Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Okay friends, let’s be honest with each other here. If you had to guess how many cookies you eat in a month, how many would it be? I mean, if we’re being super honest, I’d have to say more than ten for myself. It’s just so easy! Free cookie samples at the grocery store? Done. Friend’s birthday? Done. Sitting at a bar and there’s no other food besides prepackaged cookies AND they’re vegan? SIGN ME UP.

But I still hadn’t found the best vegan cookie. Everything I had at Whole Foods was great, but they had such a ‘wholesale been sitting in this case for the last ten hours and a least three other people have manhandled it’ taste. You know that taste? Please say yes, I’m trying to make a point to M.

Well stand aside Whole Foods and every other grocery store cookie because I am here to kick your ass AND take your name!

Better Than Whole Foods Chocolate Chip Cookie

1 c Earth Balance (or your choice of vegan butter, I just found this one works best)

1/2 c brown sugar

1/2 cup organic granulated sugar

1/4 c milk (I’ve used almond and coconut and they both work so whatever you have on hand will work)

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 1/4 c all purpose flour

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

1 c vegan chocolate chips (also really yummy with cacao nibs!)

First off, start with ROOM TEMPERATURE butter! I don’t mean to yell but unless you’re looking for a great arm workout you’re not going to have a good time.

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But once you’re at room temperature beat together your butter and sugars until you get to a nice paste.

Then mix in the milk and vanilla. In another bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

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Then add dry to wet in thirds and you’re done!

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Fold in your chocolate chips or cacao nibs and bake those bad boys for 8-10 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Notes;

Add 1/4 c peanut butter for a good time

These cookies don’t spread much so I suggest rolling the dough into a ball in your hand then flattening slightly like a baby pancake

PSA; this dough is 100% EDIBLE

Enjoy!

Hannah

 

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