These tiny festive star-shaped cookies are light, sweet and pretty! It’s the perfect addition to your holiday cookie platter.
Best of all these ingredients are healthy and low in sugar so you can stay on track with your fitness journey while enjoying the holidays to the max!
¾ cup plus 1 Tablespoon Frosted Vanilla Cake Protein Powder
¼ cup plus 1 Tablespoon
⅓ cup granular Swerve
¼ teaspoon sea salt
½ cup raw cashews, soaked in water for 10 minutes and drained
¼ cup almond milk
1 egg white
¼ teaspoon almond extract
¼ cup Coconut Oil OR Butter
1 cup Swerve Confectioners Style
1 tablespoon meringue powder
2 tablespoons almond milk
**For Topping** ½ cup sliced almonds
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
In a mixing bowl combine the dry cookie ingredients: protein powder, coconut flour, granulated swerve, salt and baking soda. Mix to combine.
In a food processor combine the cashews and almond milk until smooth. Add the egg white, vanilla extract and almond extract. Mix until smooth. Add the dry cookie ingredients and mix well.
Sprinkle a piece of parchment paper with coconut flour. Place the dough on the parchment paper and sprinkle the top of the dough with coconut flour. Place another piece of parchment paper over the dough and use a rolling pin to roll the dough out to ¼ inch thickness. Use a star cookie cutter to create 36 star cookies. Transfer the cookies using a metal spatula to one of the prepared baking sheets.
Bake in the preheated oven for 6 minutes. Allow the cookies to cool before transferring to a wire cooling rack.
Whisk the icing ingredients together until smooth. Spread icing over the cooled cookies and top with sliced almonds. Enjoy!