Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough

Is it just me, or is the best part about cookies the cookie dough?  Ok, cookies fresh out of the oven are pretty heavenly, too. But there’s just something about cookie dough that’s so insanely delicious.  I hope you enjoy my healthier take on vegan cookie dough!

Vegan chocolate chips are one place where I feel like it’s important to splurge on high quality ingredients.  I’ve made this recipe with both highly quality vegan chocolate chips, and with mediocre vegan chocolate chips.  The taste difference is absolutely huge! Truly, it surprised me what a difference it makes. I prefer the Enjoy Life Dark Chocolate Morsels or Mini Chips.

If you’re looking for a more decadent treat, try my Edible Cookie Dough recipe!  It’s a super popular recipe, and everyone loves it. If you’re looking for an energy boost, try my Vegan Cookie Dough Energy Balls!

If you’ve tried this recipe, please let me know what you thought in the comments below!

*Oats are something that can frequently be cross contaminated with gluten.  Be sure to use certified gluten free oats to keep this recipe safe for gluten free people.

Healthier Edible Cookie Dough (Vegan, Gluten Free, Oil Free, Refined Sugar Free):

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 balls


  • 3/4 cup certified gluten free old fashioned oats ground into flour in a blender
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup unsalted peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon gluten free almond milk
  • 1/4 cup vegan chocolate chips


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the oat flour, fine sea salt, and coconut sugar. Stir to combine.
  2. Add in the pure vanilla extract, pumpkin puree, and peanut butter. Stir to combine.
  3. If your mixture is a little dry, add 1 Tablespoon almond milk. Stir to combine.
  4. Add in the vegan chocolate chips, and fold in to combine.
  5. Roll the dough into twelve 1” balls.
  6. Refrigerate for 30 minutes for best flavor.

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