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Cookie Dough Balls

These no-bake cookie balls are about has healthy as you can get while still tasting like indulgent cookie dough.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cookie dough
Prep Time 5 minutes
Soak Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 162 kcal


  • 3 tbsp nut butter
  • 3 dried dates , pitted and soaked for at least 30 minutes
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar , packed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 4 tbsp whole-wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp dark chocolate chips


  1. Place all ingredients except the chocolate chips in a food processor and blend until well combined.

  2. Transfer to a small bowl and mix in the chocolate chips.

  3. Roll heaping teaspoons of dough into balls and place on a plate.

  4. Enjoy right away or let stand for 30 minutes to dry them out a bit before transferring to a sealed container. Store in the fridge for 3 to 5 days.

Recipe Notes

Reprinted with permission from The Savvy Cook cookbook. 

Nutrition Facts
Cookie Dough Balls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 162 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 180mg5%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 4g8%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.