Cookie Dough Balls

cookie dough balls

Cookie Dough Balls

Cookie dough balls are just fabulous, they are simple to make, adults and children love them alike and they are also a great healthy snack on-the-go.

Even though I never regret having changed to a far healthier diet I am still craving some of the naughty treats sometimes. Since I always have some of these little cookie dough balls, Barley Grass Power Balls or Raspberry Power Balls in my fridge I’ve never been tempted to reach for their sugar- and fat-loaded cousins.


Benefits of Cashew Nuts

Being full of heart-healthy unsaturated fatty acids, calcium and magnesium, cookie dough balls are not just tasty, but also good for your health when consumed in moderation.

Due to their slow energy release, they are very helpful during weight-loss. They don’t spike the blood sugar level and therefore give you the feeling of being full for longer.

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Cookie Dough Balls
Cookie Dough Balls
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Quick and easy, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free cookie dough balls.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: easy, gluten-free, kid-friendly
Servings: 12
Calories: 191 kcal
Author: The Healthy Tart
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 °F/180 °C.

  2. Spread cashew nuts on a baking tray and roast until golden brown.
  3. Once the nuts have cooled add them to a food processor and mix on the highest setting until the cashew nut flour slightly starts to stick together. It should look like the very early stage of making nut butter. You don't want the nuts to release the oil because it would leave you with very sticky cookie dough balls. If it happens don't worry, simply reduce the amount of coconut oil.
  4. Now mix the melted coconut oil along with the brown rice syrup, the vanilla essence, coarse sea salt into the mixture and blend well.
  5. Carefully incorporate the raw cocoa nibs or dark chocolate with a spoon into the dough.
  6. Take a heaped teaspoon of dough at a time and form it into little balls and chill them in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
Cookie Dough Balls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 191 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Potassium 141mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 1.1%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.