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One Bowl Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies

  • Author: Alexis Joseph | Hummusapien
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 18 mins
  • Yield: 14 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Soft and decadent Salted Double Chocolate Cookies made in one bowl with whole grain oat flour! A vegan and gluten free treat everyone will love.


Ingredients

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  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed + 1/3 cup warm water
  • 1/3 cup solid coconut oil* (do not melt)
  • 1/4 cup drippy almond butter
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups oat flour, spooned and leveled (142g)
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray.
  2. Place flax and water in a large mixing bowl, stirring to combine. Set aside and let mixture gel for 5 minutes.
  3. To bowl with flax mixture, add coconut oil, almond butter, coconut sugar, and vanilla extract. Beat with a handheld mixer or stand mixer on medium speed until it turns light and fluffy, about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add oat flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and sea salt. Beat until a soft and moist dough is formed. Fold in chocolate chips.
  5. Roll dough into 14 balls about the size of a golf ball and place evenly on baking sheet two inches apart. If desired, you can gently flatten cookies with the palm of your hand. Top with flaky salt. Bake for 8-9 minutes. Be careful not to over-bake! Err on the side of under-baking them.

Notes

*If your coconut oil is soft or liquidy, refrigerate it until firm. The cookies will be thin and spread a lot if oil is too soft.

TO MAKE HOMEMADE OAT FLOUR: Grind 1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats (use certified gluten free if needed) in the blender or Nutribullet until it resembles a very fine flour. The measure out 1 1/2 cups of flour. This recipe has only been tested with oat flour; other flours are not 1:1 substitutes. 

The almond butter should be liquidy and not refrigerated. I would not recommend using peanut butter here as it is more dry than almond butter.

Inspired and adapted from Oh She Glows.

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