Quest Bar Cookies

Prot: 21 g, Carbs: 21 g, Fat: 8 g, Cal: 240

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In case you’ve never tried baking your Quest bar into cookies, I thought I’d make a quick post on my new favorite thing, Quest Bar Cookies!

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When I first started protein baking and becoming part of the online fitness community, I kept hearing about Quest bars. Everyone seems to rave about how great they taste, and about their great macros. Quest bars are high in protein, and are made with isomalto-oligosaccharides, a prebiotic fiber, which gives them the pliable consistency of a Power Bar but with only a few grams of non-fiber carbs. (A note about the macros: I think Quest does some fancy math to reduce the calories because of the high fiber content. I calculated the calories here without any fancy math.)

Anyway, the Quest bars are great! I quickly became a fan. My favorite flavors are Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Double Chocolate Chunk, Chocolate Brownie, and Cookies & Cream. (Anyone sensing a theme, here?)

So when the folks at Quest Nutrition contacted me about sending over some bars for me to bake with, I was thrilled! And so curious about how they bake up!

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I tried my first batch of Quest Bar Cookies by cutting up a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Quest bar into 8 pieces, and baking them. As I mentioned in my Facebook post, I was fascinated at the change in texture and so impressed!

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I’m embarrassed to say that there was a time while I was in grad school that I would eat a bunch of cookies for dinner (because I didn’t care enough about myself to make a proper meal). Now, it is quite a treat to be able to feel good about having 8 cookies as a quick meal or snack!

So here you have the simple instructions for my new favorite thing, Quest Bar Cookies!

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And I want to thank you kindly for using the links and ads here to purchase your Quest bars, since a small commission goes to support the blog (which means more great recipes for you!).

Enjoy!


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Quest Bar Cookies
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 1
  • Serving size: 8 cookies
  • Calories: 240
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 21g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Fiber: 17g
  • Protein: 21g
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Makes 8 cookies (one serving).
Ingredients
  • 1 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Quest bar (or any flavor)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325F (163C).
  2. Cut the Quest bar into 8 pieces.
  3. Place the pieces on a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 3 minutes, then flatten the cookies.
  5. Bake 3 minutes more.
  6. Let cool slightly, and enjoy!
Notes
The macros here are for a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Quest bar (my favorite!), and I calculated calories without any high-fiber fancy math.

**I later realized that some Quest bars are sweetened with sucralose, an artificial sweetener. While I will continue to enjoy these cookies in moderation, it is my goal here on the blog to bring you all-natural recipes. I will continue to work with the naturally sweetened Quest bars, and I hope Quest will consider switching to natural sweeteners for all of their bars!

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