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Smart Sweets: No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

You’ve been healthy all week. You’ve juiced every morning, had salads for lunch and maybe even added another juice with your veggie dinner. Then the weekend – the notorious “diet” ruiner – comes along and all you want to do is dive into something sweet. Well at Reboot, we do too! BUT we know we have to be smart about it to keep our bodies happy, healthy and full of vital nutrients.

Our cure? Smart Sweets.  They’re our answer to sweet-tooth satisfaction without feeling guilty.  Enjoy our first ‘Smart Sweet’ of the week without even turning on your oven!

This recipe was adapted here.

Ingredients

Cookie dough:

  • 1 3/4 cups (450 g) ground raw cashews
  • 3/4 cup (200 g) ground raw oats
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) coconut oil
  • Pinch of Himalayan salt, or more to taste

No bake chocolate chips:

  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) coconut oil
  • 1 cup (128 g) cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

For the Dough:

  1. Grind up raw cashews and raw oats in a food processor or blender.
  2. Place all cookie dough ingredients into a large bowl and mix with a spoon.
  3. Mix until a dough forms and refrigerate dough while you make the chocolate chips.

*For the Chocolate Chips:

  1. Mix all chocolate chip ingredients together in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Roll the dough out onto parchment paper and place in the freezer for about 30 minutes.
  3. When chocolate is frozen, cut into chips.
  4. Mix chips into dough and form into mini cookie shapes, or small balls.
  5. Sprinkle a little Himalayan salt on each cookie and enjoy! Let’s get a close up…*Tip: You can use store bought vegan chocolate chips (or standard dark chocolate) if you don’t want to make the chocolate chips. Just chop them up to make the pieces smaller. *Tip: Store leftover cookies in the refrigerator. That’s if you have any left!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 30

Calories: 160

Fat: 11g

Trans Fat: 4.5g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 35mg

Carbohydrates: 13g

Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 4g

Protein: 5g