Cranberry Protein Oatmeal Cookies

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These cookies have smart carbs, healthy fats, and some protein - what’s not to love? They take about 10 minutes to whip up and have just 7 ingredients! I’ll be enjoying these post workout for the next few days for sure.

And this week is special because you can check out the video recipe demo below as I talk through the difference between rolled and steel cut oats, where the majority of the calories are coming from in this cookie, and why I don’t recommend you make your own nut butter. :o)


COOK TIME: 20 Minutes



  • Banana (mashed)

  • 1/4 cup Vanilla Protein Powder

  • 1 cup Oats

  • 1 cup Almond Butter

  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

  • 1/4 cup Dried Unsweetened Cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350oF (177oC). Mash bananas in a bowl with a fork. Add protein powder

    and mix well.

  2. Mix in the oats, almond butter, cinnamon and dried cranberries. Roll into balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Press down gently with a fork to flatten. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Enjoy!


Don’t Have Almond Butter?

Use another nut butter instead.


Calories 266

Fat 18g

Carbs 19g

Fiber 5g

Sugar 6g

Protein 10g

Did you try the recipe? Did you like it? Let me know! I’d love to hear from you by email at OR on Instagram at @ashleybrownfitnessnutrition.


Ashley Brown