These Peanut Butter, Banana & Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies are a delicious and nutritious treat that serves as a smart snack or even a quick breakfast option. With a total preparation and cooking time of just 25 minutes and a straightforward recipe, these cookies are easy to make, making them a convenient choice for those looking to incorporate protein into their diet without sacrificing taste.

The inclusion of mashed banana not only adds natural sweetness but also serves as a binding agent, eliminating the need for added sugars in the recipe. Lily’s Milk Chocolate Style Baking Chips offer a delightful chocolatey flavor without the guilt, as they contain no added sugar. This makes the cookies a wholesome option for those who are mindful of their sugar intake.

With each cookie boasting 6 grams of protein, these treats provide a satisfying and hearty snacking experience. The use of fat-free cottage cheese, powdered peanut butter, and old-fashioned rolled oats contributes to the protein content while maintaining a moist and chewy texture. The vanilla extract enhances the overall flavor profile, creating a well-balanced and enjoyable cookie.

The simple preparation involves mashing the banana and cottage cheese, whisking in the vanilla, salt, and egg, and then incorporating the powdered peanut butter, oats, and chocolate chips. The resulting dough is dropped onto a prepared baking sheet and baked until the cookies are set and lightly browned, resulting in a batch of delightful, protein-packed cookies.

Each serving consists of one cookie, providing a convenient portion size for a quick and satisfying snack. Whether you’re an avid fitness enthusiast seeking a protein boost or simply looking for a healthier alternative to traditional cookies, these Peanut Butter, Banana & Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies offer a tasty solution. Their ease of preparation, natural sweetness, and protein content make them a versatile and enjoyable addition to your snack or breakfast repertoire.

Peanut butter, banana & chocolate chip protein cookies

Total Time

25 min


10 min


15 min





Boasting 6 grams of protein each, these hearty cookies make a smart snack or breakfast. They contain no added sugar (if you make sure to use Lily’s chocolate chips), being sweetened naturally with mashed banana. There’s no need to puree the cottage cheese; you can simply mash it with the banana.



1 medium

Fat free cottage cheese

½ cup(s)

Vanilla extract

1 tsp

Table salt

¼ tsp


1 large egg(s)

Powdered peanut butter

¼ cup(s)

Uncooked old fashioned rolled oats

1 cup(s)

Lily’s Milk Chocolate Style Baking Chips

35 gm, 80 chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  2. In a medium bowl, mash the banana with a fork until almost smooth. Add the cottage cheese and mash to desired consistency. Whisk in the vanilla, salt, and egg until smooth. Whisk in the peanut butter powder until well combined. Stir in the oats and chocolate chips.
  3. Drop the dough by ¼ cupfuls onto the prepared pan. Bake until the cookies are set and lightly browned, 15 to 18 minutes.
  4. Serving size: 1 cookie