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Collagen Cookies: Five Recipes You’ll Love

Collagen cookies are a yummy way to enjoy the benefits of collagen.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these delicious recipes!

Baking with Collagen

Collagen is a protein that’s found naturally in our bodies, but as we age, our production of it slows down.

This can lead to wrinkles, sagging skin, and joint pain.

That’s why many people are turning to collagen supplements to help boost their levels.

But what if you could deliciously get your collagen fix? Enter collagen cookies!

Woman eating a cookie
Collagen Cookies

Texture

Collagen is a protein that, when added to cookie recipes, can influence the texture.

It might contribute to a softer, more chewy consistency in the cookies due to its binding properties.

Taste

Collagen itself is flavorless, so it won’t affect the overall taste of your cookies. 

However, it can slightly enhance the nutty notes of ingredients like almond flour or cocoa powder.

Nutrition

Collagen cookies provide an additional source of protein.

Depending on the recipe and the amount of collagen added, these cookies may offer a higher protein content compared to their traditional counterparts.

Collagen Cookie Recipes

1
Chocolate Chip Collagen Cookies
Collagen Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies
Upgrade your classic chocolate chip cookies with a healthy twist! These delightful treats are made with dairy-free coconut oil and collagen powder, giving them a unique flavor and a boost of protein!
Check out this recipe
2
Carrot Cake Collagen Cookies
Carrot Cake Collagen Cookies
Imagine soft, spiced cookies bursting with grated carrot flecks, warm cinnamon, and a hint of nutmeg. But this isn't your average treat – a scoop of collagen powder hides within, adding a subtle protein boost and a chewy edge. Each bite is a delightful dance between classic carrot cake flavors and a modern health kick, leaving you satisfied and wanting more.
Check out this recipe
3
Chocolate Collagen Cookies
Chocolate Collagen Cookies
Indulge in decadent chocolate collagen cookies, where chocolate meets the nourishing benefits of collagen. These chocolate delights are also gluten-free and do not contain refined sugar.
Check out this recipe
4
Peanut Butter Collagen Cookies
Savor the delightful fusion of creamy peanut butter and the added nutritional punch of collagen in these delectable cookies. With a perfect balance of nutty sweetness and the potential benefits of collagen, these soft, chewy treats offer a delightful snack that nourishes both the body and the taste buds.
Check out this recipe
5
Heart-Shaped Collagen Cookies from Vital Proteins
Heart-Shaped Collagen Cookies
Get ready for a Valentine's Day treat! These Heart-Shaped Collagen Cookies boast a vanilla flavor, courtesy of Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer® in Vanilla. In addition to this Collagen Creamer™ supplement, these treats also call for oat flour for the cookie dough base, monk fruit for some sweetness and coconut oil for the best consistency.
Check out this recipe

Collagen peptides mix well in yogurt. Check out our post on Collagen Yogurt.

Benefits of Collagen Cookies

These treats offer a creative and delicious way to incorporate collagen into your diet, providing potential benefits similar to those of consuming collagen in other forms.

Some potential advantages of collagen include:

  1. Skin Health: A crucial protein for skin elasticity and hydration may support healthier and more supple skin.
  2. Joint Support: Collagen is a key component of cartilage, aiding in joint flexibility and potentially reducing joint discomfort.
  3. Hair and Nail Strength: A supporter of hair and nail structure, collagen may contribute to healthier and stronger hair and nails.
  4. Convenient Nutrient Boost: Collagen cookies are a convenient way to increase collagen intake without relying solely on supplements.
  5. Balanced Ingredients: Depending on the recipe, collagen cookies can be made with healthier ingredients such as almond flour, coconut oil, and natural sweeteners, offering a healthier alternative.

While collagen offers potential benefits, these treats should be enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

*Individual responses to collagen consumption may vary, and it’s advisable to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized guidance before incorporating a dietary supplement into your wellness routine.

Collagen written out in scrabble tiles surrounded by spoonfuls of powdered collagen supplements.

You can learn more about collagen in this Age-Defying Dietitian blog post – “Marine Collagen vs Bovine Collagen – Which One is Right for You?“.

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Check out more healthy recipes in the Age-Defying Dietitian’s Healthy Aging Recipes section of the blog.

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