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edible chickpea cookie dough with chocolate chips without butter

Edible Cookie Dough without Butter (vegan)

Enjoy eating creamy and rich Edible Cookie Dough without butter! Made with wholesome ingredients like chickpeas, dates, and nut butter. This cookie dough is safe to eat raw straight out of the bowl. On top of all, this recipe is refined-sugar-free! For an extra health boost add your favorite vegan protein powder.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Snack, Sweets
Cuisine Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Vegan
Servings 1 batch


  • food processor, or high speed blender


  • 1 can of drained chickpeas (15 oz / 425g)
  • 60 ml plant milk eg: almond, oat, soy (¼ cup)
  • 40 g nut butter eg: white almond, cashew or peanut 2 ½ tbsp
  • 2 pitted and softened Medjool dates
  • vegan chocolate chips, semi-sweet or dark

Optional ad ins:

  • pinch of salt for depth of flavor
  • 15 ml maple syrup, for extra sweetness (1 tbsp)
  • ½ tablespoon vanilla extract, or
  • 1 scoop of vanilla-flavored vegan protein powder, or pre- and probiotic powder


  • Drain can of chickpeas and gather ingredients. Optional step: peel off the skin of chickpeas (read top tip above).
  • Combine all ingredients, except for chocolate chips, in a food processor until smooth. Taste for sweetness, if you want it sweeter add maple syrup. Once the mixture is smooth fold in chocolate chips and enjoy!
Keyword chickpea cookie dough, Edible Cookie Dough, edible cookie dough without butter