Somehow, I got distracted and threw one in my mouth. It was casual, nobody saw. Luckily, I had already taken a
And then, I think you know what happened. I'm not proud. I totally set out with pure intentions. Then there was chocolate and snack and dough. But, not real dough. It just tastes like dough in the best, most guiltless way. The bowl is empty. But, I didn't have to say that, did I?
Now, as I sit here in a pile of shame and tears the only penance I can think of is to share the recipe with you and hope that you
Chocolate Cookie Dough Bites - makes 20-30 bites
2 cups dates, pitted (I use Medjool)
1 teaspoon vanilla
a scant 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
3 mounded tablespoons Raw Cacao Powder*
4 tablespoons unsweetened coconut
3/4 cup raw walnuts or pecans or a mixture of the two
Blend all ingredients in the food processor for about 1 and 1/2 minutes, or until mostly smooth. Take "dough" out, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill in fridge for 1 hour. When ready, roll "dough" into balls of a snackable size.
*I found my cacao powder at the health foods store. It is a brand called Navitas Naturals. If you can't locate cacao powder, unsweetened cocoa will do the trick.