Sweet Potato Pie Protein Blondies
Three layers of HEAVEN! A sweet potato layer on top of a marshmallow layer on top of a sweet potato layer drizzled with vanilla protein icing and chopped pecans….DELICIOUS! Big thanks, as always, to Giant Sports and their delicious protein powder. My one and only protein powder I use :) There is a link at the bottom of this post if you're interested in purchasing your own! Enjoy!
Sweet Potato Batter
¼ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
¾ cup coconut flour
1½ scoops Giant Sports Delicious Vanilla Shake protein powder
4 Tbsp. granulated stevia
½ cup cooked sweet potatoes, mashed
1 large egg, whisked
½ cup unsweetened almond milk
½ cup sugar-free maple syrup
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/3 cup coconut flour
¾ scoops Giant Sports Delicious vanilla Shake protein powder
2 Tbsp. granulated stevia
3 Tbsp. plain greek yogurt
1 egg white
¼ cup Coffee-Mate sugar-free Italian Sweet Cream coffee creamer
¼ cup sugar-free maple syrup
2 Tbsp. unsalted pecans, chopped
1½ Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
¾ scoop Giant Sports Delicious Vanilla Shake protein powder
1.) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8 x 8 baking pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.
2.) Place all sweet potato batter ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl. Using a large spoon, mix all ingredients together until batter is smooth and well combined. Batter will be thick.
3.) Place all marshmallow batter ingredients in separate small mixing bowl. Using a large spoon, mix all ingredients together until batter is smooth and well combined. This batter will also be thick.
4.) Divide sweet potato batter in half. Place one half of sweet potato batter on bottom of baking pan. Spread and smooth batter evenly with your hands or spoon ensuring batter completely covers the bottom of baking pan.
5.) Evenly place marshmallow batter in baking pan on top of sweet potato batter. Spread and smooth batter evenly with your hands or spoon ensuring batter completely covers the sweet potato batter.
6.) Evenly place the last half of sweet potato batter on top of marshmallow batter. Spread and smooth sweet potato batter evenly with your hands or spoon ensuring batter completely covers marshmallow batter. Sprinkle unsalted pecans on top.
7.) Place pan in the oven and bake for 30-34 minutes. Remove from oven and let bars cool for 1 hour. Whisk together protein icing ingredients and drizzle on top of cooled blondies. Place blondies in the fridge for an additional 30 minutes. Remove from fridge and slice into 16 squares. Serve immediately.
Makes 16 servings
1 serving = 1 square
MACROS for 1 square:
97 calories, 7.1g protein, 8.4g carbs, 4g fiber, 3.9g fat, 1.3g sugar
Where to Find Commonly Used Products:
Giant Sports Delicious Protein Powder - http://www.vitaminshoppe.com/search/controller?N=200789495&type=brand
Coconut Flour – www.vitacost.com