Low Carb Cookie Dough Dip

trim healthy mama S dip OHMYGOODNESS!  I just made this low carb cookie dough dip and I had to come here and post it for you.  RIGHT NOW.  It is SO delicious!

Back in my chubby, sugar savoring days, I was invited to a Pampered Chef party, and the lovely hostess made this AMAZING cookie dough dip.  chocolate-chip-cookie-dough

It looked like a cheese ball, and was covered in crushed nuts, and served with graham cracker sticks.  I begged for the recipe, which involved sticks (plural) of butter, whole blocks of cream cheese…you get the drill.  Heavy and suWEET!  I’ve often thought of it, and wondered if I could make something similar but not so…so…heavy and sweet.  But then I also couldn’t think of what I’d want to use as dippers. low carb cookie dough dip (3)

So, this morning, I got 4 pounds of strawberries in our co-op, and I promised the kids I would whip up a dip for them for an afternoon snack.  My boy asked me if I could make cookie dough dip.  PERFECT!  I mixed this up in my little counter-top food processor, and it was divine, I tell you.  I absolutely do not miss the heavy, thick version, nor the graham cracker sticks one bit.

This low carb cookie dough dip is still a rich and indulgent treat, but much lighter in texture, and is just insanely good.  We dipped, but you could totally stuff strawberries for a party tray, or tea party!

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If it’s not strawberry season, fret not…these low carb cinnamon dippers are a super tasty way to transport fluffy cookie dough dip

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low carb cinnamon dippers

Here is the printable recipe for low carb cookie dough dip!

Low Carb Cookie Dough Dip- S
 
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This light fluffy dip will remind you of the flavors of chocolate chip cookie dough. It's insanely good with strawberries! We enjoyed it as an afternoon snack, but I'd totally pull this one out for a party, or stuff berries for a tea party.
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Recipe type: Appetizers & Snacks
Cuisine: Trim Healthy Mama
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup (half of a 15 oz. cont.) of part skim ricotta cheese
  • 4 oz. cream cheese (can use low fat)
  • 2 T butter
  • 2 t. vanilla extract
  • Several shakes of NuNaturals Stevia Extract, or sweetener to taste
  • 8-12 dark chocolate chips or broken pieces of 85% chocolate
  • pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Break up chocolate chips in the food processor until small pieces.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and blend until fluffy and well combined.
  3. Taste and adjust sweetness.
  4. Serve & enjoy!
Notes
You may sub low fat cottage cheese for a smoother and slightly thicker texture than ricotta that resembles and tastes more like a chocolate chip cheesecake.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅙th of recipe Fat: 12.8 Carbohydrates: 4.6

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  • Michael Ann

    You, my friend, have saved the day! This is delightful! And really, really scrummy!

    • Its_Gwen

      Yay! So glad you like it!

  • Beth

    What have you done!!!! You, clever girl! And why did I dare read this at 11:30pm???? Oh well, I’ll have visions of cookie dough dip dancing in my head tonight.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/andrea.fry.5 Andrea Fry

    I made this last night for my Bible study gang – big hit!! Thanks so much!

  • Renae

    Just today, my children and I made several dozen cookies to give to the USO to send to soldiers this weekend. (I used the basic cheap recipe on the back of Nestle, since most soldiers will expect that when they bite into a cookie) I have to say that the cookie dough was the most tempting thing I have seen/smelled in 2 weeks! I only let my children have one cookie after dinner and the rest are packed up in the kitchen waiting to leave tomorrow morning. When I saw this I started grinning. I will make this tomorrow and tell the children to “dig in!” Thanks so much

    • Its_Gwen

      You’re so welcome! We love it too, and are about to take some tonight to a gathering. :)

  • Stacy

    Holy cow, Gwen…there is a reason I like you. That reason is THIS RECIPE.

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  • Kathryn Siegwart

    Oooooh, I was craving some cookie dough (my weakness), and thank goodness I found this recipe! Only problem was, I didn’t have any ricotta OR cottage cheese on hand, so I used Greek yogurt instead (with extra Stevia to compensate). My 6-year-old (who still refuses to try my THM smoothies and other desserts) is currently scarfing it down (with graham crackers– I’m eating mine with strawberries). Thanks so much!

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  • Lorri Martin

    What goes well with this besides strawberries (that is on plan)? LOVE. IT. with strawberries, but the are SO expensive right now in the off season

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  • Mary Stanford

    So yummy! Where is your co-op, Gwen? We have been searching for one!

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  • Tee

    I know this is late, but I just made this and it didn’t taste like cookie dough to me. It tasted like COOKIES & CREAM…oh what a dream. I’m going to use this as a frosting. YUMMMMM!!!!!