Maple Pecan Protein Cookies

Ingredients

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

Instructions

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.