Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

These are a delicious snack for after dinner or for when you just have a sweet tooth. I have to admit when I saw this recipe, I was skeptical that it would taste ANYTHING like cookie dough. After a bite, Mickey and I were hooked!



1 cup almond flour

¼ cup vanilla protein powder, or additional almond flour

¼ tsp salt

¼ cup powdered sugar

¼ cup coconut oil or spread, melted

1 tbsp coconut milk

1 ½ tsp vanilla extract

¼ cup dark chocolate chips

Mix the flour, protein powder, salt and sugar in a bowl. In a small bowl, mix all of the wet ingredients and pour into the dry mix. Fold in the chocolate chips and make small, inch-sized balls. Once rolled, place on a wax paper lined cookie sheet and place in the freezer for at least 30 minutes.

This recipe also called for a chocolate coating, but it is not really needed. If you must, try the following:


2/3 cup dark chocolate chips

1 ½ tbsp. coconut oil/spread

In a double broiler or saucepan, melt the chips and oil. Once melted, remove from the heat and dip each ball with a spoon and replace to the sheet. Place the bites back into the freezer for the chocolate to harden.

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