Delicious Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Greetings, my fellow dessert lovers! I am thrilled to be sharing this mouth-watering Vegan Wheat-free Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe with you. This is not your typical run-of-the-mill cookie. No, sir! It is a healthy and indulgent treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth while also fitting into your dietary requirements.

As a vegan chef, it can be challenging to find delicious recipes that cater to everyone’s needs, but this recipe is sure to make believers out of anyone who tries it. These cookies are a vegan and gluten-free twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie recipe, and let me tell you, they are simply divine!

The combination of vegan butter, flaxseed meal, almond flour and dairy-free chocolate chips make these cookies chewy, richly decadent and packed with flavor. The absence of wheat flour produces an almond-laced cookie experience that is nothing less than heavenly.

Whether for dessert or a mid-day snack, these Vegan Wheat-free Chocolate Chip Cookies are the perfect go-to treat for everyone in the family. Get ready to enter a world of delectable goodness!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Vegan Wheat-free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Vegan Wheat-free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Listen up, friends. I’m here to tell you about the best vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookies recipe you’ll ever taste. And trust me, you don’t have to be a vegan or gluten intolerant to enjoy these tasty treats.

First of all, let’s talk about the most crucial ingredient in any cookie- the chocolate chips. With the perfect balance of dark and semisweet chocolate chips, these cookies are rich, gooey and will satisfy your every craving. If you think that sounds too indulgent for a vegan recipe, think again.

In fact, this recipe is dairy-free and free from any animal products, making it perfect for those with dietary restrictions but still crave something sweet. The cookie dough is made with a blend of oat and almond flour, which not only gives it a unique texture but also packs in some protein and fiber.

But wait, it gets better. These cookies use flax seed meal as an egg substitute giving them a healthy twist with the added omega-3 fatty acids benefits that we all need.

The combination of organic sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract gives these cookies that perfect balance of sweetness and flavor without being overpowering. And last but not least, melted vegan butter or canola oil is used to make them moist and chewy while not weighing you down.

So there you have it – everything you could want from a cookie recipe: deliciousness, healthiness and convenience all wrapped up in one. Make sure to give them a try at your next dessert gathering – your taste buds will thank you!

Ingredient List

 Get ready to indulge in these mouth-watering vegan chocolate chip cookies!
Get ready to indulge in these mouth-watering vegan chocolate chip cookies!

Let’s dive into the ingredients for these vegan and wheat-free chocolate chip cookies!

| Quantity | Ingredient |
| — | — |
| 1 1/2 cups | Gluten-free flour blend |
| 1/2 cup | Almond flour |
| 1/4 cup | Flaxseed meal |
| 1 tsp | Baking soda |
| 1 tsp | Salt |
| 1/2 cup | Vegan butter or margarine, at room temperature |
| 3/4 cup | Granulated sugar |
| 3/4 cup | Brown sugar, packed |
| 1/3 cup | Canola oil |
| 1/3 cup | Vanilla-flavored soymilk |
| 2 cups (12 oz. bag) | Vegan chocolate chips |

For those with gluten sensitivities, this recipe uses a blend of gluten-free flour and almond flour. I find that it creates cookies with a texture similar to traditional cookies. The flaxseed meal in this recipe acts as an egg replacer and helps bind the ingredients together. In addition to vegan butter, this recipe calls for canola oil to keep these cookies nice and moist.

For the perfect balance of sweetness, this recipe suggests using granulated sugar and brown sugar. Finally, no chocolate chip cookie recipe is complete without chocolate chips! Make sure you’re using vegan-friendly chocolate chips to keep this recipe vegan.

The Recipe How-To

 You don't have to sacrifice taste to be vegan with these scrumptious wheat-free cookies.
You don’t have to sacrifice taste to be vegan with these scrumptious wheat-free cookies.

Now let’s get to the fun part, making these scrumptious vegan and wheat-free chocolate chip cookies. Follow the step-by-step below carefully to achieve the delicious results you are looking for.

Ingredients:

  • 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon flaxseed meal and 3 tablespoons of water)
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) of canola oil
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) of melted margarine or vegan butter
  • 3/4 cup (150 g) of granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup (150 g) of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups (240 g) of gluten-free flour blend (you can use oat flour or almond flour)
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) of soymilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (350 g) of dairy-free chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. First things first, preheat your oven to 375°F or 190°C.

  2. In a small bowl, make the flax egg by mixing together the flaxseed meal and water. Stir the mixture and leave it aside to thicken for approximately five minutes.

  3. In a large bowl, mix together canola oil, melted vegan butter or margarine, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and salt until smooth.

  4. Add the flax egg mixture into the bowl along with soymilk and vanilla extract. Mix well.

  5. Add in the gluten-free flour blend, baking soda, and stir until everything is incorporated.

  6. Now add in the chocolate chips using a large spoon or spatula to combine all ingredients together carefully.

  7. Using a cookie scoop or rounded spoon, place cookie dough balls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper about two inches apart. You can also roll them with your hands if you don’t have a cookie scoop.

  8. Bake for approximately 10 to 12 minutes, then remove from oven when golden around the edges.

  9. Let them cool on the baking tray for five minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack until fully cooled.

  10. Enjoy! Store any uneaten cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to five days.

Follow these simple steps and prepare yourself for some freshly baked vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookies that will knock your socks off!

Substitutions and Variations

 These chocolate chip cookies are gluten-free, wheat-free, and full of flavor.
These chocolate chip cookies are gluten-free, wheat-free, and full of flavor.

Ah, the beauty of baking – it’s a science and an art all at once. The best part of this vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookie recipe is that it’s customizable to suit a range of dietary needs and preferences. Here are some substitutions and variations you can make in your next batch.

– Gluten-free flour: Replace wheat flour with a 1:1 gluten-free flour blend. Make sure it has xanthan or guar gum to help bind the dough, since gluten-free flours tend to be more crumbly than wheat flour.

– Almond flour: Almond flour adds a rich, nutty flavor and a crumbly texture. Replace up to 1/4 cup of the wheat flour with almond flour.

– Oat flour: Oat flour is a heartier, chewier alternative to wheat flour. You can replace up to 1/2 cup of the wheat flour with oat flour.

– Coconut sugar: Coconut sugar is lower on the glycemic index than regular sugar and has notes of caramel. Use it in place of the granulated or brown sugar for a slightly different taste.

– Vegan butter or margarine: Swap out the canola oil for vegan butter or margarine for a richer flavor.

– Flax eggs: Instead of using soymilk, make flax eggs by mixing 1 tablespoon of flaxseed meal with 3 tablespoons of water per egg. Let it sit for 5 minutes until it thickens into a gel-like consistency.

– Double chocolate chip cookies: Add 1/4 cup cocoa powder to the dry ingredients for an extra chocolatey treat.

– Tahini cookies: Replace the canola oil with tahini for a slightly savory twist on this classic cookie.

– Paleo chocolate chip cookies: If you’re looking for a sugar-free, grain-free option, use almond flour, coconut oil, and maple syrup instead of wheat flour, canola oil and sugar respectively.

With these substitutions and variations, you can create your own unique spin on this delicious vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookie recipe that perfectly suits your dietary needs and personal preferences.

Serving and Pairing

 A perfect treat for those with dietary restrictions or anyone who loves a good chocolate chip cookie.
A perfect treat for those with dietary restrictions or anyone who loves a good chocolate chip cookie.

Now that the vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookies are hot out of the oven and ready to devour, the next question is what to pair them with? These sweet treats are perfect as a mid-day snack or as a treat after a long day.

If you’re feeling adventurous, try pairing these cookies with a glass of almond milk or soymilk. The creamy textures will complement the crunchy texture of the cookies wonderfully. You can also pair these cookies with your favorite glass of red wine or tea to help elevate the flavors to their fullest extent.

Another great way to serve these vegan wheat-free chocolate chips is by adding them into an ice cream sundae. The warm, gooey texture of the cookie combined with cold, creamy ice cream creates the perfect contrast. Make sure to top it off with additional chocolate chips for an extra chocolaty crunch.

For a unique twist, try sandwiching two cookies together with peanut butter or homemade vegan nutella spread. You can even roll the edges in crushed walnuts or pecans for an added crunch.

Overall, these delicious vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookies are highly versatile and can be paired with anything your heart desires. With their rich flavor and chewy texture, they won’t disappoint!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 These cookies are a must-try for chocolate chip cookie lovers - vegan or not!
These cookies are a must-try for chocolate chip cookie lovers – vegan or not!

Listen, folks. We all know the pain of not having time to cook a meal from scratch. But I’m not just any chef, and this is not just any recipe. And as an articulate assistant, it’s my job to tell you that the vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookies made using this recipe are worth every penny.

Now let me give you some tips on how to make the most out of these cookies. First off, you can make the cookie dough ahead of time and store it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days. When you’re ready to bake the cookies, remove the container from the fridge and allow it to reach room temperature before scooping the dough onto your baking sheet.

If you don’t have that much time but still want freshly baked cookies on demand, you can freeze the cookie dough balls for up to 2 months. When you’re ready to indulge, simply transfer them from the freezer onto your baking sheet and increase cooking time by a minute or two.

Now, let’s say you’ve already baked all of your cookies, but were too busy browsing Instagram and accidentally left them sitting out overnight (hey, we’ve all been there!). No problemo! These babies will still taste fresh for up to 3 days if stored in an airtight container at room temperature.

However, if you want your already-baked cookies to last even longer, you can always freeze them for up to 3 months. Just make sure they are stored in an airtight container or freezer bag.

When it comes time to reheat and serve your frozen cookies, simply pre-heat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and transfer them onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 10-12 minutes and voila, just like fresh outta the oven!

Believe me when I say that these vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookies will become a staple in your household, whether you’re eating them straight outta the oven or reheating them on demand.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Enjoy a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie that's vegan and wheat-free.
Enjoy a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie that’s vegan and wheat-free.

While this vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookie recipe is pretty straightforward, there are some tips and tricks that you can use to make sure your cookies turn out perfect every time. Here are some of my recommendations:

1. Use room temperature ingredients: Make sure all of the ingredients are at room temperature, especially the dairy-free butter or coconut oil, sugar and flax egg. Room temperature ingredients will help the dough mix more evenly.

2. Don’t overmix the dough: Overmixing the dough makes it tough and flat. Once all the ingredients have been combined, stop mixing right away.

3. Chill the dough: Place the dough in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before baking to prevent spreading and to enhance flavor.

4. Use parchment paper: Line your baking sheet with parchment paper to prevent your cookies from sticking and becoming misshapen.

5. Add a pinch of sea salt: A pinch of sea salt enhances the flavor of the chocolate chips and adds an extra layer of complexity to your cookies.

6. Use high-quality ingredients: Buy high-quality vegan chocolate chips and organic sugars, if possible. This small investment will take your cookies to another level.

7. Bake until golden brown: Bake your cookies until they are just golden brown around the edges for a crunchy texture, or bake them slightly less for a softer texture.

8. Let them rest on the baking sheet: After removing from oven, allow for a couple minutes of rest so that they finish setting up properly.

By following these tips, your vegan wheat-free chocolate chip cookies will turn out perfect every time!

Bottom Line

Well, there you have it! A scrumptious recipe for vegan, gluten-free chocolate chip cookies that will make you forget all about their non-vegan counterpart. With wholesome ingredients like flaxseed meal, coconut oil, and oat flour, this recipe is both healthy and delicious. Not to mention, it’s incredibly easy to make and customizable to your taste preferences.

Why settle for mediocre store-bought cookies when you can make the best vegan chocolate chips cookies from the comfort of your own home? Impress your family and friends with this recipe – they won’t even realize that these cookies are vegan and gluten-free!

So what are you waiting for? Whip out those mixing bowls and let’s get baking! You won’t regret trying out this recipe for the best vegan and gluten-free chocolate chip cookies! Believe me when I say that they will become a staple in your baking repertoire.

Vegan Wheat-free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Wheat-free Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

I haven't tried these, but the word on the street is that they are excellent vegan and gluten free cookies. A nice plus? You can eat the dough without worrying about raw eggs. 🙂 From theppk.com
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 292 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 3/4 cups oat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil or 1/3 cup melted margarine
  • 1 tablespoon flax seed meal
  • 1/4 cup soymilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375º.
  • Sift together oat flour, soda and salt.
  • In a seperate bowl, combine the flax meal and soymilk.
  • Add sugar, vanilla and oil and mix until well combined.
  • Fold wet ingredients into dry.
  • Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Drop dough by tablespoons onto an ungreased baking sheet, leaving about 1 1/2 inches between cookies.
  • Bake 12-15 minutes until golden.
  • Remove from oven and let cool slightly on the pan, then remove with a spatula and let cool completely on a cooling rack.

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Nutrition

Serving: 71gCalories: 292kcalCarbohydrates: 43.2gProtein: 3.9gFat: 13.4gSaturated Fat: 3.3gSodium: 144.2mgFiber: 3.4gSugar: 25.6g
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