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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

4.41 from 44 votes
These Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies are all-natural while still tasting big & bold!
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies - Easy, delicious healthy baking recipe!

Hi Bold Bakers!

As an expert on healthy baking and guilt-free desserts, I am here to show you that even the most decadent sweets and treats can be made with wholesome all-natural ingredients that actually nourish your body while still tasting big & bold – and these vegan chocolate chip cookies are no exception!

These thick bakery style chocolate chip cookies are free of refined sugar, flour, gluten, and dairy. Instead, they are packed with nutrients and healthy fats from my go-to ingredients like almond flour, coconut flour, coconut oil and of course chocolate!

How to make vegan chocolate chip cookies

While these cookies look and taste arguably better than a regular cookie, they are made of a perfectly balanced list of plant-based ingredients that you most likely already have on hand.

There is no need for dairy or eggs in these cookies as they are perfectly bound together with sticky and sweet maple syrup and coconut oil. The little bit of coconut flour used in these cookies really holds them together and creates that chewy middle and crisp outer edged.  Who could say no to an indulgent chocolate chip cookie that is actually full of nourishing ingredients? Truth is these cookies are for everyone, not just for those that are vegan.

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe for healthy, delicious cookies!

How to make coconut flour

Coconut flour is not a flour at all, it’s really just dried shredded coconut ground into a fine powder then used in place of other flours and starches. This is a super healthy swap for flour that can be used in raw or baked desserts. The flavor is very neutral and a little goes a long way as coconut flour absorbs liquid ingredients very quickly. It’s perfect for my Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Making the perfect vegan cookie

While my vegan chocolate chips cookies do combine some things you may have never used before, the method is foolproof. Just like any other cookie, you mix the dry ingredients into the wet and from there add in your flavorings. I of course added loads of chocolate chunks but feel free to add in your favorite nuts and dried fruit!

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

4.41 from 44 votes
These Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies are all-natural while still tasting big & bold!
Author: Olivia Crouppen
Servings: 10
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
These Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies are all-natural while still tasting big & bold!
Author: Olivia Crouppen
Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup (21/2floz/57ml) coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup (21/2oz/71g) maple syrup, Lakanto Maple Flavored Syrup or honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup (6oz/172g) almond flour
  • 1/3 cup (11/3oz/37g) coconut flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons coconut sugar or Lakanto Golden Monkfruit Sweetener Feel free to use Brown Sugar if you don't have either
  • 3/4 cup (41/2oz/128g) chocolate, roughly chopped
  • Optional Add-ins -
  • 1/4 cup (11/4oz/35g) chopped nuts or your choice
  • 1/4 cup ( 11/4oz/35g) dried fruit of your choice

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 oF (180oC) then line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Melt your coconut oil in a large microwave-safe bowl.
  • Whisk the maple syrup and vanilla into the melted coconut oil.
  • Next add the almond flour, coconut flour, coconut sugar, baking soda, and salt to the coconut oil mixture. Fold all ingredients together with a spatula until the dough just comes together. Fold in chocolate chunks.
  • Allow cookie dough to set in the fridge for 20 minutes before scooping.
  • Once the cookie dough has rested scoop into 2 tablespoon sized balls. Place about 1 inch apart on your lined baking sheet. Gently press each cookie down slightly until they are about 2 1/2 inches across.
  • Bake for 12 -14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.
  • Once cooled the cookies can be covered and stored at room temperature for 3-4 days.

 

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Tom Cerny
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Tom Cerny
1 month ago

Gemma, if you’re adding chocolate chunks, how are these cookies dairy free? Doesn’t chocolate have milk in it? Thank you.

Tbergsma
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Tbergsma
3 months ago

These biscuits are by far the best gluten/dairy/egg free treats I have made so far! Thank you for the recipe. Some people commented on the crumbly texture upon rolling. I resolved that by adding a little bit more coconut oil. I am finding that coconut flour is extremely absorbent and just a little bit too much can change the texture a whole lot. And one batch differs from the next. Any way, LOVE THESE!

Katerina
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Katerina
7 months ago

Hello chef Gemma,

I want to ask if I can switch the coconut flour with another flour.

Thank you 🙂

Michele Bickford
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Michele Bickford
7 months ago

What is the carb, protein, and fat grams for this. I saw the quick check but didn’t see where you went back with confirmation. Thank you

Paul
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Paul
8 months ago

I only have whole wheat and multigrain flour, can either or a combo or both work with this recipe?

Zena
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Zena
9 months ago

Hi Gemma I saw on a another video that cornstarch was a good way to ensure that the cookies are baked to the right consistency what are your thoughts on that.

Meenu Thapar
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Meenu Thapar
1 year ago

Pls tell me de option of egg free cookies nd which make my cookies crisps

Sevdasauntie
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Sevdasauntie
1 year ago

I have been baking for my vegan sister for years. These are by far the best cookies I have ever baked for her! the recipe was so easy to follow. It was a joy to see her face when she bit into the first cookie! the only problem I had was that the non-vegan chocolate chip loving family and friends that were there loved these cookies so much, I had to quickly bake another batch!

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Gina Claveria
1 year ago

hi chef gemma , i always watched your post in fb, and i love it your really amazing i love cooking and baking as well but not good as much for baking i want to learn more especially what my kids want for food. thanks for ur video it helps a lot l.

Tammy
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Tammy
1 year ago

Wow these really are delicious and so easy to make. I think I’ll double the recipe next time????

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