The first version of these cookies was called “Fool Yourself Cookies.” I don’t remember how I found the recipe but I’m really glad I did. I am even happier that I never settle for good enough, first try, or suggested methods. You have to try MY cookies. Just in case Fool Yourself is trademarked (it’s not) I altered the name for my cookies, as in: You’ve Got to be Kidding, These are Healthy?
2/3 C instant oatmeal
1 tsp. baking powder
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
2 2.5 ounce containers prune baby food
2 pkgs. Swiss Miss sugar/fat free hot cocoa mix
2 Tbs. cocoa
1/3 C Splenda
Mix all ingredients. Space evenly on greased cookie sheet – 9 spoonfuls will equal 60 calories per cookie. Bake at 300 degrees for 10 minutes. These are divine, but I highly recommend making your alteration. You can’t go wrong. Try Tbs. of PB2 instead of cocoa. Use a full banana instead of prunes or use applesauce or pumpkin or…
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