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Raw Date Cookies


Raw Date Cookies

Raw. Delicious.

© 2008 Ashley Skabar, licensed to About.com, Inc.

Healthier than traditional cookies, these little treats are easy to make, too! Feel free to add in dried fruits and nuts of your choice for variation!

Makes about 20 cookies

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 1 cup pureed Mejool Dates
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded coconut, plus more for coating
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 T. tahini paste
  • 3 T. maple syrup or agave nectar
  • pinch of salt


1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix all of the ingrendients until well combined. Form into 1 " balls and roll each in shredded coconut, placing on the prepared sheet as you work until all of the "dough" is used up. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and enjoy!

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