Protein-Packed Cookie Dough Bites


Protein-Packed Cookie Dough Bites

No-bake sweet treat with a hidden source of protein!
Course Treats
Servings 18


  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/8 cup rolled oats
  • 3 tbs. nut butter almond or peanut
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 scoops protein powder vanilla or chocolate
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • dash sea salt
  • 1 tbs. chia seeds
  • dash almond milk as needed for texture/blending
  • 3 tbs. raw cacao nibs


  • Blend all ingredients, except cacao nibs, in a food processor until smooth.
  • Once batter is smooth, mix in cacao nibs.
  • Roll batter into small, bite-sized balls and place in Tupperware. Repeat with all balls (make about 18) and refrigerate or freeze until used. Enjoy!


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Nicole Aucoin, MS, RD, LD/N

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