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17 Ways To Eat Protein For Dessert

Who needs protein bars when you can eat peanut butter cups?

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2. 1. Strawberry Shortcake Protein Overnight Oatmeal w/ Greek Yogurt

Strawberry shortcake with 10.5 grams of protein per serving. Get the recipe here, via Dashing Dish.

3. 2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Bites

Just two of these cookie dough bites hold 10 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via Sweat Treats and More.

4. 3. Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cups

Eat two of these peanut butter cups for 12.8 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via Peanut Butter and Fitness.

5. 4. Whole Wheat Strawberry Banana Protein Muffins

Make these muffins using Greek yogurt and vanilla whey (2 muffins = 16.8g of protein.) They also come with vitamin C, fiber, and potassium (bonus points). Get the recipe here, via iFoodreal.

6. 5. Red Velvet Protein Bites

Vegan, gluten free, paleo AND just 2 brownies have 10 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via Nutrifitmama.

7. 6. Banana Breakfast Cheesecakes

Skinny. Banana. Cheesecakes. 13.6 grams of protein and less than 200 calories. Get the recipe here, via Amy’s Healthy Baking.

8. 7. Banana Protein Baked Oatmeal Cups

These mini banana muffins contain 3 grams of healthy fats, 9 grams of complex carbs, 4 grams of protein, and only 2 grams of natural sugar. Get the recipe here, via iFoodreal.

9. 8. Healthy Cinnamon Roll Protein Oatmeal

You can make this insanely tasty dish–which packs 22.8 grams of protein–in under 10 minutes. Get the recipe here, via Food Faith Fitness.

10. 9. High Protein Chocolate & Pumpkin Pudding

Chocolate, pumpkin, cinnamon, and vanilla flavors all swirled into this favorite childhood snack. Just 1/2 a cup yields 10 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via Power Hungry.

11. 10. Nutella Fudge Protein Bars

Sugar free. Gluten free. Dairy free. Vegan. 16.5 grams of protein. AND tastes like Nutella. Get the recipe here, via Desserts with Benefits.

12. 11. Protein Pumpkin Bars

Even when topped with the tangy greek yogurt frosting, each bar only comes out to 70 calories. (1 bar = 7 grams of protein.) Get the recipe here, via Made with Love.

13. 12. No Bake White Chocolate Raspberry Protein Cookies

Gluten free, vegan and high in protein, this is the perfect snack for between meals or workouts and only takes 5 minutes to make! (3 cookies = 15g of protein.) Get the recipe here, via The Big Man’s World.

14. 13. 5-Ingredient (No Bake) Protein Bars

Perfect for a snack, breakfast, or lunch, these no-bake bars are easy, inexpensive, and have 11 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via Chew Out Loud.

15. 14. Funfetti Protein Pancakes

Icing + Sprinkles + Pancakes. And it has 45 grams of protein per serving. Get the recipe here, via Peanut Butter and Fitness.

16. 15. Healthy Carrot Cake Truffles

Delicious bites made with walnuts, coconut oil, gluten free flour, vanilla protein, and coated with the must-have Greek yogurt icing. Eat 3 for 12 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via The Big Man’s World.

17. 16. Protein Churro Cheesecake Bars

These healthy churro bars are made with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls and pack 11 grams of protein. Get the recipe here, via The Epicurean Body Builder.

18. 17. 100-Calorie Raspberry Chocolate Chip Protein Brownies

Deliciously rich, gooey, gluten-free brownies made with chocolate protein powder (2 brownies = 10 grams of protein.) Get the recipe here, via Ambitious Kitchen.

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