Recipe courtesy of Lindsey Dietz's Nourishing No-Bake Treats.
No-bake — check.
So easy a kid could do it — check.
Healthy, real food ingredients — check.
Allergy-friendly — check.
Only one appliance — check.
Just a couple dirty dishes — check.
Delicious — that, too!
These Chocolate-Covered Raspberry No-Bake Cookie Bites are all that and more!
And I've been so excited to bring you this recipe!
My friend Lindsey, who writes and edits here at Traditional Cooking School — and who keeps a lovely blog herself at Today in Dietzville — came out with her new eCookbook Nourishing No-Bake Treats. It's gorgeous and includes 12 healthy, allergy-friendly, easy, no-bake treat recipes (#bitesofgoodness).
I looked through the book, figuring out which cookie I'd like to make first.
Of course, it was too hard to choose and I ended up making 3 kinds — Chocolate-Covered Raspberry, Salted Caramel & Dark Chocolate, and Orange & Dark Chocolate! (All of which took me less than a half hour with only a few dishes to clean up, by the way…)
Lindsey gave me permission to share one of my favorites with you… and I chose the Chocolate-Covered Raspberry Cookie Bites. They taste just like raspberries and cream!
I tell ya' though… ask me tomorrow and I'll say one of the others is my favorite! They're all. that. good.
Below you'll find the recipe for the Chocolate-Covered Raspberry cookie bites. So beautiful, right? And incredibly easy (no-bake). And delicious. And nourishing. Allergy-friendly. Just what you want in a cookie!
No-Bake Chocolate-Covered Raspberry Cookie Bites
Shared with permission from Lindsey Dietz's Nourishing No-Bake Treats. Modified just a bit from the Chocolate-Covered Cherry original recipe.
- 1-1/2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut, plus additional for sprinkling on top
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 2/3 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, divided (or other fresh or frozen berry)
- 1/4 cup raw honey
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 cup Enjoy Life dark chocolate chips
Makes 12 to 15 cookie bites.
Combine coconut, coconut oil, 1/3 cup raspberries, honey, vanilla, and salt in a high-powered blender or food processor. Process on low-medium speed until the dough begins to fold in on itself.
Roughly chop remaining 1/3 cup raspberries and fold into the dough. (Wardee's notes: Or add the whole berries and pulse a few times until they're chopped and incorporated into the dough, but not blended smooth.)
Using a 1-tablespoon dough scoop, drop balls of raw dough onto a parchment-lined cookie sheet. Freeze for 10 to 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, melt chocolate over a double boiler, whisking occasionally until smooth.
Remove bites from the freezer. Spoon melted chocolate over the frozen bites. Sprinkle with additional shredded coconut, if desired. Return to the freezer for 10 more minutes. Serve.
Store in the fridge or freezer in a covered container or zip-top bag.
Note: Replace raspberries with strawberries or cherries for other chocolate-covered berry variations!
About The Book: Nourishing No-Bake Treats
Nourishing No-Bake Treats (currently 50% off at $7.99) contains 12 nourishing and healthy no-bake cookie bite recipes:
- Put the Lime in the Coconut
- Strawberry Lemonade
- Avocado Mint Chip
- Orange & Dark Chocolate
- Coconut Craze
- Salted Caramel & Dark Chocolate
- Sweet Superfood (with goji berries & chia seeds)
- Chocolate-Covered Cherry
- Blueberry, Lemon, & Mint Bliss
- Buttered Caramel Cashew
I have the ingredients to make most of these recipes in my pantry already!
If you're looking for nourishing, allergy-friendly cookies that aren't sweetened with white sugar or heavily sweetened at all, you'll find treasures in this book.
If you're looking for easy recipes that even kids can do (with great results), you'll love this book.
Give the recipe above a try and let me know what you think! Get more info or purchase the book here.
What are your favorite no-bake or very easy cookie recipes? If you make this recipe, please let me know how you like it!
P.S. If you purchase Nourishing No-Bake Treats through this link, I'll throw in a no-bake recipe of my own — Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal No-Bake Cookies (pictured below). Just forward me your receipt from Lindsey and I'll reply with my recipe! (Forward to wardee at traditionalcookingschool dot com.)
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