Want a sweet treat that’s actually good for you? Cacao Nib Protein Cookie Bites really couldn’t get any better! They taste amazing, are gluten- and dairy-free, low-sugar impact, and packed with protein, fiber, and healthy omega-3s. They also have a boost of heart-healthy coconut oil for extra flavor.
These no-bake cookie bites make a delicious breakfast, a great pick-me-up during your evening commute, or a guilt-free dessert. Not only do they satisfy all your cravings – sweet, chocolatey, nutty, with a bit of crunch – they do it with all-natural ingredients and fantastic nutrition.
So check out the recipe below, and make a batch today. Whether you spoil your kids or surprise your co-workers, there will be plenty of smiles.
Cacao Nib Protein Cookie Bites
August 23, 2016
These scrumptious little bits of goodness really couldn’t get any better! They taste amazing, are gluten- and dairy-free, low-sugar impact, and full of protein, fiber, and healthy omega-3s.
- Yields: about 20 bites
1Pulse the oatmeal in a food processor until the size of small crumbs.
2Add the remaining ingredients, and pulse until well-combined and mixture holds its shape when pressed together. (Be careful not to over-process.)
3Roll the mixture into 1-1/2 inch balls. If desired, roll the finished bites in organic cacao powder, unsweetened shredded coconut, or finely chopped nuts.
4Transfer to fridge to chill completely, then enjoy. Store covered in refrigerator for up to one week.
*Choose your favorite shake flavor and protein type for this recipe – they all work! Our testers’ favorite? Chocolate Plant-Based by a landslide! (Nutrition info is based on using Chocolate Plant-Based as well.)
**Virgin Sprinkles are a healthy sweetener alternative that you can read more about and buy here.
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