No Bake Tiramisu Cookies

Soft, chewy and just like fudge, these no bake Tiramisu cookies are a sinfully nutritious snack between meals or even breakfast! Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and with a paleo friendly option- All bases are covered for you to indulge in dessert for breakfast! 

Healthy No Bake Tiramisu Cookies- Soft, chewy and just like fudge, these no bake Tiramisu cookies are a sinfully nutritious snack between meals or even breakfast! Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and with a paleo friendly option- All bases are covered for you to indulge in dessert for breakfast! @thebigmansworld -thebigmansworld.com

Before we jump in, I’ve got an exciting recipe collaboration coming at you Tuesday- Check this out for a teaser. 

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“When I go to America, I’m breaking up with Peanut Butter.”

“…….Why?”

“Because. ALL the store bought nut butters are so expensive except for Peanut Butter. In America, almond butter is cheap like water.”

Oh Arman. You silly, naive (latte complexioned) Australian. 

I left my sister in a perplexed state after providing her with the benefits of being in America.

Me-Foodie products, $2 tacos on Tuesdays and saying the word herb with a silent ‘h’.

Her- Shopping, margaritas in Soho, shopping, posing, shopping and posing. 

Yep, we’re siblings. 

Healthy No Bake Tiramisu Cookies- Soft, chewy and just like fudge, these no bake Tiramisu cookies are a sinfully nutritious snack between meals or even breakfast! Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and with a paleo friendly option- All bases are covered for you to indulge in dessert for breakfast! @thebigmansworld -thebigmansworld.com

For the healthy foodie who lives anywhere besides America would know the pain- Forking over $10 for a tiny jar of nut butter and some even edging closer to $20 (Coconut butter, I’m looking at you). The notion of coming to America to get all my favourites at prices closer to what I pay for peanut butter back home seemed like a dream.

…Until I saw some of the prices here. While slightly cheaper (After taking into account the more powerful American dollar), there wasn’t that much of a difference in price. Almond butter, cashew butter and well, any nut butter besides peanut butter must be on a vendetta to have a baseline price on a global level….just like Apple and their products. 

Fail. Whale. 

When the epic folk at Blue Diamond  sent me their lightly salted and dark chocolate almonds, I knew the first thing I had to make (using my housemates food processor)

Almond butter.

Specifically, dark chocolate almond butter. 

Bite me, expensive prices. (Please don’t. I’m a naive latte toned Aussie). 

Healthy No Bake Tiramisu Cookies- Soft, chewy and just like fudge, these no bake Tiramisu cookies are a sinfully nutritious snack between meals or even breakfast! Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and with a paleo friendly option- All bases are covered for you to indulge in dessert for breakfast! @thebigmansworld -thebigmansworld.com

However, today’s recipe isn’t for the dark chocolate almond butter because that would be just silly. It would only take 1 line to write. Ingredients – Dark chocolate almonds. Method– Blend. There you go. Instead, we have these No Bake Tiramisu Cookies!

These No Bake Tiramisu Cookies look fancy, taste fancy but are so simple to whip up. They are a healthy breakfast choice or snack between meals. They take less than 10 minutes to whip up and can be eaten immediately or if your like me and taste and texture fan, refrigerated for 10-20 minutes to firm up. 

Let’s talk texture. Doughy, chewy, slightly dense  and when eaten straight from the fridge, are just like a piece of a slightly soft fudge. 

Let’s talk taste. Rich, slightly bitter and with a nutty aftertaste, it’s like eating dessert for breakfast. Well, with such healthy ingredients, it is perfectly acceptable- It’s what I did yesterday! As with many of my recipes, I’ve also included a trialled and tested paleo friendly version (with necessary amendments) which taste just as good! I recommend this flour for the gluten free version and this flour for the paleo version! 

Healthy No Bake Tiramisu Cookies- Soft, chewy and just like fudge, these no bake Tiramisu cookies are a sinfully nutritious snack between meals or even breakfast! Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and with a paleo friendly option- All bases are covered for you to indulge in dessert for breakfast! @thebigmansworld -thebigmansworld.com

Make these No Bake Tiramisu Cookies and do one better and use Blue Diamond Dark Chocolate Almonds (or any of their delicious almonds!) to make the nut butter too. It’s worth it. 

Warning- The almond butter is dangerous and may not even make it in the batter.

No Bake Tiramisu Cookies

Soft, chewy and just like fudge, these no bake Tiramisu cookies are a sinfully nutritious snack between meals or even breakfast! Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and with a paleo friendly option- All bases are covered for you to indulge in dessert for breakfast!
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Author: Arman @ thebigmansworld

Ingredients

For the original version

  • 1 cup gluten free oat flour gluten free oats ground to a flour
  • 1 T cocoa powder
  • 1 T espresso powder or ground coffee powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder*
  • 2 T granulated sweetener of choice optional
  • 1/4 cup almond butter I used Blue Diamond Dark chocolate almonds ground to a butter
  • 1/4- 3/4 cup dairy free milk I used Blue Diamond Unsweetened vanilla**
  • Espresso powder granulated sweetener of choice to dust

For the paleo version

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour sifted (can sub for almond or cashew flour)
  • 1 T cocoa powder
  • 1 T espresso powder or ground coffee powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder*
  • 2 T coconut palm sugar optional
  • 1/4 cup almond butter For a completely paleo version, use Blue Diamond slightly salted almonds to make nut butter
  • 1/2- 1 cup+ dairy free milk I used Blue Diamond Unsweetened vanilla**
  • Espresso powder granulated sweetener of choice to dust

Instructions

  • Line a large plate with baking paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder, sea salt, protein powder and mix well.
  • Stir through the almond butter and mix through dry mixture until very crumbly.
  • Using a tablespoon, add the unsweetened almond milk until a very thick dough is formed. Using your hands, form into palm sized cookie shapes and press firmly on the plate. Dust with extra cocoa, espresso and granulated sweetener and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes or consume immediately for a more soft cookie.

Notes

* Protein powder is optional. If omitting, adjust liquids accordingly.
** Depending on the flour and protein powder used, you may need more or less unsweetened almond milk. For the paleo version, I used over 1 1/4 cups.
The granulated sweetener is optional- If your protein powder is sweetened, omit.
These can be kept at room temperature but taste best when refrigerated.
Tried this recipe?Give us a shout at @thebigmansworld or tag #thebigmansworld!
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Healthy No Bake Tiramisu Cookies- Soft, chewy and just like fudge, these no bake Tiramisu cookies are a sinfully nutritious snack between meals or even breakfast! Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and with a paleo friendly option- All bases are covered for you to indulge in dessert for breakfast! @thebigmansworld -thebigmansworld.com

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95 thoughts on “No Bake Tiramisu Cookies

  1. Yum! Another awesome no bake! And I agree the price of almond butter makes me cringe. Sunflower seed butter is inexpensive though, cashew is a bit cheaper too. Big price differences between brands though and where you buy.

  2. These are awesome. I make almond butter all the time at home because it is cheaper and tastes so much better than any of the ones I have had from the stores (I’m looking at you Justin’s). They are one of my favorite things to make. Thanks for the recipe!

  3. I do make my own nut butters exactly because they are so darn expensive. I usually make big bulks as it’s so messy and I hate cleaning the food processor.
    Most expensive items are coconut flour and beet root powder. But I needed this. Seriously. I need to red velvet everything sometimes 😉

    I totally feel like a stalker as this is about the 4th comment I am leaving somewhere for you today 😛 And after hitting the “post comment” button I am going directly to the kitchen to make these cookies.

  4. Wow! Those prices are crazy! I guess we take our nut butter prices for granted here in the US, but the “cheap like water” doesn’t work in LA…we’re in the worst drought ever and our water prices just keep rising! 🙁

    Your no bake cookies sound marvelous and so healthy, to boot! Lovely that you included a Paleo version too, I know some friends that would love this recipe! Nice job!

  5. I don’t make my own peanut butter. I probably should, but I don’t. The nut butter are definitely pricey but I seek out PB & Co. for a good price and also get the Flax and Chia Seed peanut butter at Trader Joe’s which is pretty cheap.

  6. You sure know the way to a girls heart <3. Tiramisu is one of my main loves! Even better that these are healthy for ya and not filled with whipping cream. And yes, nut butter prices are outrageous everywhere. LETS RIOT

  7. Not only do they look and taste fancy, but also they sound the same way! The only thing I’m upset about is you haven’t incorporated any mascarpone in your “tiramisu dessert line”. Sure, they won’t be a healthy version anymore, but this cheating on tiramisu is just outrageous! 🙂 Just kidding though – awesome work!

  8. I do not make my own nut butters because I have never thought about it. The most expensive thing on my shopping list is probably when I buy organic produce (hardly ever, but sometimes I feel guilty) =P

  9. yeah, I like to make my own, but fancy nut butters are kind of a gift I give myself, you should see my collection. Rosemary is a lucky pup, she gets some sometimes.

    I CANNOT WAIT TO MAKE THESE.

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