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No-bake Cookie Dough Collagen Protein Bites (Paleo, AIP, Gluten Free)

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 bites 1x



For the protein bites

  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup tigernut flour (sub almond flour for non AIP/nut free)
  • 2 scoops Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides 
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup mini dairy free chocolate chips (sub the recipe below for AIP)
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt (optional)

For the AIP friendly carob chips (optional)

  • 1 cup carob powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup


For the cookie dough bites

  • Combine the tigernut flour, shredded coconut, and collagen in a medium bowl and mix.
  • Stir in the maple syrup and coconut oil and stir until well combined.
  • Mix in the mini chocolate chips (or the carob chips below for AIP).
  • Prepare a plate lined with parchment paper. Begin rolling the mixture into balls (you’ll have about 7-8) and place them on the plate. Finish with sea salt if desired.
  • Chill in the fridge for 1-2 hours or until solidified.
  • Eat chilled and enjoy!

For the carob chips (optional)

  • Prepare an 8×8″ pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Melt coconut oil on low heat in a saucepan on a stove top and stir in the maple syrup when liquid. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, add the carob powder. Slowly pour in the liquid and stir to combine with the carob powder.
  • Pour the mixture into the pan and chill for at least an hour in the fridge.
  • Carefully remove from pan and chop up into small chips to add to the bites.


All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Estimations do not include optional ingredients.

  • Cook Time: 5
  • Category: snacks
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 208
  • Fat: 12.7g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.7g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Protein: 4.2g