Baking chocolate chip cookies is a super fun activity. From excitingly assembling all of the ingredients to basking in the delicious smell of cookies baking in the oven waft through the house, there’s hardly any part of the process that isn’t enjoyable. Well, that is except for having to control yourself around cookie dough. While most of us have probably snuck a spoonful or two of cookie dough despite the salmonella scare, wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to indulge in cookie dough without having to be worried about getting sick later on? Well, guess what, Green Monsters, there is! And it’s called vegan cookie dough!
Since vegan cookie dough is eggless and dairy-free, it doesn’t pose a risk to your health. And better yet, a lot of the vegan cookie dough treats available today are made with wholesome and nourishing ingredients like cashews, oats, almond butter, and dates. So, what are you waiting for? Here are 14 vegan cookie dough treats and sweets we think you should check out … right now.
LARABAR: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
For a simple treat that has a remarkably similar taste to cookie dough, consider checking out LARABAR: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. This four-ingredient treat is made with a blend of cashews, dates, fair-trade and vegan chocolate chips, and sea salt. These bars are gluten-free and non-GMO. Reviewers are saying that these bars “actually taste like cookie dough,” are a great healthy option, are pretty versatile (reviewers enjoy them as a light breakfast with almond milk, a snack, or dessert), and are chock full of healthy fats from the cashews. You can get a box of 16, 1.6-ounce bars for about $20.
Sweet Megan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Sweet Megan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is a gluten-free, soy-free, and peanut-free cookie dough that you can bake or eat straight out of the tub. It is made from gluten-free oats, cane sugar, brown sugar, palm fruit shortening, pumpkin, cocoa butter, chocolate liquor, baking soda, vanilla, and salt. Each serving of this cookie dough (three teaspoons) is 70 calories. Reviewers are saying that this cookie dough is “incredible,” a great treat for people with multiple allergies, and has a nice consistency. To try it out, you can get one four-ounce container for $7.
Love of Candy Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Balls
If you’re the type of person who thinks the only thing that could make cookie dough better is enveloping it in chocolate, consider checking out Love of Candy Chocolate Covered Cookie Dough Balls. These chocolaty treats are made with sugar, cocoa, vegetable fat, lecithin, vanillin, and gum arabic (a plant-based gum). Reviewers are saying that this treat is very tasty, high quality, worth the price, and great for giving to someone as a gift. You can get a one-pound bag for $17.
Pro Bar: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Pro Bar: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is a gluten-free protein bar that allows you to indulge in decadent cookie dough flavor while also getting 20 grams of protein. This bar is primarily made with soy protein isolate, organic tapioca syrup, organic dried cane syrup, organic blue agave syrup, fractionated palm kernel oil, glycerine, organic agave inulin, sugar, flax seeds, chia seeds, unsweetened chocolate, organic rice protein concentrate, and cocoa. Reviewers are saying that this bar is very tasty (especially since it has no after taste), is a good midday bar to curb hunger, and one reviewer even said that this bar “tastes like dessert.” To see if you feel the same, you can get one pack of 2.46-ounce bars for $22.50.
Dollop Gourmet Frosting in Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
Wouldn’t it be great if you could enjoy the flavor of cookie dough on a cupcake? If you agree, consider checking out Dollop Gourmet Frosting in Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cooking Dough. This frosting is dairy-free, gluten-free, and soy-free. It is made with organic, sustainably harvested palm shortening, powdered organic cane sugar, peanut butter, vanilla extract, salt, rice bran extract, and natural flavor. The reviews are mixed on this one. Some reviewers are saying that this frosting is pasty and has an odd consistency. Other reviewers have no problem with the texture, calling it fluffy and delicious, and mentioning that you can make it it even softer by microwaving it for a few seconds right in the jar. To try it out for yourself, you can get one 12-ounce container for about $6.
Sweets Gone Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls
Sweets Gone Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Protein Balls may look like cookies right before you put them in the oven, but they actually contain zero flour! These dairy-free and gluten-free “dough balls” are actually made with organic raw cashews, Medjool dates, isolated soy protein, gluten-free oats, organic maple syrup, vegan chocolate chips, and sea salt. Each ball provides five grams of protein. You can get one bag for $10.
Cappello’s Gluten-Free Cookie Dough
Whether you eat this cookie dough raw or bake it in the oven, reviewers are saying that Cappello’s Cookie Dough makes for one tasty treat. This dairy-free, grain-free, and paleo-friendly cookie dough is made with almond flour, chocolate chunks (evaporated cane juice, natural chocolate liquor, non-dairy cocoa butter), organic grade B Vermont maple syrup, arrowroot flour, organic sea salt, organic vanilla extract, and baking soda. Reviewers are saying that this cookie dough is expensive but worth the price since it’s made with high quality ingredients and is enjoyable for all (not just gluten-free eaters). For $83, you get three tubes of dough. Each tube of dough yields 13 cookies, so when broken down, it’s about $2 per cookie.
Fly Joy Cashew Cookie Dough Bars
Fly Joy Cashew Cookie Dough Bars allow you to enjoy the flavor of cookie dough while also getting some valuable nutrients and vitamins. These bars are made with cashew butter, organic brown rice syrup, organic quinoa crisps, chicory root fiber, gluten-free rolled oats, almonds, organic evaporated cane juice, flax meal, organic cacao nibs, organic chia seeds, organic sunflower oil, organic vanilla extract, and sea salt. Reviewers are saying that these bars are delicious, “taste like a chewy cookie and a blondie combined,” and are definitely healthier than just indulging in a cookie. To try these out, you can get a pack of 12 bars for $18.
Hail Merry Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Merry Bites
Do you love raw desserts? Do you love cookie dough? If so, then you will probably enjoy Hail Merry Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Merry Bites. These paleo-friendly, raw, gluten-free, dairy-free, and non-GMO bites are made with organic maple syrup, almond flour, organic shredded coconut, organic vegan chocolate chips, organic virgin coconut oil, organic Madagascar vanilla, and Celtic sea salt. These bites are dehydrated at low temperatures so that the nutritional benefits in the coconut, coconut oil, and other ingredients stay intact. Reviewers are saying that these bites are tasty and definitely on the wholesome side. You can get 12 bags (two bites per bag) for $15.
Rawmio Almond Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Rawmio Almond Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough combines the creamy nuttiness of almond butter with the decadent taste of cookie dough. Specifically, this organic product is made with almonds, coconut sugar, maca, Himalayan salt, vanilla bean powder, and raw chocolate chips (cacao nibs, coconut sugar, cacao butter). Reviewers are saying that this spread is decadent (while still healthful), thick, and tasty. A few other reviewers, however, share that this spread is much too sticky and sticks to teeth and the roof your mouth and warns that you must be a dark chocolate lover since this spread contains cacao nibs, not vegan milk chocolate. This product is on the expensive side. To try it out for yourself, you can get one six-ounce jar for about $17.50.
Orgain Organic Protein Bar: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Orgain Organic Protein Bar: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is one of the many dessert-like flavors Orgain offers in their line of bars. This gluten-free, soy-free, and non-GMO bar is primarily made with the following organic ingredients: brown rice protein, pea protein crisps, tapioca syrup, tapioca fiber, and vegan chocolate chips. Each bar provides 10 grams of protein. Reviewers are saying that these bars are tasty (although you can taste the protein), filling, energizing, and made with quality ingredients. One reviewer even said that these were “the best protein bars on the market.” To see if you feel the same, you can get one box with 12 bars for about $20.
Chunkie Dunkies: Chocolate Chip
Chunkie Dunkies: Raw Chocolate Chip offers a unique experience for even the biggest chocolate chip cookie lover. While most cookies are made with flour, eggs, and milk, Chunkie Dunkies are made entirely from dehydrated, sprouted, organic, and vegan ingredients. Specifically, these blocks of raw “cookie dough” are made with whole raw almonds, whole raw cashews, sprouted buckwheat groats, dried unsulphured coconut, whole raw walnuts, vanilla beans, vegan chocolate chips, pure maple syrup, raw agave, cold pressed extra virgin coconut oil, and sea salt. Reviewers are saying that this cookie dough product is good quality, has a nice texture, and is definitely a healthier way to satisfy a sweet tooth. You can get two packs (eight cookie dough blocks in total) for $15.
EatPastry Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
EatPastry Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is exactly what it sounds like: a product that allows you to eat your pastry before you even cook it. This edible cookie dough is made with unbleached wheat flour, Earth Balance butter, water, and salt. Reviewers are saying that this cookie dough may be “the best vegan cookie dough on the market,” and is great since it can be eaten straight out of the tub.” You can get a pack of six 14-ounce tubs for $39.
Raw Rev Glo Protein Bars: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Raw Rev Glo Protein Bar: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is a gluten-free and non-GMO protein bar made with raw cashews, pea protein, organic brown rice protein, raw organic hemp protein, raw organic virgin coconut oil, raw organic chia seeds, raw organic sprouted flax seeds, prebiotic fiber from tapioca, organic dark chocolate chips, natural flavors, and sea salt. Each bar provides 10 grams of protein. Reviewers are saying that these bars are delicious, “soft and gooey”, “really do taste like cookie dough,” have a clean ingredient profile, and are an energizing afternoon pick-me-up. However, some reviewers did feel that these bars were a bit greasy and had a high fat content (likely because of the cashews). To see how you like them, you can get a pack of 12, 1.6-ounce bars for about $22.
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