Lemon Thumbprint Cookies using Quest Bars – Recipe

Weight Loss

Want to make your mark? How about really make an impression? The truth is that these Lemon Thumbprint Cookies are unique, they really stand out, and everyone will want to get their hands on them.

Check out the full recipe below

NUTRITIONAL INFO

ORANGE CREAM BARS

Yields: 9 servings |  Serving Size: 1 cookie

Calories: 165  | Protein: 8g  | Fat: 11g | Net Carb: 4g

Total Carb: 8g   | Sugar: 1g

Ingredients

ORANGE CREAM BARS

COOKIE:

FILLING

  • ⅓ cup coconut milk, full fat
  • ⅓ cup zero calorie sweetener
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • Zest 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Pinch turmeric for color (optional)

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the Lemon Cake Quest Bars into small pieces and place them on the baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 6-7 minute and golden brown, let cool and then transfer to a blender and blend until small fine crumbles form.
  4. Add the crumbles, almond flour, protein powder, melted butter and water to a mixer with a paddle attachment (or you can use a handheld mixer if necessary) and mix until a dough begins to form.
  5. Separate the dough into 9 evenly sized balls and press them down using the back of a teaspoon to create an indent in the center.
  6. Place the cookies on the baking sheet and bake for 6-8 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Meanwhile, place the filling ingredients into a small pot over low-medium heat.
  8. Stir for 5 minutes until thickened. Let cool.
  9. It will thicken even more as it cools. Once the cookies and filling have cooled, fill each cookie cavity with lemon filling and serve.

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