Healthy Cookie Dough Bites

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These healthy cookie dough bites are such a fun and yummy snack for you and your toddler! It a fun one to let your toddler help while making these yummy treats! It only has 5 ingredients, and takes about 5 minutes to whip up! I hope you love it as much as I do.

I’ve got a winning recipe for you today – Healthy Cookie Dough Bites! These delightful little bites are not only scrumptious but also packed with nutritious ingredients that your toddler will love. Let’s dive into why these Cookie Dough Bites are a fantastic choice for your child and how to whip up a batch in no time.

Why Healthy Cookie Dough Bites Are Great for Toddlers

  1. Nutrient-Rich: Almond flour and nut butter provide essential nutrients such as healthy fats and protein. These bites are designed to keep your toddler energized and feeling their best.
  2. No Baking Required: Since there’s no baking involved, this recipe is a safe and fun way for your toddler to get involved in the kitchen. Let them help mix and roll the dough into little bites – it’s a fantastic hands-on activity.
  3. Versatile and Customizable: You can customize these bites by adding your toddler’s favorite mix-ins, like chocolate chips or dried fruits. It’s a great way to introduce new flavors while ensuring they’re excited about their snacks.


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup nut butter (e.g., almond, peanut, or cashew)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (or your choice of mix-ins)


Almond flour: you can sub for any other safe to eat raw flour (do not use all purpose flour as it isn’t meant to eat raw).

Nut butter: if you have a nut allergy, you can sub for sun butter.

Chocolate chips: you could do dried fruit (though it wouldn’t taste like a chocolate chip cookie)


  1. Mix the Ingredients: In a mixing bowl, combine the almond flour, nut butter, vanilla extract, and pure maple syrup. Stir everything together until you have a uniform dough-like consistency.
  2. Add Chocolate Chips (or Mix-Ins): Gently fold in the chocolate chips or any other mix-ins your toddler loves. This step not only enhances the flavor but also adds a delightful texture to the bites.
  3. Shape into Balls: Allow your toddler to get hands-on with this step! Help them roll the dough into little bite-sized balls. It’s a fun and tactile activity that can be enjoyed together.
  4. Refrigerate: Place the cookie dough bites on a plate or tray and refrigerate them for about 30 minutes. This will help firm them up and make them easier to handle.
  5. Enjoy: Once they’re chilled, it’s time to enjoy these Healthy Cookie Dough Bites! Serve them as a snack, a dessert, or even as an on-the-go treat.


If you have any leftover Cookie Dough Bites, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. This makes them a fantastic make-ahead option for busy days or a quick grab-and-go snack for your toddler.

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3.86 from 7 votes

Healthy Cookie Dough Bites


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup nut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Using your hands, roll the mixture into little balls.
  • Chill for 30 minutes and enjoy! Store the leftovers in the fridge.


Do not sub all purpose flour, as it is not meant to be eaten raw!

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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