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Sugar Free Caramel "Samoan" Milkshake [S]
If you're a die hard Girl Scouts Samoan style cookie fan, this shake perfectly captures the flavors and delightful caramel-coconut crunch of your favorite cookie...but without all of the sugar. This recipe from Jennifer Morris earns badges for being delicious as a snack or a meal replacement smoothie with a bit of protein powder added. Enjoy!
Recipe type: Drinks
Serves: 1-2
  • ½ c, 1% or 2% cottage cheese (Daisy brand is my favorite)
  • 1½-2 cups ice
  • 1⅓ c. unsweetened plain almond milk
  • ¼ c. half & half
  • ½ tsp. caramel extract (or ¼ tsp. caramel and ¼ tsp. coconut extracts)
  • 1 T erythritol, Truvia, or xylitol + stevia to sweeten to taste
  • ½-1 scoop protein powder (optional, and adjust sweetener as necessary)
  • 1 oz. square 85% dark chocolate -or- skinny chocolate drizzled in to harden
  • Drizzle of sugar free caramel, optionalTopping
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 2 Tbs shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp almond flour
  • teeny pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp sugar free brown "sugar" or 2 tsp truvia and ⅛th tsp. maple extract
  1. In a small skillet, melt 1 tsp of butter on medium heat.
  2. Add remaining topping ingredients: shredded coconut, almond flour, and 'brown sugar' or truvia + extracts to skillet.
  3. Toss and toast for a few minutes until golden brown.
  4. To your blender, add cottage cheese, ice, almond milk, half & half, sweetener, and protein powder.
  5. Blend until smooth & creamy.
  6. Add in 1 T of the topping mix, and broken or drizzled chocolate to the blender.
  7. Pulse to combine.
  8. Top with remaining topping, and caramel or chocolate drizzle or bits as desired.
  9. Send Jennifer a love note.
Taste and adjust sweetness prior to pouring into your glass. If it's not sweet enough, you may think you taste cottage cheese. Just add a bit more sweetener to take you to "Perfect!"
Recipe by Gwen's Nest at https://gwens-nest.com/low-carb-samoas-milkshake/