Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cookie

When I think about Valentine’s Day, I see hearts, the color red and of course CHOCOLATE! This recipe is the perfect Valentine’s Day cheat treat because it includes all of those things!! I dare say these cookies might work even better than cupid’s arrow at winning over that special Valentine this year! This recipe comes from Clean Simple Foodie – Erika Peterson . Give it a try!

Valentine's Day Red Velvet Cookies

by Erika Peterson, Clean Simple Foodie
Valentine’s Day Red Velvet Cookie

What you will need:

½ cup coconut oil, softened (almond butter works too!)
½ cup honey
½ cup baking Stevia
1 whole egg
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 tsp red food coloring
2 cups Kodiak Power Cakes Flapjack and Waffle Mix Protein Packed OR white whole-wheat flour
1 scoop vanilla protein powder (optional)
2 Tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp sea salt
60 dark chocolate chips, melted

Let’s Bake!

1. Using a hand mixer, beat together coconut oil, honey and stevia until well combined. Add whole egg, vanilla and food coloring. Mix well and set aside.

2. In a separate bowl, combine Kodiak Power Cakes mix OR whole-wheat flour, protein powder, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.

3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Mix well.

4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

5. Roll out dough and cut into shapes or use a cookie scoop to form balls.

6. Place cookie dough on parchment paper on a cookie sheet. Bake for 5 minutes at 350 degrees.

7. Drizzle with melted dark chocolate.

Tip: If using protein powder in recipe, store leftovers (if any!!) in the fridge.

What’s in each cookie:

About 105 calories; 6g fat; 12g carbs; 4g protein

*Macros using coconut oil, Kodiak Power Cakes mix and protein powder with 140 calories per scoop.

About Me:

Superman’s wife, Mother of 3, lover of family, fitness, and baseball tees and of course, anything that involves clean food (lots of it)!  AFPA certified nutrition and wellness consultant, certified TRX group fitness instructor and Clean. Simple. Foodie.  If you need me, I’ll be in the kitchen!

Erika Peterson - Simple Clean Foodie - Guest blogger on http://heidipowell.net/5441

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7 Comments

  1. Erika Peterson - February 26, 2014

    @lauraspinella I would try using 1 cup almond flour and 1 cup brown rice flour:)

  2. Erika Peterson - February 26, 2014

    Oops!! Recipe makes 24 cookies!! @LoveSweetd @TrishTavani

  3. Linda - February 14, 2014

    Nothing healthy about red food coloring. They will still be delicious without the coloring. Leave it out.

  4. LoveSweetd - February 13, 2014

    Please could you tell us how many the recipe is supposed to make? Calorie count/macros don’t mean much without this information.

  5. Trish Tavani - February 13, 2014

    These look fabulous. How many cookies does the recipe make?

  6. kelly krontz - February 13, 2014

    sounds good ill have to try it !!!!!!

  7. Laura Spinella - February 13, 2014

    Hi Heidi!!! Can you use almond flour and make them gluten free?

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