Vanilla Cookies

  • 2 packets of MF vanilla shake (or shake of your choice)

  • 1 packet of splenda (not really necessary, but gives a little sweet kick)
  • 1 tsp of baking powder (more than most, but really helps “puff” them up)

  • 1 – 2 tsp vanilla extract (or extract of your choice – amount depends on your taste)

  • 2 – 4 ounces of water
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Mix dry ingredients with a wisk, then add the water slowly. Don’t pour in all the water at once, add it slowly at first and then add more as needed. You want to get a “dough” that is the consistency of paste.



Spoon the cookies by tablespoonful onto parchment paper covered baking sheet (or spray baking sheet with cooking spray). You should get about 4 good size cookies or 6 medium size cookies.



Bake the cookies at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. For an extra kick you can sprinkle the tops with splenda and cinnamon for a “snickerdoodle” effect.

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newloser January 26, 2010 at 10:08 pm

Is this cheating??

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bswenson February 7, 2010 at 3:11 am

no newloser. i believe this would yield 2 meals. So however many cookies you make, eat half for one meal, half for the other.

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bswenson February 7, 2010 at 3:11 am

See comment above.

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newloser February 7, 2010 at 4:47 am

thanks. It hs been 2 weeks and I can see a difference! I love to cook but was scared to jepoardize my small success ;)

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Lauren December 21, 2011 at 9:25 am

Could this be used with the vanilla pudding as well?? i’m trying to find some thing to do with it…. not a fan…

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Theresa March 2, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Hi! I’m on my second week. Just found this site and loving it!!! One question…the vanilla cookie recipe…does that count as 1 medifast meal? BTW…down 5.5lbs in the first week!!!! I love this program!!!

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Marianne April 10, 2012 at 2:37 pm

Anyone else try to bake these? Down 8 lbs!

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Jennifer April 27, 2012 at 10:01 am

I’m going to give these a shot tonight. I’ll review them after I try it. I’m on day 10 and down 9.6lbs! Glad I found this site…especially the lean and green part!

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Oliversmum July 2, 2012 at 5:49 pm

Getting back into MF after a 2 month break due to extensive travel for work…. In my first 4 months, I lost 40 lbs. My goal for remaining 4-6 month is 45 more….

Happy to find this site because it’s giving me good ideas after I’ve gotten a little ‘burnt’ out on shakes, shakes, shakes. Trying the cookies now- 3 min left on the timer… I added 1/2 tsp almond extract, chopped up 10 almonds and added them to the ‘dough’, left out the splenda, and sprinkled the tops w/ cinnamon. If the dough is anything to go by, I think they’ll taste pretty good.

Okay- they are out of the oven… and… hmmm. well they look a little weird, and seem a little spongy, but I think they’ll taste lovely.

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Oliversmum July 2, 2012 at 6:11 pm

yeah… not so much.. didn’t taste very good. But, my dogs liked them.

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londonlove September 9, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Anyone have any ideas of anything to do with the chocolate mint ice cream?

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Rhianna January 27, 2013 at 10:51 am

Mix it with your coffee. Kind of like a Starbucks skinny peppermint mocha, but better!

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Pamela August 27, 2013 at 11:20 pm

Put a Via starbuck’s instant coffee into your blender, add 1/2 cup boiling water. Swish it around so it dissolves. Add a heaping cup of ice, and your chocolate mint ice cream packet. Blend it up and it is fabulous.

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