Raw Chocolate Chip Cookies

These little nuggets are made with unheated ingredients and pressed together without cooking. Keeping the ingredients away from heat helps preserve their nutrients.


Excerpted with permission from Pure Food by Veronica Bosgraaf. 

10 cookies


  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 3/4 cup raw cashews
  • 3/4 cup raw walnuts
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs


  1. Process the dates in a food processor until well chopped.
  2. Add the cashews, walnuts, coconut oil, salt, and vanilla and process until smooth. Add the cacao nibs and pulse to
  3. Using your hands, form the dough into 10 cookies. Chill in the fridge for about 1 hour to solidify before serving.