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Craving cookies? These protein-packed, guilt-free alternatives will take care of it.

Nutrition (per 3 cookie balls)

Protein: 22g; fat: 20g; carbs: 35g

Recipe and photo courtesy of Lori Shaw, author of the Something Sweet e-cookbook.

Makes 3 Servings
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½ cup nut butter
3 scoops chocolate protein powder
1½ cups spelt flakes cereal
½ cup drained tart cherries from a jar
Pinch of fine sea salt
½ cup raisins
2 Tbsp dried apricots
2 Tbsp flaxseed meal
¼ tsp cinnamon
Coarse salt
1½ Tbsp powdered peanuts
How to make it 

Process all ingredients (except powdered peanuts) together in your food processor.

Form into balls, then roll in powdered peanuts.

Store refrigerated.