Happy Herbivore Blog

August 3, 2012

Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

So, technically...Chocolate Chip Cookie Day is tomorrow, but we wanted to give you a chance to pick up any ingredients you might need to make these so you don't miss out on the celebration!

These low-fat chocolate chip cookies are in The Happy Herbivore Cookbook . They're ridiculously delicious straight from the oven with a glass of almond milk!

Makes 16 Cookies

Ingredients: 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup non-dairy milk 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp fine salt 1 tbsp cornstarch a few dashes of ground cinnamon 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips

Directions: 1. Pre-heat oven to 350 F. 2. Grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper. 3. In a large bowl, combine applesauce, sugar, vanilla, and non-dairy milk. 4. In a small bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, salt, cornstarch and cinnamon. 5. Transfer the dry mixture into the wet mixture in three batches. Stir until almost combined. 6. Fold in chips. 7. Drop spoonfuls on cookie sheet and bake for 7 to 10 minutes for a soft and light cookie or a few minutes more for a firmer cookie, being careful not to burn. *This picture is from Wing-it Vegan's Flickr !

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