Walnut Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

I had the choice last night of either bringing a side or a dessert to our small group. My question: is there really any decision that needs to be made?! Dessert any day! 🙂

Yesterday was busy, so I didn’t have a chance to run to the store. You know what that meant…raiding my fridge and pantry and making something out of what I had on hand.

Well, it certainly helped that I had some inspiration…and that inspiration came from Dimple over at Shivaay Delights. She recently made these delicious looking chocolate snowballs (which I do hope to try at some point). Her recipe inspired me to make a ball of yumminess that was low-glycemic and that I didn’t actually have to cook! 🙂 Thanks Dimple!



*Created by Lori at Creating Beauty in the Kitchen

Serving Size: 10-12 Balls


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup whole walnuts, food processed
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • Fresh squeezed juice from 1 whole orange


  • After measuring out the walnuts, put them in a food processor until they become small pieces.
  • Cut the orange in half, and squeeze all the juice from both sides into a large bowl.
  • Melt the coconut oil, and add it to the juice.
  • Add the honey and vanilla to the juice mixture, and mix thoroughly.
  • In another bowl, combine the flour, small pieces of walnuts, cinnamon, and chocolate chips, mixing well.
  • Now combine all the ingredients together in the large bowl.
  • Make small balls with the dough, placing them on a non stick baking pan, or you can line another dish with wax paper and use that. Just make sure the balls are not touching one another.
  • Refrigerate until ready to eat.

31 thoughts on “Walnut Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

  1. Wow, looks fantastic!! Pretty much anything dark chocolate, sign me up! Dimple’s recipe inspired me too. Someday I’m making some sort of truffle, too! 🙂


    • Thanks Lisa! I have lots of dark chocolate recipes on here on the recipe page, so feel free to check them out. I have some awesome muffins I love with dark chocolate chips! 🙂 I was actually just looking on your blog when you wrote this. I am excited to see your recipes!


      • Awesome! Always good to meet another dark chocolate lady 🙂 I hope you enjoy looking through my recipes, I’m off to check yours out right now! 🙂


  2. Reblogged this on Food Gurly and commented:
    I love that these have all natural ingredients. When I make them, I will be using pecans, instead of walnuts as I don’t like walnuts, but I have been told any nut will work, so feel free to experiment!! I am so excited to try these!!!


    • My pleasure Tabitha! So glad you stopped by, and glad these sound good to you! You will find that Dimple’s recipe at Shivaay’s Delights looks and sounds fantastic too!


  3. Pingback: Almond Flavored Cookie Dough Balls with Dark Chocolate Chips | Creating Beauty in the Kitchen

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