Seemingly one of the most widely spread Facebook recipes I’ve seen, these cookie bites are pretty good when you’re craving melty, homemade chocolatey chip cookies. They are wheat free, gluten free, dairy free and pack a nice punch of protein and fiber. In my opinion, they’re only good when they’re warm, so I recommend making the batter and keeping it in an airtight container in the fridge, only baking the amount you want to eat each time. Plus, it’s a good way to not over indulge.
RECIPE: Nut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites
- 1 can chic peas (drained, rinsed and patted dry)
- 2/3 cup almond butter (or any kind of natural nut butter you have on hand)
- 1/4 cup maple syrup, honey or agave nectar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- Pinch of sea salt, optional
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or use a silpat. Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips in a food processor. Blend until completely smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed. Stir in chocolate chips. Using a small cookie scoop or a teaspoon, drop cookie dough on baking sheet. You don’t need to leave a lot of room between the cookies as they don’t spread out or rise up much at all. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for about 5 minutes before eating.