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RECIPES: No-Cook Peanut Buttery Cookie Dough Bites

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  • ¾ c canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3 Tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 c dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp light cream cheese
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp peanut butter chips
  • 2 Tbsp powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder


  1. Combine chickpeas, peanut butter, brown sugar, cream cheese, vanilla extract, salt and baking soda in a food processor; process until completely smooth. Add flour and peanut butter chips; pulse until just combined.  Refrigerate until mixture is chilled, at least 1 hour.
  1. Using a melon baller, scoop cookie dough mixture into small balls; gently place in a mixing bowl.
  1. In a small bowl, sift together powdered sugar and cocoa powder; remove 2 tablespoons of sugar mixture and gently toss with chilled cookie dough bites (reserve remaining sugar mixture).
  1. Arrange coated bites on a serving platter and keep chilled until ready to serve; dust with remaining sugar mixture just before serving.


Per serving (1 bite): 32 cal, 1 g total fat, 0 g sat fat, 41 mg sod, 5 g total carb, 3 g sugar, 1 g fiber, 1 g prot.  PPV: 1