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Raw Cookie Dough Bombons

Raw Cookie Dough Bombons

These little treats are versatile. They can be dipped in chocolate or the chocolate can be omitted making them SCD legal. The add-ins can vary or they can be omitted for a simple cookie dough bite. If you have a nut allergy, you can use seeds instead or if you have a seed allergy, then use nuts. For SCD versions, use almond or cashew both for flour and nut butter, otherwise, experiment with nut and seed combinations such as almond flour + tahini, almond flour + cashew butter, almond or cashew flour + SunFun Butter...You get the picture.

The Mini-Foodies say the are the best! 

Cookie Dough Ingredients

3/4 cup almond flour (or other nut / seed flour)

3 Tbsp. nut (seed) butter

2 Medjool dates, pitted (or 2 Tbsp. honey or maple syrup*)

1 Tbsp. coconut (other non-dairy) milk

pinch sea salt

3 Tbsp. cacao nibs or chocolate chips (optional)

1/4-1/2 cup chopped nuts -pecans for SCD- for crunch (optional)


Process all ingredients in food processor. Manually shape balls into 1-2 Tbsp. balls. Place on parchment-lined pan. Freeze 15 mins.

Chocolate Shell Ingredients (omit for SCD)

3 ozs. chocolate chips or dark chocolate

1/2 Tbsp. coconut oil


Melt chocolate & oil in double boiler or chocolate melting pot. Remove cookie dough balls from freezer. Dip balls one by one in melted chocolate. Return to parchment-lined pan. Freeze to set. Enjoy!

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Raw Cookie Dough Bombon...yummy!

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