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Make sweet snacks healthier with these cookie dough bites and cheesecake bars

Make sweet snacks that are better for you, kid-friendly and require no cooking with gluten-free cookie dough bites and vegan cheesecake bars.
by Samah Dada / / Source: TODAY

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Food blogger, Instagram influencer and TODAY's very own production assistant, Samah Dada, is in the kitchen whipping up some sweet snacks that are kid-friendly and easy to eat on the go.

She shows us how to make healthy salted almond cheesecake bars and vegan chocolate chip cookie dough truffles.

"The combination of cashews and coconut milk create this insane creamy texture, and the raw crust is both chewy and crunchy, with a nice subtle sweetness from the dates," says Dada. "But most importantly, it is made out of all real, whole ingredients that you can feel good about eating."

"These perfect little snacking bites are chewy, sweet but not too sweet, studded with mini chocolate chips and enrobed in a layer of smooth chocolate. Not to mention, they're vegan, gluten-free, grain-free and refined sugar-free!"

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