Grain Free Protein Shortbread

These protein shortbread are unbelievably easy and made with only 6 ingredients! They are also delicious unfrosted or topped off with nut butter of your choice or my Homemade Rainbow Sprinkles (allergy friendly!) !You can easily make any color frosting using Suncore Food’s Supercolor Powder (this link will direct you to a 15% discount!!) Here is the recipe for this healthy treat

Grain Free Protein Shortbread Cookies

Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Servings: 12 cookies


  • 1 cup 1 cup blanched almond flour Bob's Red Mill Almond Flour, Resealable Stand up Bag, 32 OZ
  • 1 scoop 1 scoop Nuzest vanilla clean lean protein powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar – I used regular cane sugar but you could also use honey, maple syrup, etc.
  • 1/4 cup cup melted ghee
  • 1-2 tbsp water (might not need this if you use liquid sweetener)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • mix sugar and melted ghee first
  • mix the rest of the ingredients until it forms a dough
  • let the mix sit in the refrigerator for 30 min-hour
  • roll dough into balls and form cookie shape by lightly pressing dough
  • bake for 15 minutes at 350F
  • once cookies cooled, I frosted them using Simple Mills vanilla frosting, mixed with 1 tsp Suncore Foods (code SFGFCAKE15 for 15% off) blue spirulina – try any of their supercolor powders for a natural alternative to food dyes or try the Homemade Rainbow Sprinkles (allergy friendly!)
This is a second batch I made- topped with my Homemade Rainbow Sprinkles (allergy friendly!)

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