Ahh, the raw cookie dough. I only recently jumped on the garbanzo bean cookie dough band wagon, and all I can say is what took me so long?? The creamy, filling and protein-packed cookie dough treat has become my new quick "dessert" breakfast. When you're constantly on your feet washing bottles, walking the babies to sleep, frantically cleaning or making food for the family, easy and filling meals and snacks are a must.
This yields 2-4 servings depending on how hungry you are, but remember that if you eat it all in one go, that is a LOT of beans ;)
Super Protein Cookie Dough
1/3 cup pumpkin puree
1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
3 tablespoons vegan vanilla protein powder
3 tablespoons gluten-free oats
1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon baking soda (yup)
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1-1/2 tablespoon pure maple syrup
1 tablespoon organic sunflower seed butter or nut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
Puree all ingredients in a food processor, divide into bowls and use it as a dip for fruit, or eat plain with a spoon! You could make a "sundae" as well by melting nondairy chocolate and drizzling it on top, though then maybe reduce or omit the maple unless you want a sweet dessert!
If you want a really exciting treat, top with my vegan paleo unicorn whipped cream!