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Vegan Cookie Dough Bites (No Bake Gluten-free)

7 Ingredient Vegan Cookie Dough Bites! These chocolate chip cookie dough balls have no grain, gluten and no added oil. Can be made without the sugar. Vegan Paleo Gluten-free Grain-free Recipe. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten-free, Vegan
Keyword: no bake cookie doughbites, paleo cookie dough bites, vegan cookie dough balls
Servings: 12
Calories: 99kcal
Author: Vegan Richa

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 12 dates
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar for sweeter and texture , optional
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 3 tbsp mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Process cashews, coconut and salt until fine even meal. Process for 2-3 minutes so the cashews break down well and start to get buttery.
  • Add dates, sugar, vanilla and process until dates have broken down evenly. Depending on the dates, this may take 1-2 mins.
  • Add almond flour and process until the mixture is fat doughy crumbs or somewhat doughy. Transfer to a bowl, add chocolate chips and mix
  • Use a scoop or hands to shape into balls. If the dates were dry, add sprinkles of oil or non dairy milk/water and mix in. Then press between your hands to check if a ball forms. Then use scoop to make scoops or roll between your hands.
    Store: On the counter for 2 days, refrigerated for upto 2 weeks.

Notes

Variation: Replace some of almond flour with protein powder for protein bites.
Add a few tbsp hemp seeds and chia seeds for energy bites.
Coat the scoops in melted chocolate for a cookie dough truffle. 
Substitutions:
  • You can use 3-4 tbsp maple syrup instead of dates, you might need to add 1-2 tbsp more almond flour or other flour of choice. 
  • You can use dried fruits such as raisins, cherry, blueberry etc instead of chocolate chips.  
Nutrition is for 1 bite. 

Nutrition

Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2.5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.6mg