A Christmas Cookie Classic

Good morning, my little cookie crumbs!

Wow, I’m seriously impressed with how many of you would consider whipping up an E.L.F Frittata for your next breakfast! If you want some more ideas (and honorary membership to the Weird Foodie Club), be sure to check out the other #strangebutgood link ups over on Laura’s blog!

Now let’s talk cookies!

I don’t know about you guys, but there is just something about the combo of warm chocolate chip cookies and a cold glass of milk around the holidays…

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Especially if they are soft,

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chewy,

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and COVERED in syrup!

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Yep, because you know how I roll…I eat my cookies for BREAKFAST!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Protein Pancakes

by Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Keywords: fry breakfast high protein protein powder coconut flour chocolate chips Christmas Pancake Sunday winter

Ingredients (Serves 1)

  • 1/3 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1 scoop (30 grams) vanilla protein powder (or another tablespoon of coconut flour)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sodium-free baking powder
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon butter extract (optional)
  • 2 Tablespoons mini chocolate chips, divided.

Instructions

1. Heat a non-stick skillet to medium heat and coat with cooking spray.
2. Combine flours, protein powder, and baking powder in a medium-sized bowl.
3. Whisk egg white until light and frothy.
4. Combine egg white, milk, and extract(s).
5. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until flour is incorporated.
6. Fold in 1 tablespoon of chocolate chips into batter.
7. Spoon batter onto skillet, forming 3 medium-sized pancakes.
8. Cook 5-6 minutes per side or until golden brown with crisp edges.
9. Plate and top with the other tablespoon of chocolate chips (or more…what the heck, it’s the holidays!) and drizzle with maple syrup.

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Nutrition facts* with 2 tablespoons chips but without syrup:

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*If you want to lower the calories a bit, try using a lower calorie flour like oat flour (oats ground into flour using a food processor)…that way you don’t have to skimp on the chocolate! 😉

Chocolate Chip COOKIE Protein Pancakes!

But seriously, what’s a calorie when you’ve got a plate of these babies
staring you in the face?

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Yeah, I thought so too!

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I may or may not have dunked each bite into my glass of milk…and licked my plate clean.

Sorry Santa, you’ll have to get your own! 😉

How do you like your chocolate chip cookies…crunchy, chewy, nutty?

Are you a dunker?

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27 Responses to A Christmas Cookie Classic

  1. Oh MY. I want them NOW. The look SO good! I love chewy cookies and I love them even more topped with an almond butter and honey-mix….sorry, I have to go, I need that now. Happy Sunday!!!

  2. Yea, those look amazing! You cannot go wrong with a chocolate chip cookie (or in this case, chocolate chip cookie pancake). While I never turn down a cookie, I think I prefer chewy chocolate chip cookies best!

  3. OH MY GOSH YOU’RE A GENIUS.

    I’m off to the kitchen. Now. Not kidding.

    I just had to pin this, first :) Now off to go see if I can get mine to look half as good! I’m using chocolate protein powder, let’s see how that turns out…

    By the way, you won my Pretzookies in a Gift Box giveaway! I was like ‘wait, I think I know that name…’ YAY!!!

  4. These sound amazing! A great excuse to eat cookies for breakfast!

  5. Ah, a classic! No one will ever be able to touch your pancake queen title miss heather. You are the reigning champion!

  6. Lee says:

    How do you get your pancakes to look so pretty? Mine are always tasty, but a mess. Do you do multiple ones per pan or just one?

    Also, chewy chocolate chip cookies for sure.

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      I never had much luck cooking them all in one pan…before I got my electric griddle, I used to use a separate skillet for each cake just to give myself plenty of room to maneuver around the cakes without bumping into the others. The last thing you want is to flip your pancake over onto another one…not that I would know or anything…just figuring! 😉

  7. Nikki @ The Road to Less Cake says:

    Yum.

  8. Mmm I wish this post had been up earlier this morning so that I could have made these for breakfast! Chocolate chip cookies are my all time favourite cookie – especially when they’re chewy and just slightly crunchy.

  9. Mmmmm… I love fancy flavors, but at the end of the day the classic chocolate chip is my favorite. Same with cookies. I like them just a little underdone in the center.

    Pretty ‘cakes. :)

  10. Ang says:

    those look amazing! I haven’t had chocolate chip pancakes since i was a kid… I might just have to whip up a batch of gluten free ones for Christmas morning. :)

  11. Delicious!!! I hope you mean serves 1! :)

  12. YUM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love cookies & this is good too! :)

  13. wow I have to make these on christmas for my family :)

  14. YUM! I love Christmas cookies. I plan to do some baking this week but since one of our neighbors dropped some cookies off this afternoon, I was able to enjoy cookies a bit early. :)

  15. Jessie says:

    Man, if the first few photos weren’t a big enough tease, you had to keep them coming!! Ha Ha =)

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  17. I like chocolate chip cookies to be chewy…chewier the better.

    Actually, let’s go ahead and say GOOOOOEY.

    I also prefer them not to be buttery, but milder, made with shortening or oil. Just in case you were wondering. :)

    • kissmybroccoli says:

      Oh yeah, my favorite is when they’re actually almost raw in the center…served straight from the oven…with a bowl of ice cream…and a side of Lactaid! 😉

  18. I want some ooey gooey chocolate chips right now. I haven’t had an appetite all weekend, but these sound amazing right now!

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  21. Lexi says:

    this.is.perfection.

    !

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