Pre And Post Workout Protein Cookies

Pre And Post Workout Protein Cookies

Low GI carbohydrates and quality protein makes these babies the perfect choice to maximise recovery.

Whey protein, which is a great source of amino acids to aid recovery and repair after exercise. Alternatively, you can munch on a biscuit or two to fuel your body prior to working out. They also contain ground flax seeds, which is a source of omega-3 fatty acids, and fibre, which improves insulin sensitivity and helps beat cravings.

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  • 1⁄2 cup of apple sauce
- you can also use apple sauce as a substitute for butter in most protein bar recipes.
  • 1⁄4 cup of honey
  • 1⁄4 cup organic peanut butter
  • 1⁄4 cup water
  • 1 whole egg
  • Cinnamon
  • 4 scoops of whey protein powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp of baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1⁄2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1⁄4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 1⁄2 cups of oats
  • 1 cup of high fibre cereal
  • 1⁄2 cup raisins
1⁄2 tsp of vanilla extract


  • Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Spoon mixture onto non-stick cooking sheet spaced 3 cm apart. 
If you feel the consistency of the mixture is too runny, add more oats to the mix.
  • Bake at 180°C for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown.
Allow to cool before removing from the baking tray.


Author: Tanja Schmitz

Founder and Editor of Fitness Magazine. You’ll find her behind her computer or on her bike, dreaming up new ways to improve or create content for you.