9 Healthy Cookie Dough Balls

I am on an organizational kick.  I finally sorted the stack of papers on my desk, uncovered my dresser from the weekend race clutter, and switched out L’s snug clothes for the next size up.  It’s time to get recipes organized, too!

It makes my life so much easier to have lots of recipes in one place, and I hope it’s helpful for you as well.  Last week, I featured 24 delicious pancake recipes, and this week I’m going to round up my scattered cookie dough ball recipes.

This is a combination of no-bake and baked cookies, some with no added sweetener, some with no grains, and one with butter and sugar for good measure.  Ready?


No Bake Nut-Fruit Balls


Date-nut Ball (with a chocolate variation)

Coconut Date “Mound” Ball

Date-cashew balls and Chocolate Date-walnut balls


No Bake Peanut or Almond Butter Balls


PB-Oat Balls

Coconut Brownie Bites

Coconut Brownie Bites


Chickpea “Cookie Dough” Balls


Chickpea Chocolate Chip Dough Balls

Double Chocolate Chickpea Dough Balls

Chickpea cookie dough/ Double Chocolate cookie dough balls


Pumpkin Cookie Balls

Pumpkin Pb Raisin Balls

Pumpkin Banana Oat Balls

Pumpkin Pb Raisin balls


Healthified Cookie Dough


Chocolate Chip Sunflower Cookie Dough Balls (traditional cookie with less butter and sugar)

Chocolate Chip Sunflower Cookie Dough Balls


For toddlers, I love the PB Oat balls, Date-nut balls (watch out- chopping nuts in the food processor is noisy!), or the Pumpkin Banana Oat balls.  These are mostly naturally sweetened (the pb-oat balls have a little bit of honey) and are portable and delicious.

Finally, if you’re not up for making your own, I highly recommend Lindsay’s Healthy Bites.  She has four flavors: Peach/Apricot/Apple Cinnamon; Whey Good; Apricot/Coconut Fig; and Cookie Dough.  You can order them here!

I’m linking up again with Peas and Crayons and Munchkin Meals to see what everyone else is eating.  What is your favorite healthy treat? How often do you take time to get organized?

86 thoughts on “9 Healthy Cookie Dough Balls

  1. I’ve been on a serious organization kick. Which means we have random piles all throughout the house, because heaven forbid I finish one project before starting a new one.

    Sorry I’ve been MIA in your comments lately. I’ve been reading your posts on my phone, but haven’t spend to much time on the actual computer commenting. Hang in there with the big girl bed transition. You two will get it down soon, I promise! :)
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  2. Those look fabulous! oh man, i love the chickpea!! And so glad you won my healthy bites giveaway! i am adding to your ball collection. LOL! what’s your address?

  3. I’ve been into making no-bake snack balls lately, too! I love that they are so easy to make! Last week I made a chocolate peanut butter no bake ball. I love your recipe for the pumpkin banana oat balls; I will have to try that! My favorite healthy treat right now is a peanut butter chocolate milkshake (minus the milk)!
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  5. I love making fruit nut balls. I booked mark this page so I can make them in the near future! The pumpkin raisin sounds great for this time of year!

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  12. No bake is king…these look amazing!

    I did a round-up of all my scattered recipes about 9 years ago, when my son was a baby. It was a TON of work but well worth the effort. Although nearly a decade later, this post is kind of inspiring me to do a refresh. Believe it or not, I have NOT made all the recipes that I have collected over the years…:)

  13. I’ve recently learned I need to avoid gluten and oats. So far, I haven’t found it a problem unless I try to replace my previous wheat items with other products. It seems easier to just not look for replacements. Except for Christmas cookies, I would like one good recipe. I will be checking each of yours out and see if they can be altered. Thanks for the post. Enjoy your SITS Day.
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  14. Mmmm… Those PB Oat Balls and Coconut Brownie Bites are kinda callin my name!! Lol…I’m a foodie blogger so, this is right up my alley! I’m so excited to try these! Thanks so much for sharing these. And Happy SITS Day to you! =)

  15. Yum. Pinning a few of these. Your blog is so helpful, love it. If you have time, since you have a girl, check out my blog. I write about raising girls in this crazy world. I have 2 girls, 8 and 10, so we are a bit ahead of you in stages, but they are red heads! Best of luck to you as become a certified health coach. I can tell it is your passion.
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