Vegan Chocolate Chocolate Cookies

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These Vegan Chocolate Chocolate Cookies are a softer cookie, reminding me of the edge piece on a brownie. And goodness they are delicious!

Putting the vegan label there is immediately going to turn some people away, but here’s the thing. Vegan Chocolate Cookies are dairy-free and egg-free for those who need it. They could easily be swapped for gluten free with a 1:1 flour.

You don’t need to worry about having soft butter to beat with sugar, they use olive oil, and really, they’re just a dang good cookie!

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4.92 from 12 votes

Chocolate Chocolate Cookies

These Vegan Chocolate Chocolate Cookies are a softer cookie, reminding me of the edge piece on a brownie. And goodness they are delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 dozen cookies
Calories: 90kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup non dairy milk, or coffee
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chocolate chips, or 1 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Mix together olive oil, non dairy milk or coffee, sugar, cornstarch and vanilla. Mix well with a wooden spoon or danish dough whisk.
  • Add in the flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt, before you mix it into the wet, gently stir so the baking powder, baking soda and salt is mixed into the flour and cocoa. Then mix it until well combined.
  • Add chocolate chips.
  • Using a 2 tbsp size portion scoop, or two spoons, drop balls onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment or silpats. Space them a couple inches apart.
  • Put water in a cup and using a fork, wet the fork and gently flatten the cookies.
  • Sprinkle a little bit of salt on top of each cookie.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes, then cool on racks.

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Notes

Inspired by the blog Cake Merchant

Nutrition

Calories: 90kcal

Enjoy!

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21 thoughts on “Vegan Chocolate Chocolate Cookies

  1. Thank you! I’m not vegan but I have an egg allergy. I love to use vegan recipes and then just use butter and regular milk in them. I’m pregnant and craving chocolate cookies so this is perfect timing!!

    1. Love this recipe! I have a diary issue as well as gluten and I was able to substitute a 1 for 1 GF flour mix and they were perfect!

  2. These cookies are awesome! They remind me somewhat of brownies. Even if you aren’t vegan, these cookies are a must try.

  3. These are delicious! I altered slightly for our food allergies so if you’re gluten, dairy, free nut, and egg free these are a fabulous option.

    1. My family isn’t vegan, but we enjoyed! I baked a tad too long I think but otherwise great! You had me at, “tastes like the edge piece of a brownie”!

  4. My family isn’t vegan l, but we still enjoyed them! I think I baked them a tad too long but they were still great. You had me at, “tastes like the edge piece of a brownie”!

  5. These are great, a lot like a brownie. I made them with oat milk but I’m definitely intrigued by the coffee option!

  6. So so good, and versatile!! Loved swapping in white chocolate or peanut butter chips. We are not vegan and love making theses on the regular!

  7. I have made these cookies a few times now and they are delicious! I’m not vegan but have a gluten and dairy intolerance and they are one of the best gluten free cookies I have ever had!

  8. Love these cookies! It’s nice to have a dairy free option that still tastes good. I’ve made them multiple times, once I added mini marshmallows when I didn’t have enough chocolate and my kids loved that. I even tried it with gluten free flour once and while it made them a little crumbly it was still delicious.

  9. I made these with melted butter (instead of EVOO) and soured raw milk (instead of coffee). They were DELICIOUS. Highly recommended. Scooped with a cookie scoop and hid a dried cherry in each scoop. Yum.

  10. I so LOVE this recipe I have a friend whose son has a lot of allergies. I am able to make these for him using the coffee and non dairy chocolate chips. The smile on his face was worth it all. Keep giving us these great recipes please.

  11. Have made these cookies a couple times and they have been a hit! Next time I’m going to try making them Gluten free as well (and will report back :).

  12. These cookies were SO easy to make and delicious! They were delicious warm but they also seem to be getting better each day.
    Next time I will try making them with lighter olive oil (I found my extra virgin olive oil a bit overpowering) or perhaps coconut oil. THANK YOU!

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