Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
These vegan chocolate chips cookies are absolutely scrumptious! Additionally they’re gluten free and plant based. It only takes a few simple everyday ingredients to make dairy free gluten free chocolate chip cookies.
It’s actually quite simple to make a recipe for vegan cookies. You don’t need any special binding ingredient either. When I first went vegan I went all out with the vegan egg replacement powders.
However I soon learned all the simple everyday ingredients you can use to make vegan chocolate chips cookies. Furthermore you can use these same type of ingredients to make any kind of gluten free chocolate chip cookies.
Simple egg replacement ingredients for baking include butter butters such as peanut, cashew, and almond. Also bananas, sweet potatoes, and apple sauce. For this recipe for vegan chocolate chip cookies I’m using banana and cashew butter.
This healthy sweet treat is so simple to make
You only need a few simple ingredients to make these vegan chocolate chips cookies. The ingredients include 1 cup almond flour, 1/2 cup cashew butter (or peanut butter). Also 1/2 banana, 2 tbsp almond milk, and 3/4 cup dairy free dark chocolate chips.
Other ingredients for these gluten free vegan cookies include 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tsp stevia or sweetener of your choice. The directions are so easy to follow as well. First preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Next, in a large mixing bowl combine almond flour, cashew butter, banana, almond milk, and vanilla extract. Use an electric mixer to beat the vegan chocolate chips cookie dough until thoroughly combined.
Then add the dairy free dark chocolate chips to the gluten free chocolate chip cookies dough and use a large spoon to mix and fold until chocolate chips are evenly distributed. Grease a large sheet pan or baking sheet or line with parchment paper. Roll the vegan chocolate chip cookie dough into 9 separate balls.
Then spread them out evenly across the baking sheet. Use a fork or your hand to flatten the cookie dough balls. Bake cookies for 10 to 12 minutes.
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
You will love these easy plant based cookies
- 1 Cup Almond flour
- ½ Cup Cashew butter Or almond or peanut butter
- ½ Large Banana
- 1 Tsp Vanilla extract
- 1 Tsp Stevia Or sweetener of your choice
- 2 Tbsp Almond milk Or soy, coconut, oat, hemp rice milk, etc
- ¾ Cup Dairy free dark chocolate chips
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
In a large mixing bowl combine cashew butter, baking soda, and baking powder- beat with electric mixer on high to make it light and fluffy
Then slowly beat in the almond flour, banana, almond milk, and vanilla extract.
Use an electric mixer to beat the cookie dough until thoroughly combined on medium
Then add the dairy free dark chocolate chips to the dough and use a large spoon to mix and fold until chocolate chips are evenly distributed
Grease a large sheet pan or baking sheet or line with parchment paper
Roll the chocolate chip cookie dough into 9 separate balls and spread them out evenly across the baking sheet
Use a fork or your hand to flatten the cookie dough balls
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes
Most dark chocolate chips are vegan however you can look for these specific brands: Enjoy Life Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, Gerbs dark chocolate chips, Lilly’s Dark Chocolate Chips, Guitard’s classic version of the chocolate chip, and Sunspire Carob Chips.
Vegan chocolate chip cookies are so easy and fun to make. Replacing the egg ingredient for baking has never been easier as well. You can use things such as banana, applesauce, or peanut butter. Other egg replacements that have worked for me includes sweet potato, agar powder, and sugar free pudding mix.
My kids love vegan cookies also. They do not care about whether or not my baking is vegan or not. All they want to know is if it tastes good. And they devoured these cookies right up! Try some marshmallow buttercream to make then extra sweet!