Classic Afghan Biscuits

True Protein Blog Avatar Fallback reviewed by our Nutrition Team 31 July 2020

A classic staple made healthy - packed with 5g of protein per cookie, these are sure to hit the spot in every sense of the word

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Classic Afghan Biscuits

Makes 10

 Prep time: 15 minutes

Baking time: 15 minutes

158 calories

5.7g protein

10.7g fat

11.5g carbs




¾ cup almond meal

1 scoop True WPI90 Rich Chocolate

2 Tbsp cacao powder

½ tsp baking powder

2 Tbsp melted butter

3 Tbsp pure maple syrup

1 cup cornflakes

50g dark chocolate

Handful of pecans or walnuts for topping





  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius and prepare a tray with baking paper

  2. In a large bowl combine all of the dry ingredients excluding cornflakes and chocolate and mix until combined

  3. Once mixed, fold through butter, maple syrup and cornflakes and gently mix together until combined

  4. Roll small spoonful’s of mixture in your hands and roll into small balls, placing on the tray and pressing lightly to flatten. Repeat until all mixture is used up

  5. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes

  6. Remove from the oven and leave to cool completely

  7. Melt chocolate in a small dish and pour over roughly one teaspoon onto each biscuit. While chocolate is still wet, place a walnut or peanut on top to decorate

  8. Leave to set and enjoy!

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