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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

June 11, 2010

RAW chocolate chip cookie dough balls.


When is the last time you’ve opened the tube of Tollhouse cookie dough and eaten raw chocolate chip cookies for dinner?

Your last break up?

Watching a movie?

Something is so comforting about chocolate chip dough. It’s reminiscent of childhood, being around busy mothers baking in the kitchen. It’s the ultimate American reward: “Be good and you’ll get a chocolate chip cookie,” and eating the raw dough is just scandalous! But oh-so delicious.


Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough


Difficulty: Easy       Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 12-14


  • Food processor
  • Kitchen scale


  • 110 g dates+ 35 g dates
  • 58-60 g combination of toasted cashews and walnuts
  • 22-25 g rolled oats*
  • 10 g water (if needed)
  • 30 g 100% dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp (3 g) vanilla extract
  • 1/4 (2 g) tsp salt


Process the 110 g dates with a little water, vanilla, and salt until a dough consistency.

Add the oats and process for 10 more seconds.

Add the nuts and rest of the dates then process for 30 seconds.

By hand, mix in the chocolate chunks and form the dough into 1 tbsp balls (this recipe makes 12-13)



+ Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

+ Enjoy as a snack or for dessert

+ Serve these to kids at a party

*Use gluten free oats for gluten free cookie dough




Dough, before forming into balls



Nutrition benefits:

  • No added sugar
  • Real foods: just fruit, nuts, and some chocolate
  • Antioxidant rich from the high cacao content of the chunks
  • High in healthy fats
  • High in fiber
  • Gluten free
  • Vegan
  • No Cholesterol
3 Comments leave one →
  1. June 11, 2010 9:58 am

    Those look yummy! My fiance and I have been known to eat chocolate chip cookie dough raw! You have to be careful though because of the eggs that you don’t eat too much! 🙂

  2. June 11, 2010 10:06 am

    Ummmm does it get better than this?!

  3. June 11, 2010 10:08 am

    mmm – love these kinds of goodies 🙂 and i love how you do up all of your recipes, especially the nutritional benefit portion.
    (and, no, i see now that i totally spaced on the nuts thing in your bar recipe. it’s in the ingred list, but doesn’t really say to shake them with the oats so i must have gotten frantic and skimmed the ingreds part too fast. whoops :P)

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