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five oatmeal chocolate chip cookies with a sixth broken in half glass of almond milk on side

Chewy Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies {Gluten Free}

  • Author: thebananadiaries
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 30 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven


These gluten free vegan oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are chewy, soft, and deliciously sweet! They’re refined sugar free and full of melty chocolate chips for the best healthy oatmeal cookie!



Dry Ingredients:

  • 3 cup sprouted organic gluten free oats, separated
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup dates, soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips or chunks
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seed, *mixed with filtered water
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Wet Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter or almond butter, softened and/or room temp
  • 1/3 cup filtered water, *mixed with ground flax seed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 370F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare ground flax seed and water mixture and set aside.
  3. In a large food processor, pulse 1 1/2 cups oats until ground into oat flour.
  4. Add in dates and about 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk to the food processor.
  5. Blend until it becomes a sticky dough.
  6. Spoon oat dough into a large bowl and add remaining coconut or almond milk, ground flax seed egg, sea salt, remaining oats, softened vegan butter or almond butter, baking soda, and vanilla extract.
  7. Mix with hands until well combined.
  8. Fold in chocolate chips.
  9. Roll into about 1 tbsp dough balls and place onto baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until lightly browned around the rim.
  11. Let cool for 15 minutes before removing.


  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 125
  • Sugar: 9
  • Sodium: 74
  • Fat: 6
  • Saturated Fat: 3
  • Carbohydrates: 16
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 2

Keywords: oatmeal, oatmeal cookies, chocolate chip oatmeal cookies, chocolate chip cookies, vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free