Protein Bourbon Biscuits


April 10, 2016

This recipe was created to satisfy the cravings of the Chief at Skinny Chimp. This chimp LOVES to dunk a naughty biscuit in tea, so asked for my help to create a healthy, protein packed alternative. It needed to have the same delicious taste, manageability when dunking, and it also needed to be quick and easy.

So I give you… The Giant Protein Bourbon Biscuit! (They don’t need to be giant, you can make smaller ones if you wish).

All you will need is…

  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins


For the biscuit

30g Chocolate whey protein (I used Smart Protein’s Optimum Whey)

40g Vitafiber syrup (you can get it here)

5g No added sugar cocoa

For the filling

25g Chocolate Muscle Mousse (which you can get here)

Splash of water

You’ll also need some non stick grease proof paper and a rolling pin.


1Preheat your oven to 170’c

2In a small bowl add the protein powder and cocoa – combine the two fully before adding the syrup.

3With a small spoon or knife mix the syrup into the powder. You’ll need to squash it against the side of the bowl and almost squash the powder into the syrup.

4Once you have done this as much as you can then take a sheet of grease proof paper and tip out the crumbly mixture onto it.

5Put another sheet of grease proof paper over the top and using a rolling pin roll the mixture out so it’s around 1cm thick. Take away the top sheet and using a knife shape into a large square. If you are making one large bourbon you’ll just need to cut it in half (or smaller squares if you want to make a few smaller ones).

6Bake for 10mins then remove from the oven and allow the biscuits to cool while you prepare the Muscle Mousse.

7For this, all you need to do it add a splash of water to the powder slowly to make a thick spreadable paste.

8Once the biscuits have fully cooled, add the filling to one side, add the top and your done!

9Mine didn’t last more than an hour, but I’m sure they would keep for a day or two in an air tight container.


Nutrition Facts

Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat2.1g
Total Carbohydrates40.3g
Dietary Fiber30.3g

2 Reviews


October 1, 2017

looks epic

Giving 5 stars for superness going to make right now.


October 1, 2017

I havent tried the recipe yet but looks great cant wait to get going

Im giving you 5 stars because it looks super and I always love a good healthy snack

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April 10th, 2016