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Healthy Desserts Shockingly High in Protein

  • The Glowing Fridge

    Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough

    You'll never guess that one serving of this healthy cookie dough is packed with 11 grams of protein—and from chickpeas. This sweet treat tastes like the raw cookie dough Mom would never let you have. Go ahead, indulge!

    Get the recipe: Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough

  • My Fussy Eater

    Dark Chocolate Strawberry Yogurt Bark

    Craving something crunchy? This yogurt bark will take care of that! And at seven grams of protein, it's way better than any greasy chip.

    Get the recipe: Frozen Yogurt Bark

  • ProShapeFitness

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Protein Pudding

    This quick and easy chia protein pudding is a serious upgrade from that stuff that comes in a box. It has the benefits of a superfood and 29 grams of protein on its side. Sounds like a clear winner!

    Get the recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Protein Pudding

  • The Big Man's World

    No-Bake Triple Chocolate Protein Cookies

    These cookies are chocolaty enough to satisfy any chocoholic's craving, while packing in tons of fiber and 11 grams of protein. The best part? There's no baking required.

    Get the recipe: No-Bake Triple Chocolate Protein Cookies

  • Dashing Dish

    Clean Eating Protein Cheesecake

    Low-fat cream cheese, Greek yogurt, and vanilla protein powder are the secret ingredients that fill this dessert with 15 grams of creamy protein goodness per slice.

    Get the recipe: Clean Eating Protein Cheesecake

  • Healthy Recipes Blogs

    Frozen Greek Yogurt

    You never need to leave the house to satisfy your need for froyo again. This healthy DIY frozen Greek yogurt is an icy treat with 10 grams of protein.

    Get the recipe: Homemade Frozen Greek Yogurt

  • Gimme Some Oven

    Cranberry Almond Protein Bars

    These are just sweet enough to be your late-night sugar fix, but the healthy fats and seven grams of nutty protein make them a good snack any time.

    Get the recipe: Cranberry Almond Protein Bars

  • Peanut Butter and Fitness

    Homemade Protein Peanut Butter Cups

    Go ahead, have two! These simple five-ingredient peanut butter cups pack almost 13 grams of melt-in-your-mouth protein.

    Get the recipe: Homemade Protein Peanut Butter Cups

  • With Salt and Wit

    Chewy Cinnamon Roll Protein Granola Bars

    This gooey cinnamon roll slash granola bar mash-up packs 11 grams of protein and even more decadant bakery-like flavor.

    Get The Recipe: Chewy Cinnamon Roll Protein Granola Bars

  • Desserts with Benefits

    Pumpkin Pie Protein Pudding

    This pumpkin pie alternative so good that you'll be tempted to swap it for the traditional recipe. Plus, 11 grams of protein give you an excuse to eat it whenever your sweet tooth comes calling.

    Get the recipe: Pumpkin Pie Protein Pudding

  • Ambitious Kitchen

    100-Calorie Raspberry Chocolate Chip Protein Brownies

    When decadent brownies are only 100 calories and pack eight grams of protein, you can definitely have seconds.

    Get the recipe: 100-Calorie Raspberry Chocolate Chip Protein Brownies

  • Produce on Parade

    Birthday Cake Smoothie

    Every night feels like your birthday with a cake-flavored smoothie that tastes almost as good as the real thing. Bonus: Thanks to 18 grams of protein, you'll avoid the sugar rush (and subsequent crash) later.

    Get the recipe: Birthday Cake Smoothie

  • The Honour System

    Maple Vanilla Protein Fudge

    Fudge doesn't need to be unhealthy: This recipe blends good-for-you fat from coconut oil with 10 grams of protein to create a fudge you can indulge in anytime.

    Get the recipe: Maple Vanilla Protein Fudge

  • Greek Yogurt with Oranges & Mint

    This light dessert blends the sweetness of honey and fruit with refreshing mint—plus 11 grams of protein. Try a cup at your next party for a great way to end the meal.

    Get the recipe: Greek Yogurt with Oranges & Mint


Lauren Mazzo

Lauren Mazzo is a digital assistant editor for Shape and Fitness. She's an Ithaca College alumna, a Rochester, NY, native and an NYC transplant.  More →

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