Pecan Pie Cookie Dough – That Vegan Babe

This Pecan Pie Cookie Dough is the perfect protein-rich snack to keep on hand! It’s a spin-off of the viral cottage cheese cookie dough, dairy-free and with a pecan pie twist! Instead of cottage cheese, we use extra firm tofu and coconut yogurt, which have the same mouthfeel and protein content as cottage cheese. It’s loaded with a sweet, nutty flavor and is so good you won’t believe it’s made with nourishing, plant-based ingredients!

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Why You’ll Love This Pecan Pie Cookie Dough Recipe

Irresistible fusion of flavors: This pecan pie crust combines the rich, nutty essence of pecan pie with the classic appeal of cookie dough. The incorporation of extra-firm tofu allows you to enjoy the same texture and taste of classic cookie dough with plant-based proteins, while the coconut yogurt ensures irresistible creaminess. Add caramel to the dates and pecans for an extra layer of flavor and added protein.

Vegan and gluten-free: This pecan pie crust is completely gluten-free, thanks to the oat flour. An ideal dessert for anyone following a gluten-free diet!

Quick and easy: This cookie dough requires minimal prep, no baking, and will be ready in no time. It’s a fantastic choice for satisfying spontaneous sweet cravings or adding a last-minute surprise dessert to your next Sunday night menu.

Easy to store: Store leftover pecan pie dough in an airtight container in the refrigerator and liven up your morning coffee and afternoon tea with a tempting snack.

Versatile presentation: Whether you serve it in individual dessert glasses or opt for an elegant garnish, this pecan pie cookie dough can be as casual or fancy as you desire.

How to Make Pecan Pie Cookie Dough

how to make pecan pie cookie dough

Mix the tofu and coconut yogurt

Mix the tofu and coconut yogurt until smooth and creamy. This will be the base of our cookie dough.

mix wet ingredients

Add the dry ingredients

Combine the oat flour, vegan vanilla protein powder, vanilla extract, and maple syrup in a large mixing bowl.

Mix the dry ingredients

Stir until all the dry ingredients are well incorporated into the tofu and yogurt mixture.

combine pecan pie cookie dough ingredients

Add pecans and white chocolate chips

Gently fold in the chopped pecans and vegan white chocolate chips to add crunch and sweetness to the cookie dough.

Prepare the date and pecan caramel

Prepare the date-pecan caramel by combining the dates, pecans, vanilla extract, water and a pinch of salt in a blender. Add a little water as needed until you achieve the desired consistency.

Add the pecan and date caramel

Add your date and pecan caramel and enjoy!

add pecan caramel to cookie dough

Recipe Tips for Pecan Pie Cookie Dough

Recipe variations: Add a pinch of cinnamon for warmth or top the cookie dough with a scoop of dairy-free ice cream.

Nut-free exchange: If you’re allergic to nuts, substitute sunflower or pumpkin seeds for the pecans for a similar crunch.

Presentation: For an elegant touch, serve your pecan pie cookie dough in individual dessert glasses. Garnish with a mint leaf or a drizzle of melted vegan chocolate.

Mix carefully: When mixing the tofu and coconut yogurt, be patient. Aim for a silky, smooth texture for best results.

Adjust the softness: If you prefer a sweeter pecan pie crust, add more maple syrup.

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Pecan Pie Cookie Dough Recipe

Pecan Pie Cookie Dough

This Pecan Pie Cookie Dough is the perfect protein-rich snack to keep on hand! It’s a spin-off of the viral cottage cheese cookie dough, dairy-free and with a pecan pie twist! Instead of cottage cheese, we use extra firm tofu and coconut yogurt, which have the same mouthfeel and protein content as cottage cheese. It’s loaded with a sweet, nutty flavor and is so good you won’t believe it’s made with nourishing, plant-based ingredients!

Preparation time ten minutes

Total time ten minutes

Course Breakfast, Desserts

Servings ten

Calories 303 kilocalories

For the date and pecan caramel

  • First mix your tofu and coconut yogurt until smooth, then pour into a large bowl.

  • Add your oat flour, protein powder, vanilla, and maple syrup and mix until well combined.

  • Mix your white chocolate chop and 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans.

  • Prepare the date and pecan caramel by mixing the ingredients and adding a little water if necessary until you obtain the desired consistency.

  • Add your date and pecan caramel and enjoy!

Portion: 1portionCalories: 303kilocaloriesCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 13gFat: 15gSaturated fat: 2.8gPolyunsaturated fats: 4.51gMonounsaturated fat: 6.41gSodium: 84mgPotassium: 298mgFiber: 3.7gSugar: 20.6gVitamin A: 1.39UIVitamin C: 0.21mgCalcium: 229.7mgIron: 2.7mg

Keyword easy dessert, easy vegan recipe, high protein cookie dough, pecan pie cookie dough

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