Monday, April 9, 2018

Edible Cookie Dough


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Cookie dough is one of my favorites. I love looking at pictures of giant scoops of cookie dough from all of those trendy edible cookie dough shops (even though I can't eat those, of course). I decided to make a low carb version. SO good. I made this with the intent of using it for my homemade low carb chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream recipe, but it's also fantastic on it's own and is quite satisfying, so a little goes a long way. I rolled them into small balls that were roughly 1/2 inch. A serving size is 4 balls for the nutrition facts, and it made 180 balls total. They freeze super well if you want to save them for a sweet treat on hand, but I wanted ice cream absolutely loaded in cookie dough balls.

Ingredients:

8 oz softened cream cheese
8 tbsp softened salted butter
2 tbsp peanut butter (sugar free and unsalted)
2 tsp monk fruit juice concentrate
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup almond flour
1/4 cup coconut flour
1 cup powdered Swerve
1 Lily's milk chocolate bar

Instructions:

1) Beat together the cream cheese and butter until smooth.

2) Mix in the peanut butter, monk fruit, vanilla, almond flour, coconut flour and powdered Swerve. Stir well. 

3) Chop up a Lily's milk chocolate bar into tiny chunks. 

4) Add the chocolate chunks to the dough and mix well.

5) Refrigerate cookie dough for 30 minutes.

6) Roll into small balls. (Your call on the size...mine were right around 1/2 inch or maybe slightly smaller).

7) Enjoy as is, freeze for later, or save them for your homemade low carb cookie dough ice cream.

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4 comments:

  1. Do you think I could make this with xylitol instead of sSwerve?

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    1. Yep, you should be able to! I haven't tried that but I see no reason it wouldn't work. Would love to hear how it turns out :)

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  2. Can I use liquid stevia in place of monk fruit?

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    1. Hi Pam! You definitely can but it may change the taste a bit. Stevia can have a bitter aftertaste.

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