Prot: 21 g, Carbs: 31 g (21 g fiber, 4 g sugar), Fat: 8 g, Cal: 281 (3 cookies).

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The first time I bit into a White Chocolate Raspberry Quest Bar, I immediately thought of Linzer cookies. So why not turn the bar into one? Or three, rather. :) Here you have Quest Bar Linzer Cookies!

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These cookies are amazingly delicious! I was so excited to make them; I even put on my Quest t-shirt and got in a picture. But I was totally bummed out after I ate them all and they were gone. What was I thinking, only making one bar’s worth?

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The Quest bar itself is pretty delicious. And I’ve mentioned before that I’m not usually a fruit-flavored fan; I’m a chocolate dessert kind of girl. But the white chocolate raspberry is great!

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Nothing too fancy going on to make these Quest Bar Linzer Cookies. I used parchment paper to help flatten the bar, and cookie cutters to get the shapes. The filling is made from raspberries and stevia. I cooked the filling to make it more like preserves, but you can just smash up some raw raspberries, if you prefer.

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Did you know… when you buy your Quest bars (or anything else) through the links on this blog, Andréa’s Protein Cakery gets a small commission from the sales. It’s a great way to say thanks for the recipes, and to keep this blog alive! But however you get them, get yourself some White Chocolate Raspberry bars, and make some Quest Bar Linzer Cookies!

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Quest Bar Linzer Cookies
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 1
  • Serving size: 3 cookies
  • Calories: 281
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Fiber: 21g
  • Protein: 21g
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Makes 3 Linzer cookies (1 serving).
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325F (163C).
  2. Place Quest bar on a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for about 6 minutes, until the bar begins to puff.
  4. Meanwhile, make the raspberry filling by boiling the raspberries (mash them over low heat, bring to a boil). Let simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove raspberries from heat, and add stevia. Mix well.
  6. Remove Quest bar from oven, and use the parchment to help you flatten the bar (fold the parchment over the bar, and press down with an oven mitt). The white chocolate part will be a bit melted, but you can just fold that back into the cookie dough.
  7. Use cookie cutters to make the flowered shapes. The three top cookies should have a hole in the middle. As with regular cookie dough, combine the dough remnants and flatten again to cut more cookies.
  8. Bake the cookies for a few minutes more, until firm.
  9. Remove cookies from oven, and let cool.
  10. Sprinkle the top cookies with BCAA powder for the look of powdered sugar.
  11. Spoon raspberry filling onto bottom cookies, and top with powdered top cookies.
  12. Enjoy!
Notes
In calculating the calories, I computed 9*(grams of fat) + 4*(grams of carbs) + 4*(grams of protein), which gives a higher calorie count than is on the Quest bar wrapper. I think they do some fancy math because of the high fiber content.
To make the Linzer cookie shape, use a Linzer cutter or flower and circle cutters.

**I later realized this Quest bar is 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!