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Revolutionary Recipe: Healthy Cookie Dough Dip

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Summary

Recipe from Plant-Based Katie Mae. Editor’s note: You probably loved the taste of cookie dough as a kid, but now you know it’s not exactly a healthy choice. This plant-based recipe for cookie dough dip is a healthier alternative and makes a great appetizer or snack. It has no added sugar. Instead, it’s sweetened with

Recipe from Plant-Based Katie Mae.

Editor’s note: You probably loved the taste of cookie dough as a kid, but now you know it’s not exactly a healthy choice. This plant-based recipe for cookie dough dip is a healthier alternative and makes a great appetizer or snack. It has no added sugar. Instead, it’s sweetened with dates — How awesome is that?

 

Healthy Cookie Dough Dip

Per Serving 281 calories

Fat 4 g

Carbs 53 g

Protein 12 g

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Healthy Cookie Dough Dip

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups dates, pitted & soaked for 4-8 hours
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed (or 1½ cups)
  • ¼ cup of the date soak water
  • 1½ tablespoons vanilla extract, alcohol-free
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons cashews, ground
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Soak the dates in water for preferably 8 hours, but a minimum of 4 hours. Strain the dates from water, but make sure to save ½ cup of the soak liquid.
  2. Add the dates and garbanzo beans to a food processor (for best results do not use a blender). Add ¼ cup of the soak liquid to food processor along with remaining ingredients. Blend until very smooth.
  3. There should be no trace of dates; they should be completely broken up. You may want to add another ¼ cup of soak liquid if consistency is too thick. If so, make sure to blend again until you have a smooth, even consistency.
  4. This can be served as a sweet dip or spread.

Notes

This recipe makes about 2 cups.

My favorite way to have it is with sliced apples or spread in between two banana slices. It’s also delicious mixed into oatmeal or spread on top of pancakes. Enjoy!

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