1 cup almond butter
1/2 cup coconut oil
1 whole egg
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 scoop (38g) high quality whey protein powder (grass-fed for Paleo)
3/4 cup chopped pecans + extra for topping
1/2 cup maple syrup
Combine all ingredients in a stand mixer until smooth. Chill for 30 minutes and preheat oven to 375F.
Prepare two baking sheets with parchment and drop 1 Tbs of dough at a time spaced an inch apart, press a pecan into the top of each cookie.
Bake for 12-14 minutes until golden and allow to cool before transferring to a plate.