With St. Patrick’s day coming up, I was trying to think of some vegan friendly desserts. This recipe came to me after I made my No Bake Vegan Nutella Bites. These bites remind me of eating mint chocolate chip ice cream. They are like Thin Mints without the guilt. These little balls of goodness are vegan, dairy free, soy free and can easily be done gluten free by using gluten free oats.
The best part? They can be made in 5 minutes. You can even eat the dough straight out of the food processor. I had to stop my daughter before she ate most of it! They would go really well with a glass of my Homemade Hemp Milk.
Chocolate Mint Cookie Dough Bites
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup cashews
10-12 medjool pitted dates
3 T cocoa powder
2-4 T milk (I used hemp milk)
1/4-1/2 tsp peppermint extract (I used 1/2 tsp)
In a food processor mix the cashew and oats until they are a powdery consistency. Then add the dates, cocoa powder, 2 T milk and peppermint extract and mix until a dough starts to form. If the dough looks dry, add a bit more milk. Roll into balls and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Set in the fridge to firm up. I got 12-14 bites out of my batch.