purchased from Woolies and a packet of mini m&m's

3Pipe onto your cookies and dress with the red or green buttons. (m&ms)

4The nutritionals include the decorations

NOTE - you can also make plain gingerbread cookies without the icing and m&m's.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size37g (1 cookie)
Calories155
Sodium51
Protein7.8
Sugar3.2
Total Fat10.4
Saturated Fat5.4
Net Carbs4.9

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