Have your cake and drink it too with this delicious Sugar Cookie Protein Shake! It's made with a handful of simple ingredients and it tastes like a delicious vanilla sugar cookie. This recipe uses vegan pea protein, making it an amazing source of plant-based protein. Add some seeds or nut butters to the mix and you have a filling and satisfying shake that makes for a perfect healthy breakfast or post-workout treat.
Sugar Cookie Protein Shake Ingredients
- Frozen Bananas: Frozen ripe bananas provide fiber, healthy carbs, and natural sweetness to our sugar cookie protein shake.
- Milk: To keep this protein shake vegan and dairy-free, we used unsweetened almond milk. You can also use oat milk. If you are not vegan or dairy-free, feel free to use regular whole milk, skim milk, 1% milk, or 2% milk in this recipe.
- Oats: Oats provide healthy carbs and fiber to our sugar cookie protein shake! It also gives our sugar cookie protein shake a cookie-like taste.
- Protein Powder: We recommend using NUFYX vanilla flavored vegan protein powder in this recipe. If you are not vegan or dairy-free, feel free to use whey protein. Peanut Butter and Jilly is a partner of NUFYX because their protein powder has clean ingredients, is tested for heavy metals, contains digestive enzymes, is certified organic, and absolutely delicious! Use my affiliate code : PBJILLY for 15% off.
- Seeds: Adding chia seeds and flax seeds is a way to incorporate healthy fats and fiber into this smoothie which will make it more filling and satisfying.
- Peanut Butter: Peanut butter provides healthy fats and a delicious peanut butter flavor to this recipe. Adding a small amount of healthy fats to a smoothie or protein shake will make it more filling and satisfying.
- Maple Syrup: If you desire to have a sweeter protein shake, add about a tablespoon of maple syrup to your blender. A little bit will go a long way!
- Vanilla: Use this if your protein powder is unflavored.
- Sprinkles: Totally unnecessary! But, we find that the sprinkles make this protein smoothie look and taste even more like a sugar cookie.
How To Make A Sugar Cookie Protein Shake
Step 1: Add the frozen banana, almond or oat milk, oats, vanilla pea protein, flax seeds, chia seeds, and nut butter or maple syrup (if using) to a blender. Blend until smooth and top with sprinkles. Enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions
Absolutely! Make this the night before a busy morning or before your workout and store it in the fridge. I recommend waiting to add the sprinkles until you're ready to serve it.
I find that this sugar cookie protein smoothie is naturally sweet enough thanks to the vanilla pea protein powder and the overripe banana. If you desire more sweetness, add up to a tablespoon of maple syrup.
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Sugar Cookie Protein Shake Ingredients
- 1 cup unsweetened almond or oat milk
- ½ frozen ripe banana
- 4 tablespoon vegan vanilla protein powder
- 2 tablespoon old fashioned rolled oats
- 1 tablespoon flax seed meal
- 1 tablespoon almond butter
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoon raisins or 1 date
Sugar Cookie Protein Shake Instructions
- Add the frozen banana, almond milk, vanilla protein powder, flax seeds, raisins, cinnamon, and almond butter to the blender. Blend until smooth and creamy and option to top with a crushed gluten free and vegan cookie (I used Tate's) to make this an extra special treat!
The recipes on Peanut Butter and Jilly can easily be adapted to fit a vegan lifestyle, a gluten-free lifestyle, or both depending on the ingredients you use. Please review the ingredients lists carefully and refer to our recommendations in the Notes of the recipe card to make this recipe compatible with your needs. Nutrition information provided is an estimate, and will vary based on specific brands of ingredients used and cooking methods.