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Stack of four no bake cookie dough bars topped with chocolate.

Healthy Cookie Dough Bars


  • Author: Brittany Mullins
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 12
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Healthy chocolate chip cookie dough bars made with wholesome ingredients. Gluten-free, grain-free and vegan.


Ingredients

Cookie Dough:

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/3 cup cashew butter (almond or peanut butter will work too)
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon Wholesome Organic Stevia
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (omit or reduce if your cashew butter has salt)
  • 1/4 cup mini vegan chocolate chips

Chocolate Topping:

  • 1/3 cup mini vegan chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, stir together the dry ingredients (almond flour, stevia and salt). Set aside. In another mixing bowl, stir together the wet ingredients (cashew butter, coconut oil and vanilla). Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir to combine. Fold in chocolate chips.
  2. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and spread the cookie dough into the pan. Press the mixture down well that sticks together well. Place loaf pan into the freezer and let the bars herded up for about 1 hour.
  3. Remove bars from the freezer and melt chocolate chips by placing them in a small microwave save bowl with 1 teaspoon coconut oil. Microwave for 30 second intervals, stirring after every interval until the chocolate chips have melted. This shouldn’t take more than 1 minute. Once melted, pour chocolate over the hardened cookie dough and spread so the bars are coated in a thin layer of chocolate. Place loaf pan back into the freezer for 10-20 minutes to allow the chocolate to harden.
  4. Once the chocolate has set remove bars from the loaf pan, by pulling up the parchment and cut the bars into squares. Enjoy right away and store any leftover bars in the freezer or fridge.

Notes

  • If you want to cut down on the sugar content you use stevia sweetened chocolate chips or make a homemade chocolate coating with cocoa powder, coconut oil and stevia.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 square
  • Calories: 198
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Sodium: 75mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

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