These no bake cookie dough bites were made for Valentine's Day, but once you know how to make these delicious bites, you can decorate them for any holiday or celebration!
Why We Love this Recipe
Perfect Party Dessert - A fabulous treat to bring to a party, these no bake bites will be gone in no time! Check out our cookie dough balls recipe from Christmas. You've also got to try this white chocolate biscotti. It's another one you can switch up for any holiday!
Easy - The best part is that with just six ingredients, you can whip up these sweet treats at the last minute for those cookie dough cravings.
No Bake - Did I mention this is a no bake recipe? The hardest part of the recipe is waiting to take them out of the fridge so you can eat one!
What You Need to Make these Dough Bites
Cream Cheese - we used Neufchâtel. The generic store brand is fine.
White Chocolate Chips - We like Ghirardelli chocolate. It's not that much more expensive and we love the flavor for this sweet treat.
Flour - we heat treated the flour so it is safe to eat it.
Scroll down to the recipe card for the full ingredients list and printable recipe for these edible cookie dough bites.
How to Make This Recipe
Heat treat the flour by either spreading it on a baking sheet in a preheated oven at 350º for 5 minutes or sticking it in the microwave in a glass bowl for on high for 60 seconds.
Let it fully cool before using, and sift through it with a fork to make sure no clumps formed while heating.
Place the cream cheese in a microwave-safe large bowl for 15 to 20 seconds on medium power.
Add maple syrup to the bowl along with the vanilla extract. Stir well until creamy and smooth.
Add maple syrup and vanilla extract and stir until creamy.
Add the flour in a little bit at a time until it's all mixed in.
To make small balls evenly sized, use a 4 cm cookie scoop to scoop bites onto a parchment paper or a wax paper lined cookie sheet.
Let the cookie bites chill in a single layer for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. If your fridge looks like mine, you might want to pick up this container. You'll use it all the time!
Place the white chocolate in a glass bowl and microwave it in 15 seconds increments until it's creamy.
You can use a double boiler if you don't want to use a microwave. It may help to add coconut oil to the chocolate and stir well if it's too thick to dip. The coconut oil will not change the flavor at all and will add a nice creaminess.
Remove cookie bites from the refrigerator.
Dip each little ball in melted chocolate using a fork. Let the excess chocolate drip off.
Add Valentine's Day sprinkles while they are still wet. Once they are dry, let them harden for 30 minutes in the fridge.
Chilling the dough is a step you can't skip! The cream cheese dough will be sticky and too hard to work with if it isn't cold. You can also leave the cookie bites in the fridge overnight and finish the bites the next day.
This makes just 9 bites, perfect for a family treat. Feel free to double or triple for more people.
- These cookie dough bites can be decorated with any kind of sprinkles.
- The rainbow sprinkles would be pretty for a birthday.
- These green sprinkles would be pretty for St. Patrick's Day.
- Red candy melts and blue candy melts would be pretty for drizzling along with sprinkles for a festive Fourth of July dessert.
- Add mini chocolate chips to the dough for the classic flavors of chocolate and vanilla.
- Peanut butter chips would also be delicious inside these bites.
If you make this edible cookie dough recipe, please give it a rating! Thank you!
Frequently Asked Questions
Store cookie dough bites in an airtight container in the fridge where they will keep for about a week. Though they don't contain raw eggs like raw cookie dough usually does, the cream cheese is perishable so needs to be refrigerated.
You can. Just use almond flour instead of all purpose flour.
You can, but we like the smoothness and the flavor of white chocolate chips.
More Valentine's Day Desserts
No Bake Cookie Dough Bites
- Wooden spoon
- Cookie scooper
- Parchment paper
- Baking Sheet
- 4 ounces low-fat cream cheese
- 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 ¼ cups flour all-purpose
- 1 cup white chocolate chips
- ½ teaspoon coconut oil
- Heat treat the flour by either spreading it on a baking sheet in a preheated oven at 350º for 5 minutes or sticking it in the microwave in a glass bowl for on high for 60 seconds. Let it fully cool before using, and sift through it with a fork to make sure no clumps formed while heating.
- Soften cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl for 15 to 20 seconds on medium power until creamy.
- Add maple syrup and vanilla and stir until creamy and smooth.
- Add the flour in a little bit at a time and stir to incorporate.
- Scoop evenly sized balls onto a parchment-lined sheet using a 4 cm cookie scooper.
- Let the cookie dough bites fully set 15-20 min in the fridge or 30 mins at room temp.
- Melt the white chocolate in 15 second increments in microwave until creamy.
- If the chocolate does not seem thin enough to dip, add coconut oil and stir well.
- Dip the cookie dough bites into the chocolate using a fork. Shake off any extra chocolate.
- Add sprinkles and place dough bites back on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Let the bites dry before moving them.
- Chill for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
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