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Perfect Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Servings: 24 cookies
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Tried and true, these are the most perfect vegan chocolate chip cookies ever! Made in 1 bowl and oh-so-soft, chewy and full of chocolate chips!
square image of cookies on plate

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or lightly spray with oil.
  • Mix the ground flaxseed and water in a small bowl and set aside to make your flax egg.
  • In a large bowl using a handheld mixer or a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, beat the softened vegan butter and brown sugar for 1-2 minutes until creamy.
  • Add the vanilla and the flax egg and mix to combine.
  • Next, stop the mixer and add the flour. Sprinkle the cornstarch, baking soda and salt on top of the flour. Turn the mixer on low speed, and mix until just combined. 
  • Add in the chocolate chips to incorporate, either by hand or using the mixer.
  • Roll the dough into balls, about 1-2 tablespoons each. Place on the prepared pans and bake for 10 minutes (12 minutes for larger cookies), until they are barely golden around the edges. Do not over bake! They will be puffy and lightly colored.
  • Let cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack. The cookies will firm up as they cool, and become the most perfect chewy cookies ever! Enjoy.

Notes

  1. Cookies will stay fresh for 3-4 days, if they last that long.
  2. TIP: Freeze cookie dough balls to have on hand to make just a few cookies at a time! Simply cook for 1-2 minutes more, no need to thaw.
  3. May substitute coconut oil for the vegan butter if desired. Just make sure it's not melted, you want it to be semi-firm.
  4. If you don't like salt in your cookies or your vegan butter is very salty already, you may omit the salt.
  5. Recipe inspired by Sally's Baking Addiction.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie, Calories: 160kcal, Carbohydrates: 24g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 105mg, Potassium: 26mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 16g, Vitamin A: 188IU, Calcium: 26mg, Iron: 1mg