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Protein is an important macronutrient that will help you build lean muscle and keep you feeling fuller. Sure, you can get your protein fix with a chicken breast or protein shake, but what about something sweet? Turns out, it’s totally possible to enjoy dessert and also load up on protein at the same time.

With these 25 protein-packed desserts, you don’t have to choose between eating something with protein and eating something to satisfy your sweet tooth. These healthy dessert recipes won’t blow your macros and will leave you feeling satisfied. Plus, they’re damn delicious.

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1. Chickpea Cookie Dough

Chickpea Cookie Dough

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Get the recipe: chickpea cookie dough

Total protein: 11.1 grams

2. Chocolate Milkshake Smoothie

Chocolate Milkshake Smoothie

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Get the recipe: chocolate milkshake smoothie

Total protein: 22 grams

3. Chocolate Almond Protein Bars

Chocolate Almond Protein Bars

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Get the recipe: chocolate almond protein bars

Total protein: 12.8 grams

4. Brownie Bites

Brownie Bites

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Get the recipe: brownie bites

Total protein: 5.1 grams (per bite)

5. Vanilla Shake

Vanilla Shake

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Get the recipe: vanilla shake

Total protein: 17.4 grams

6. Peanut Butter Protein Balls

peanut butter Protein Balls

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Get the recipe: PB protein balls

Total protein: 9 grams (two balls)

7. Molten Lava Cake

Molten Lava Cake

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Get the recipe: molten lava cake

Total protein: 20.1 grams

8. Chocolate Raspberry Protein Balls

Chocolate Raspberry Protein Balls

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Get the recipe: chocolate raspberry protein balls

Total protein: 3.3 grams

9. Protein-Packed Vegan Ice Cream

Protein Packed Vegan Ice Cream

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Get the recipe: protein-packed vegan ice cream

Total protein: 15.1 grams

10. Chocolate-Mousse-Filled Strawberries

Chocolate Mousse Filled Strawberries

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Get the recipe: chocolate-mousse-filled strawberries

Total protein: 5.6 grams

11. Chocolate Hummus

Chocolate Hummus

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Get the recipe: chocolate hummus

Total protein: 5 grams

12. Protein-Packed Brownies

Protein Packed Brownies

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Get the recipe: protein-packed brownies

Total protein: 5 grams

13. Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie Protein Balls

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie Protein-Balls

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Get the recipe: chocolate chip pumpkin pie protein balls

Total protein: 3.4 grams

14. Banana Bread

Banana Bread

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Get the recipe: banana bread

Total protein (per slice): 8.2 grams

15. Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Freezer Fudge

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Freezer Fudge

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Get the recipe: vegan chocolate chip cookie dough freezer fudge

Total protein: 5.8 grams

16. Roasted Honey Cinnamon Chickpeas

Roasted Honey Cinnamon Chickpeas

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Get the recipe: roasted honey cinnamon chickpeas

Total protein: 6.2 grams

17. Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

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Get the recipe: chocolate chip pumpkin bars

Total protein: 8.3 grams

18. Paleo Pecan Pie Bars

Paleo Pecan Pie Bars

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Get the recipe: Paleo pecan pie bars

Total protein: 5.9 grams

19. Lemon Blueberry Protein Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Protein Muffins

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Get the recipe: lemon blueberry protein muffins

Total protein: 6.0 grams

20. Pumpkin Raisin Flax Muffins

Pumpkin Raisin Flax Muffins

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Get the recipe: pumpkin raisin flax muffins

Total protein: 5.0 grams

21. Vegan Chocolate Frosted Doughnuts

Vegan Chocolate Frosted Doughnuts

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Get the recipe: vegan chocolate frosted doughnuts

Total protein: 5.1 grams

22. Sweet Potato Banana Protein Bread

Sweet Potato Banana Protein Bread

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Get the recipe: sweet potato banana protein bread

Total protein: 10.4 grams

23.Banana Oatmeal Crumb Muffins With Avocado

Banana-Oatmeal Crumb Muffins Avocado

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Get the recipe: banana oatmeal crumb muffins with avocado

Total protein: 5.2 grams

24. Cherry Almond Coconut Protein Balls

Cherry Almond Coconut Protein Balls

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Get the recipe: cherry almond coconut protein balls

Total protein: 3.7 grams

25. Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Balls

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Get the recipe: chocolate chip peanut butter protein balls

Total Protein: 3.3 grams