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.
- 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
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.
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.
Nutrition is for 1 bite.
- 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.
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