Skinny Snacks // Apple Cinnamon Protein Bars

Ingredients

4 scoops 

vanilla whey protein powder

1/2 cup almond meal/flour

2 tsp 

baking powder

1/4 tsp 

salt

2 tsp 

cinnamon

1/4 tsp 

nutmeg

1/4 tsp 

allspice

egg whites

1/4 cup Splenda or Stevia

1/2 cup 

fat-free cottage cheese

1 tsp 

vanilla extract

medium apple

 - grated (large holes)

Directions

Spray an 8-by-8 inch glass dish with non-stick spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine protein powder, almond meal, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Whisk together and set aside.

In a smaller bowl, combine egg whites, splenda, cottage cheese and vanilla. Whisk until well incorporated and then add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix again.

Fold in grated apple and mix until combined.

Pour batter into the prepared dish and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

Makes 16 squares