– Serves 4

By Mira Dessy

Do you miss eating raw cookie dough?

Go on – admit it. You do.

One of the best things about this indulgent no flour cookie dough recipe is that it’s gluten-free. So many people with Type 1 Diabetes also have celiac disease or are gluten intolerant, so this is a way to get your cookie dough fix without a need for gluten.

This dough is not designed to be baked – it’s specifically a raw dough to eat right out of the bowl, just like in the old days.

We got this recipe from our friend Mira at The Ingredient Guru, and we bring it to you today with her kind permission. Enjoy!


  • 1 can chickpeas, drained
  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon evaporated cane juice
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 generous pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Convert grams to pounds and ounces here


  1. Combine first five ingredients in food processor until mixed well
  2. Scoop into a bowl and add chocolate chips by hand.
  3. Spoon into ramekins or mini-muffin cups and chill for two hours before serving – or enjoy with a spoon straight out of the bowl!

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Mira Dessy: Mira Dessy, The Ingredient Guru, is an author, public speaker, and a Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner who teaches how to navigate the grocery store’s mammoth packaged food stock, to decipher confusing food labels, understand the relationship of food additives to poor health, and to find real food. She is the author of the book The Pantry Principle: how to read the label and understand what’s really in your food. Mira is a member of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, the American Holistic Health Association, and is a founding member of the Health and Wellness Business Association. Mira can be found online at TheIngredientGuru.com

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