When you were little can you remember the first cookie you ever ate? Probably not…
You can probably remember your favourite childhood cookie. 🙂
For me it was definitely the Chocolate Chip Cookie!
With all the other cookies, squares, pies, and cakes, that cookie is the one that sticks in my mind.
Did you think that when you went gluten free that you wouldn’t be able to have them anymore? I had a very nice email from a lady asking if I would make a gluten free and dairy free chocolate chip cookie recipe…So here they are 🙂
And who doesn’t like them??
Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten Free/ Dairy Free/ Vegan Option)

1/2 c. coconut oil ( shortening or butter if not vegan or dairy intolerant)
1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce
1 c. palm sugar (or desired granular sugar)
2 eggs (For vegan Gel Eggs**)
2 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. xanthan gum
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 c. dairy free chocolate chips,chopped dark chocolate, or carob chips
 Preheat oven to 325 degrees
Cream coconut oil, applesauce and palm sugar together; then add eggs and vanilla, mix.
In another bowl mix together flour mix, xanthan gum, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix wet ingredients into dry. Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheet. Bake for 10-11 minutes for chewy cookies, and 13-15  for crispier.
Makes about 3 1/2 dozen. Freezes well.
** To make two gel eggs: mix together 2 Tbsp ground chia with 1/3 c. water and let sit 2 minutes. Mix in when eggs are called for.
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8 comments on “Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free/ Dairy free/ Vegan Option)”

  1. These sound so good! I love that they are gluten-free with the vegan option. Chocolate chip was my favourite as a child for sure (and still is!).
    Thanks so much for sharing these on Healthy Vegan Fridays – I’m pinning!

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