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Plant-Based Chocolate Chip Cookies

Looking for a delicious, plant-based chocolate chip cookie recipe? Look no further! These cookies are easy to make, taste great, and can be in your mouth in less than 45 minutes!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Chill time 20 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 202kcal
Author Holly


  • 1 Tablespoon ground flax meal + 2 Tablespoons warm water, let stand for 5 minutes
  • ½ cup + 2 Tablespoons vegan butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cup gluten-free all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup oat flour
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup vegan chocolate chips, plus more for topping (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, combine ground flax and warm water. Stir and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar, flax mixture, and vanilla extract. Beat well using an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the all-purpose flour, oat flour, sea salt, and baking soda until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Using a cookie scoop, portion the dough onto prepared baking sheet a few inches apart. Refrigerate for 20 minutes, then transfer to the oven and bake for 12 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool for 20 minutes to set.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg