Feast Your Eyes on 14 HEALTHY Cookie Dough Recipes
Because we know that licking the spoon is the best part about baking cookies, we've whipped you up a list of 14 edible cookie dough recipes. They'll feed your inner cookie monster while saving your from salmonella (eek!). And they're all made with healthy ingredients like chickpeas, rolled oats, and alternative flours and sugars. Feel free to make ahead and freeze or devour all of this cookie dough dessert-ness now. We totally understand.
Cookie Dough Contraband: You're in for a real treat (and trouble) with these edible cookie dough bites that use extra dark chocolate chips. They're made with almond flour, maple sugar, and almond butter. (via Brit + Co)
Healthy Cookie Dough Crumbles for One: These crumbles might be small, but they pack a powerful hunger-blasting punch from the vanilla protein. You only need a little bit, but you're going to want a whole lot of that cashew butter and maple syrup flavor. (via The Big Man's World)
Edible Gingerbread Cookie Dough: Holiday withdrawal is real. If you feel the same way, whip up a batch of this gingerbread cookie dough that's made without flour or eggs. (via Plating Pixels )
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Pssst… looking for a cookie dough recipe that’s vegan, gluten-free, Paleo, AND refined-sugar-free? Look no further. Cashews are soaked to give the cookie dough a creamy consistency and tasty nutty essence. (via Sprouted Routes)
Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Dough for One: If you've got five minutes and five ingredients, then you can whip up this scrumptious cookie dough for a night in watching a marathon of your favorite crime show. (via The Live-in Kitchen)
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: How does peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough sound to you? We're just mad we didn't think of this genius mashup ourselves. What's more, it's a low-carb option made with peanut flour and coconut oil. (via My Montana Kitchen)
3-Ingredient Vegan, Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies: This batch of glorious peanut butter mounds is only made more awesome because you can eat the dough raw. So go ahead, grab a handful and go! (via Brit + Co )
Vegan Chickpea Cookie Dough: Do yourself a favor and dust off that can of garbanzo beans. When blitzed in a food processor with peanut butter, it makes the creamiest, most realistic texture for chocolate chip cookie dough. (via Joyful Healthy Eats)
Healthy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Energy Bites: PB fans, you've met your match with these energy bites made with quick oats. Quinoa flakes also help keep it all together, and the sweetness is from sugar-free Stevia. (via Desserts With Benefits)
Skinny Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Frankly, we'd eat anything that's atop such a beautiful fork. With this recipe, we'll enjoy each forkful knowing that it's made with whole wheat flour, dark chocolate chips, and Stevia in the Raw. (via The Skinny Fork)
Healthy Edible Egg-Free Unicorn Cookie Dough: There's officially a recipe for unicorn cookie dough that's Paleo, gluten-free, and vegan, and we can't contain ourselves. The sprinkles are the icing on the cake in this dreamy cookie dough that's made with cashew butter and coconut flour. (via The Big Man's World)
Healthy Cookie Dough Energy Bites: It might look like real cookie dough, but inside those bites there's fiber and healthy fats, and no refined sugar at all. Feel free to eat this for breakfast or as an in-between meals snack. (via Thyme and Toast)
Chickpea Protein Cookie Dough: Chow down on as much of this chickpea-based cookie dough as you'd like. It's going to satisfy your sweet tooth and fight hunger with the added protein too. (via Be Whole. Be You.)
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites: Just seven ingredients and 30 minutes is all it takes to makes these cookie dough bites. A generous sprinkle of Himalayan salt adds a yummy contrast to the sugar-free cacao nibs. (via Evolving Table)
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Yasmein James is a food writer living in New Jersey, but her heart’s on the other end of The Lincoln Tunnel. When she isn’t writing, you can find her eating her way to the most authentic ethnic restaurants in her travels. And writing all about it on her lifestyle blog, She’s Facing Freedom.