Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies

Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe
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Whether you are vegan or not, these double chocolate vegan cookies are amazingly tasty -and healthy too as they contain no butter, egg, oil or flour! You can choose to make them with 100% raw ingredients and omit the sugar, but we like to add that one tablespoon of sugar in our house. It helps bring out the flavours of the other ingredients and makes them taste more chocolatey and less healthy (because it is a cookie after all!). And really, what is 15ml of sugar divided amongst 30 cookies?

Choose your favourite ingredients for these vegan double chocolate cookies

I prefer to use a mild nut for these cookies like almonds or cashews but you can make them with your favourite nut, without any problems. Just remember that if you use walnuts, peanuts or another such nut, the flavour will change and the cookies will taste more “nutty” which makes it harder to serve for kids especially.

I always use Kimia dates for my recipes as they are sweet, yet have no added sugar and aren’t sticky like the long shelf life ones they sell in a sealed bag in the supermarket. You can buy the kimia dates at the vegetable market or in most supermarkets.

To make the chia egg, combine 1 tbsp chia seeds with 3 tbsp water. See more in step 1. I always buy my seeds from True Elements on Their products are excellent without any unwanted surprises.

Yield: 30 vegan cookies



Preheat the oven to 175 degrees Celcius

Step 1
Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Make the chia egg by grinding 1 tbsp chia seeds and 3 tbsp water together.

Step 2
Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Keep all the other ingredients ready

Step 3
Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Chop the cashew nuts in a food processor or blender

Step 4
Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Add the pitted dates and chop again

Step 5
Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Add the chia egg, baking soda, cocoa, salt, vanilla essence and caster sugar. The caster sugar is optional but my kids have voted that the cookies are tastier with a little bit of sugar so I add it every time. Mix again.

Step 6
Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Add the chocolate chips and blend again quickly. Only until the chocolate has been mixed with the other ingredients

Step 7
Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Make small round discs with the cookie dough and place them on an oven tray lined with baking paper.

Step 8
Vegan Double Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Bake in the middle of the oven for 12-15min. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks or in the cupboard for 1 week. Happy baking :-)

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