You heard the great news, or maybe you didn’t, that Ben & Jerry’s has added Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough to their non-dairy ice cream line-up. And it gets better. They’re also releasing the Vegan Cookie Dough Chunks from that flavor as their own product! They’re for snacking, not baking, but we’re not complaining.
Ben & Jerry’s Vegan Cookie Dough Chunks are Rolling Out
The idea of putting cookie dough into ice cream originated with Ben & Jerry’s back in 1984, and it’s the company’s #1 favorite flavor around the world. But according to their Innovation Manager, Jody Eley, Ben & Jerry’s fans have been requesting ‘just the chunks’ for quite a while.
During a short market test in Vermont last summer, fans snatched up the dough in record time. Bags flew off the shelves in mere days and stores could not keep the delicious dough bites in stock! Now, Ben & Jerry’s is rollin’ out the dough to fans across the US.
They have released three varieties of Cookie Dough Chunks, but only the vegan variety is dairy-free. They all come in similar packaging, so be sure to look for the bold “vegan” label on the front. Once you try them, come back and leave a rating & review! It helps others make an informed purchasing decision.
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Chunks
Ingredients: wheat flour, brown sugar, sugar, coconut oil, semisweet chocolate chips (sugar, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, sunflower lecithin (an emulsifier), and vanilla extract), water, expeller pressed soybean oil, tapioca flour, molasses, pure vanilla extract, salt, sunflower lecithin. Contains: wheat.*
Nutrition (per 1-ounce serving, about 2 tablespoons): 120 calories, 4g fat, 20g carbs, 0g fiber, 12g sugars (includes 12g added sugars), 1g protein.*
If you have a soy allergy or soy concern, please take note that this product does contain soybean oil. Soy is not called out on the “contains” statement since it is a highly refined oil (per FDA regulation it does not pose an allergic threat), but this might still be a concern for some.
This is a kosher pareve product, and Ben & Jerry’s typically has stringent allergen protocols in place, but this product is outsourced from Rhino Foods. Contact them to discuss processes if a severe milk allergy or other food allergy is your concern.
More Facts on Ben & Jerry’s Vegan Cookie Dough Chunks
Price: $4.99 per 8-ounce bag
Availability: Ben & Jerry’s Vegan Cookie Dough Chunks will be sold in the freezer section of participating retailers in the US. You can also buy them at participating scoop shops or via the Ben & Jerry’s website below. They ship throughout the US.
Certifications: Ben & Jerry’s Vegan Cookie Dough Chunks are Certified Vegan and Certified Kosher Pareve.
Dietary Notes: By ingredients, Ben & Jerry’s Vegan Cookie Dough Chunks are dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, nut-free, peanut-free, vegan, and vegetarian.*
For More Product Information: Visit the Ben & Jerry’s website at www.benjerry.com.
*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy.
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Can’t even tell the difference
The Vegan option is amazing. They’re just as good as “normal” cookie dough.
Little Bites of Cookie Dough
When I poured some out, my husband commented that it looked like dog food. But after tasting he said “that’s cookie dough.” They are good! But somehow they lack satisfaction on their own. They’re very, very little pieces that could easily give me a stomachache before I felt like I’d really savored dessert. But I do think they are great for topping things like dairy-free ice cream or yogurt for making it a more fun and fulfilling dessert. Or you could even swirl them into recipes for little bites of cookie dough.