Love it, Like it, Hate it: Cookie Dough!

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It’s no secret that cookies are loaded with sugar and white carbs, but cookie DOUGH can be the real disaster, sneaking spoonful after spoonful while we bake!  But there are a few better-for-you options, so today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on the best and worst pre-made cookie dough available!


Note:  Not all of the cookie dough brands below are suitable for eating raw




DIY White Bean Cookie Dough – recipe here


All Day I Dream About Food | No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites – recipe here


p.s. snacks | Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough | SECRET INGREDIENT: Garbanzo beans | available online only

  • Also available in Fudge Brownie & Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
  • Per 3-ounce carton: 200 calories, 22 grams carbohydrate, 3 grams fiber, 10 grams sugar, 5 grams protein.
  • Ingredients include: garbanzo beans, almonds, organic semi-sweet chocolate, cane sugar, coconut oil…


Quest Protein Bar | Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough | TIP:  Heat for 10-15 sec first for a doughy, decadent treat

  • Per bar: 200 calories, 21 grams carbohydrate, 14 grams fiber, 1 gram sugar, 21 grams protein
  • Ingredients: Milk and whey protein isolate), soluble corn fiber (prebiotic fiber), almonds, unsweetened chocolate, erythritol, cocoa butter, sea salt, sucralose, stevia.





Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies | Only a “like it” because smaller bites, makes portion control more manageable

  • Per one cookie (½ ounce): 53 calories, 7 grams carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 4 grams sugar, <1 gram protein.
  • Ingredients include: White flour, chocolate chips, sugar, vegetable oil, molasses, eggs.





Nestle & Pillsbury Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Per 3 ounces: 375 calories, 50 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram fiber, 31 grams sugar, 2 grams protein.
  • Ingredients include: White flour, chocolate chips, sugar, vegetable oil, molasses, eggs.


The Cookie Dough Café Gourmet Edible Cookie Dough

  • Per 3-ounce serving: 315 calories, 54 grams carbohydrate, 1.5 grams fiber, 33 grams sugar, 4 grams protein
  • Ingredients include: Brown sugar, white flour, oats, sugar, butter, peanut butter, chocolate chips, M&M Minis, artificial food dyes (blue 1, red 40, yellow 5, yellow 6), corn syrup.


Eat Pastry Cookie Dough | Vegan, non-GMO

  • Per 3-ounce serving: 360 calories, 48 grams carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 30 grams sugar, 0 protein
  • Ingredients include: brown rice and garbanzo flour, Earth Balance oil blend, salt, organic cane sugar, semi-sweet chocolate, brown cane sugar, apple sauce,




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