Dessert, Fat Free, Snack

Diet Dark Chocolate Spelt Drops (vegan, gluten free version available!)


These delectable little semi sweet morsels are the perfect little treat to indulge in to curb that after dinner sweet tooth and still stay on your diet.

They have no added fats and are made with simple whole plant ingredients. They are quick to whip up and have on hand as a nice period to the end of your healthy eating day.

Our toddler loves them too. Hey back off of mommy’s treat, hee hee.

And hey! These little drops are good for you too!

Benefits of Raw Organic Cacao
  • 40 Times the Antioxidants of Blueberries.
  • Highest Plant-Based Source of Iron.
  • Full of Magnesium for a Healthy Heart & Brain.
  • More Calcium Than Cow’s Milk.

Diet Dark Chocolate Spelt Drops

Makes: 14

Cooking Time: less than 30 minutes


  • 1 cup Whole Grain Spelt Flour***
  • 1/4 cup Cacao Powder (unsweetened)
  • 1 cup Applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 2 Tbs Raw Coconut Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Vegan Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder

***for gluten free sub the spelt flour for 1 cup oat flour.
Notes: I like to use the individual 4oz container apple sauces. For the chocolate chips I like Enjoy Life brand dark chocolate.


  1. Preheat oven 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl: Combine the flour, cacao, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, and pinch of salt. Mix. Then add the apple sauce, vanilla, and lemon juice. Stir but don’t over process. Sprinkle in the dark chocolate chips. (If the batter is too dry you can add a Tbs unsweetened plant milk)
  3. Plop small (less than tsp size, see pic) round drop cookies onto a parchment lined baking tray.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes. Let cool. Enjoy! (Store in container in fridge or freeze)

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