Your granny’s cookies might be good, but these are better. Made with vegan-friendly ingredients – including a chocolate protein powder – these baked goods provide the same sweet taste and melt-in-your-mouth texture as your childhood favorite, plus they pack a little extra nutrition. Whether you’re making healthier choices or you’re a plant-based pro, this wholesome take on traditional cookies is one everyone can enjoy.
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 1 Tbsp. ground chia meal
- 2-1/2 Tbsp. water
- 1/4 cup almond flour
- 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/3 cup rolled oats
- 2 scoops Vega® Protein & Greens in Chocolate or Vanilla
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. sea salt
- 1/2 cup almond butter
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup almond milk room temperature
- 1/2 cup vegan-friendly dark chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup walnuts chopped (optional)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Stir together ground chia meal and water. Set aside.
Sift together flours, oats, protein powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
Stir together almond butter, sugar and vanilla. Mix in chia egg. Mix in dry ingredients until combined.
Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
On ungreased baking sheet, drop approximately two tablespoons dough per cookie. Gently press dough to flatten slightly.
Bake 12 to 17 minutes, until golden brown. Cool 2 to 5 minutes; transfer to wire rack to cool completely.