I’m usually requested to create oil free recipes so I’ve been engaged on some currently, and one of many first issues that I selected to make was chocolate chip cookies. I imply, chocolate chip cookies are fairly normal in the case of basic recipes. I do know they have been definitely one among my favorites rising up. I keep in mind being in my Grandma’s kitchen serving to her make them as a toddler many occasions being tremendous enthusiastic about them. She knew the recipe by coronary heart she made it so usually. I used to be at all times making an attempt to steal the dough and he or she would fake like she did not see me grabbing some. They have been at all times so superb whereas nonetheless heat and gooey from the oven too!
The entire chocolate chip cookie baking course of is only a actually completely satisfied expertise for me. Properly, baking basically is my completely satisfied place as long as the recipe I’m making seems and this time it did so I used to be thrilled! I needed a chocolate chip cookie that also tasted wealthy whereas being oil free, so what I used for the fats within the recipe was a mixture of coconut butter and Dastony sprouted almond butter from Uncooked Guru. I figured the coconut butter would give it richness and the almond butter the chewiness that I like in my chocolate chip cookies.
I used natural entire wheat pastry flour for the bottom, however in fact in case you are gluten free, you might use Bob’s Purple Mill AP gluten free baking flour (I desire that model as a result of it at all times works in 1:1 swaps). I used coconut sugar for the sweetener as a result of I just like the caramel like taste it provides cookies and my Grandma had at all times used brown sugar in her cookies which sort of has the identical have an effect on.
They turned out tremendous scrumptious! Gentle and chewy simply how I like my chocolate chip cookies, with a light-weight caramel like taste and gooey chocolate chips as I loved one whereas nonetheless heat! Subsequent time you might be within the temper for a great chocolate chip cookie, give these a strive!
Oil Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
Makes 16 massive cookies
- 2 Tbsp floor flax seed
- half cup filtered water
- 3/Four cup coconut butter (not oil)*, warmed to liquid
- half cup Dastony almond butter
- 1 half cups coconut sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
- Three cups entire wheat pastry flour
- 3/Four cup vegan darkish chocolate chips
- Preheat your oven to 350F levels.
- In a small bowl, whisk collectively the flax seed and filtered water. Put aside within the fridge for 15 minutes.
- In the meantime, in a big bowl, coconut butter and almond butter with sugar and blend till properly mixed
Combine within the vanilla extract and flax combination till properly mixed. Add the baking soda and salt then the flour, a cup at a time, mixing between every addition, till properly mixed. Combine within the chocolate chips.
- Line 2 massive baking sheets with parchment paper.
- To Kind the cookies take a few 1 half inch chunk of dough, kind right into a ball and on ready cookie sheets a pair inches aside, and press down simply barely. Bake for about 12-15 minutes, till puffed and simply beginning to brown barely.
- Take away from the oven, and press the chocolate chunks into the cookies (I do that as a substitute of blending them in as a result of they give the impression of being prettier and do not soften a lot that manner), and let cool on the pan a couple of minutes, then take away to a wire rack to chill.
- Repeat with remaining cookies and let cool for no less than 15 minutes earlier than having fun with.
*For these unfamiliar with coconut butter it’s the entire floor coconut flesh much like nut butter, not the identical factor as coconut oil. If you can’t discover any on the retailer or do not need to order on-line you may make your individual by buzzing finely shredded unsweetened dried coconut in a excessive pace blender till clean, utilizing the tamper to press it down into the blades. It takes only a few minutes. Alternatively you should utilize a meals processor, it simply takes loads longer to mix and you must scrape it down.