Double Chocolate Chip Drop Cookies (Cane Sugar Free, Dairy Free & Vegan)

 

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Here’s a rich bite size chocolate chip cookie for your sweet tooth. It will satisfy  your tummy at just the right time–late morning snack, afternoon craving, dessert after dinner…you name it. And yet these cookies are not overly, uber sweet. If you’ve got a real sweet tooth, I would recommend adding a pinch more sweetener to the recipe as the cacao powder is simply pure raw chocolate. Cacao is an incredible source of antioxidants and magnesium, but can be bitter tasting by itself.

The good thing is the batter is vegan so taste it before you bake it and if you want to add a touch more sweetener or perhaps vanilla stevia to it, go right ahead!

This was shared on Wellness WeekendHealthy Vegan FridayLunchbox LoveTasty TraditionsReal  Food Wednesday, Full Plate ThursdayHealthy 2 Day WednesdaysGluten-Free Wednesdays,  Allergy-Free WednesdaysSlightly Indulgent TuesdayFat Tuesday and Inspire Me Monday.

 

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Double Chocolate Chip Drop Cookies (Cane Sugar Free, Dairy Free & Vegan)
Recipe type: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Vegan
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Serves: Approx. 15 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes
  • ½ cup coconut nectar (or raw honey)
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • 4 Tbsp. cacao powder
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 4 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • ⅓ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
  • 2 Tbsp. flax seed meal, soaked in 2 Tbsp. water for 5 minutes in small bowl
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt coconut oil in a small saucepan and set aside. Add all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 3 minutes. Place two silicone baking mats on two baking sheets. Drop cookie batter by the spoonful onto the baking mats, 1 inch apart.
  2. Bake for approximately 20 minutes depending on your oven. Remove cookies from oven and let cool 10 minutes.

 

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Comments

  1. Yum!  Your cookies look delish!  Nothing beats a healthy, guilt-free cookie!

  2. mtnmamacooks says:

    I’m just finishing up a month long sugar/gluten detox. These are the perfect thing to satisfy my sweet tooth!

  3. thetastyalternative says:

    Yum, yum, Laura.  Love the ingredients.  How did you know I was craving some chocolate (which is sort of rare).  I have the post-lunch sweet-tooth going on right now.  🙂

  4. Usha Prasadh says:

    We are allergic to coconut as well (in addition to celiac, dairy allergy, nut allergy and cane sugar sensitivity). What can we use instead?

  5. I’m looking for chocolate chips with no dairy or cane sugar, would anyone know if this even something available.

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