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Edible Cottage Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

This edible cottage cheese chocolate chip cookie dough is protein packed and addicting! AE Cottage cheese, peanut butter, and maple syrup are blended into a creamy mixture. Fold in some almond flour and a packet of vanilla pudding mix and you have cookie dough. Fold in plenty of mini chocolate chips and no one will be able to tell this isn’t traditional dough. Even better, you can eat as much as you want!

Edible Cottage Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

You’re just 8 simple ingredients away from edible cookie dough!

Highlights of this edible cookie dough recipe:

  • Quick, no-bake recipe
  • Simple ingredients
  • Keeps for up to a week
  • Perfect for a quick snack
  • Kid friendly recipe
  • Can be used in other recipes
  • Same taste and texture as traditional cookie dough
  • Packed with protein from the cottage cheese and peanut butter

First Steps:

  • In a blender combine cottage cheese, peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt
  • Blend until smooth and creamy

Tools I used for this easy cookie dough recipe:

  • Rubber Spatula – a must for any home baker! Perfect for scrapping cookie dough out of the mixing bowl.
  • Pyrex Mixing Bowl Set – I love this set of nesting bowls, perfect for home baking!
  • Blender – This is the best affordable blender, perfect for blending the cottage cheese mixture
edible chocolate chip cookie dough

The texture of this Edible Cottage Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough is exactly identical to traditional cookie dough. Loaded with mini chips and the perfect hint of vanilla. The cottage cheese blends up into a smooth mixture so you would never guess there was cottage cheese in this!

Grocery Store List:

  • AE Dairy Cottage Cheese
  • Peanut butter, or substitute other nut butters
  • Maple syrup or honey
  • Vanilla extract
  • Kosher salt
  • Almond flour
  • Vanilla pudding mix
  • Chocolate chips or chocolate chunks

Second Steps:

  • Combine almond flour and pudding mix
  • Add flour mixture into blended cottage cheese mixture
  • Mix until incorporated evenly

If you like this edible cottage cheese cookie dough, you’ll love these other easy recipes…

Thin & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Blondies

Homemade Peanut Butter

AE Dairy’s Old Fashioned Cottage Cheese has the perfect consistency for this edible cookie dough! The small curds blend up into a creamy mixture.

Recipe FAQs:

What is the texture of cottage cheese cookie dough?

This edible cookie dough has the exact same texture as traditional raw cookie dough. A soft, sweet ‘dough’ with the perfect sweetness from peanut butter and maple syrup, studded with mini chocolate chips or chunks!

What makes cottage cheese cookie dough edible?

This edible cookie dough contains no eggs or raw flour. Unlike flour milled from grains, almond flour is safe to eat raw.

How long does cottage cheese cookie dough keep?

This edible chocolate chip cookie dough will keep for up to a week in an airtight container in the fridge. The texture will not change at all. This would be a fun lunch box treat or after school snack!

Final Steps:

  • Fold in mini chocolate chips or chunks

Instructions:

  • In a blender combine the cottage cheese, peanut butter, maple syrup, salt, and vanilla. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the almond flour and vanilla pudding mix, stir to combine. Add in the cottage cheese mixture and fold until combined*. Fold in chocolate chips and enjoy! Leftover cookie dough will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

Notes:

*If you dough is too soft, add in a little more almond flour. 

Variations & Serving ideas:

  • Use other nut butters like almond butter or cashew butter
  • Fold in chocolate chunks or white chocolate
  • Add in sprinkles for a fun occasion
  • Roll into mini cookie dough bites and freeze to use as a topping on ice cream
  • Serve in a fun edible cookie dough bar
cottage cheese cookie dough in a bowl

Edible Cottage Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

5 from 1 vote
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: Chocolate, Cookie Dough, Cottage Cheese, Edible Cookie Dough, No-Bake, Protein Cookie dough
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 Servings
Calories: 502kcal
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Equipment:

  • Blender

Ingredients:  

  • 2 cups Cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup Peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
  • 2 3/4 cups Almond flour
  • 1 1.5 oz. packet Vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup Mini chocolate chips or chunks

Instructions:

  • In a blender combine the cottage cheese, peanut butter, maple syrup, salt, and vanilla. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the almond flour and vanilla pudding mix, stir to combine. Add in the cottage cheese mixture and fold until combined*. Fold in chocolate chips and enjoy! Leftover cookie dough will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

Notes:

*If you dough is too soft, add in a little more almond flour. 

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 servingCalories: 502 kcalCarbohydrates: 30 gProtein: 19 gFat: 37 gSaturated Fat: 6 gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1 gMonounsaturated Fat: 3 gTrans Fat: 0.03 gCholesterol: 8 mgSodium: 362 mgPotassium: 114 mgFiber: 7 gSugar: 18 gVitamin A: 83 IUVitamin C: 0.1 mgCalcium: 173 mgIron: 2 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

edible chocolate chip cookie dough

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