low carb skillet cookie with protein powder

Low Carb Skillet Cookie

A gooey skillet cookie made with almond flour, protein powder, and confetti sprinkles for a good time.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword birthday cake, high protein, low carb, protein cookie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 230 kcal
Author Mason Woodruff


  • 1/2 C (56g) Blanched Almond Flour
  • 2 scoops (62g) PEScience Protein Powder vanilla or cake pop
  • 1/4 C (36g) Granulated Sugar Substitute I used Swerve Granular
  • 1/3 C (74g) Light Butter I used Land O' Lakes with canola
  • 1/4 C (60g) Unsweetened Apple Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp (12g) Rainbow Sprinkles
  • 1/4 tsp Cake Batter Extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and spray a 6.5” cast iron skillet or oven safe pan that’s similar in size with a bit of nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Mix the dry ingredients together.

    dry ingredients for low carb skillet cookie
  3. Microwave the butter for 5-10 seconds to soften before mixing with the apple sauce and cake batter extract.

    butter, apple sauce, and cake batter extract
  4. Add to the dry ingredients and stir until a dough forms.

    wet ingredients added to the mixed dry ingredients
  5. Add the cookie dough to the skillet and use a rubber spatula to spread it to the edges and smooth the top.

    skillet cookie before baking
  6. Bake for 18-22 minutes or until the center is set but slightly gooey inside. Don’t over cook—it’s better slightly underdone than overdone. (If you use a larger pan/dish, reduce the cooking time since the cookie will be thinner.)

  7. Top with ice cream or low fat whipped cream and dig in.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Skillet Cookie
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Carbohydrates 7.5g3%
Protein 15g30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.