These Cookie Dough Bites are not only insanely delicious, but actually healthy. Yep, you heard that right! Packed with nutrition, your kiddos will be elated when they realize they can have more than one. 

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Do you remember how excited you got as a kid to eat raw cookie dough? And have you ever seen a 5 year old running around and screaming for more after getting her first taste of it?

Ironically, it initially required some major persuading on my part to get my kids to try these Raw Cookie Dough Bites (mentioning that they contained chocolate ultimately closed the deal). Yet after her first bite, Gemma was darting around the kitchen begging me for more. And more. Until I had to cut her off.


Even though his sister was the wild one, Kenya was no less taken with his first cookie dough encounter. While I was distracted by Gemma’s animated pleading, he just stood quietly next to the baking sheet chomping down one raw bite after the other, endlessly content.


It all makes sense to me. I was the kid who would have rather eaten an entire log of slice-and-bakes raw than bothered with baking them, so cookie dough is in my blood — and apparently now my kids’ as well. 

These raw cookie dough bites are as close to the real thing as you can imagine, and the best part about them is that they contain no raw eggs or refined sugar, are made with protein packed nuts, and filled with fiber from old fashioned oats. I’m happy to say that they’re actually good for you.


If you’re looking for just a bite (or two) of a classic treat this Halloween — or any time of year for that matter — take a few minutes to whip up these heavenly morsels.


Cookie Dough Bites

If you're looking for just a bite (or two) of a classic treat this Halloween — or any time of year for that matter — take a few minutes to whip up these healthy heavenly morsels.
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 72 bites
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes



  • Grind the oats and nuts in a food processor for 1 minute until finely ground. Then add the honey, vanilla, coconut oil, and chocolate chips. Pulse to combine.
  • Using a 1 teaspoon measure, roll into balls.
  • To Freeze: Place balls in a single layer on a cookie sheet and freeze for 20-30 minutes. Transfer balls to a zip top freezer bag or glass container, label, and freeze for up to 3 months.


Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sugar: 1g
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About the Author

Catherine is a mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.


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  4. I made these for my daughter’s birthday and it was a hit. I made them one month after the party and only left them out of the fridge for a couple of hours and it was just great. Thank you!

  5. Finally got around to making these! Used peanuts instead of cashews (for no other reason than I had them on hand). The first five that I rolled, my son snagged, and was mighty disappointed when I told him “no more” – then I tried one. Wow – these are really yummy, and came together so quickly and easily in the food processor.

  6. I’m SO excited to make these. Do you think I could chop some up and and put them into vanilla ice cream to make a homemade version of cookie dough ice cream?

  7. These are great! My boys (and I) love them! I didn’t have any cashews, so I tried them with raw sunflower seeds and they were still very yummy.

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  9. Omg!!!! Sooooo delicious and easy!! I didn’t have cashews so I substituted hazelnuts and my 2 yr old (& I) are chowing down!!! Thank you!

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