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Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

This gluten-free cookie recipe is so moist and chewy! Your family will love these simple vegan peanut butter cookies packed with chocolate chips.
Course Dessert, gluten free, Snack
Cuisine Gluten-free, Vegan
Keyword vegan chocolate chip cookies, vegan cookie recipe, vegan peanut butter cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 293kcal
Author Cindy Gordon | Vegetarian Mamma

Equipment

  • 2 mixing bowls
  • Wooden spoon
  • Sieve
  • Baking sheet
  • Glass for flattening
  • Wire rack

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Add vegan butter, peanut butter, and brown sugar to a large mixing bowl. Beat with a wooden spoon until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour in the almond milk and vanilla extract. Beat to combine.
  • In another mixing bowl, whisk the flour, xanthan gum, baking soda, and salt together until well combined. Sieve the flour mixture into the bowl with wet ingredients.
  • Fold everything together until just combined. Add chocolate chips, and fold again to combine.
  • Roll the cookie dough into balls and place on lined baking sheets. Leave room for spreading.
  • Using the bottom of a glass, gently push each cookie ball to flatten it slightly. Cookies will spread more during baking.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until edges are firm. Leave cookies on the baking sheet to cool for 5 to 10 minutes before moving them to a wire rack.

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Notes

  • Optional: When the cookies are fresh out of the oven, put a few extra chocolate chips onto the top of each cookie for decoration.
  • Optional: Sprinkle cookies with flaky sea salt before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg