Ooey gooey vegan double chocolate chip cookies that taste like a brownie in cookie form! Stress-free baking and easy to make gluten free, these are the best vegan Christmas cookies!
- 1 1/2 cups organic flour or gluten free 1-to-1 flour
- 1/2 cup cacao powder
- 1/2 cup coconut oil, softened but not melted
- 1/3 cup applesauce
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp espresso powder (optional, but highly recommended)
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar
- 3/4 cup chocolate chips
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- Preheat the oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, beat together the coconut oil, applesauce, coconut sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.
- Sift in the cacao powder, flour, espresso powder, and sea salt, and mix until it’s a thick batter.
- Fold in chocolate chips.
- Scoop about 1 tbsp of dough and roll it into a ball. Place it onto the baking sheet and repeat for the remaining dough, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart.
- Place the cookies into the fridge first to chill for 10 minutes, then place the baking sheet into the oven to bake for 10-12 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Baking
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: brownie cookie, vegan double chocolate chip cookies, vegan Christmas cookies