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5 from 10 votes

Super easy cashew nut date cookies

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert, easy snack, healthy snack, quick snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, easy, gluten free, kids lunch box ideas, nutrient dense, quick, snacks
Servings: 14 large cookies


  • 2 cups cashews soaked in 1 cup hot water for 5-10 mins
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds ground / 1 egg
  • 6-8 dates pitted
  • ½ tsp vanilla powder / essence
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder


  • Preheat oven at 175ºC
  • Soak the cashews in hot water and then transfer to the blender
  • Add all other ingredients (except the baking powder) into the blender with the cashews
  • Blend till smooth and incorporated. Do not over-blend or the cashews will begin to release their oils and turn into a cashew butter.
  • Scoop it out into a bowl
  • Add the baking powder and mix till incorporated
  • Roll them into tablespoon sized balls and flatten with the back of a spoon or your fingers. Do not make them super thin
  • Put them in the oven for around 15 minutes or till it is browned
  • Take them out of the oven, cool and devour!