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Double chocolate chip mint cookies (Vegan)


Here is my vegan version of the chocolate chip cookies found in the "Basic Cook Book".

These never last long in our house and are loved by children and adults alike, plus they're a little more healthful with less fat and sugar :)


Fairly cheap

Double chocolate chip mint cookies (Vegan)
Preparation time
Cooking time


For 2 Dozen(s)

cookie dough

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 100 grams vegan margarine/butter, coconut oil, vegetable shortening
  • 60 grams organic cane sugar
  • 60 grams coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 180 grams unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 100 grams dairy-free choc chips
  • 40 grams rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

Double chocolate chip mint cookies (Vegan) Directions

  1. Place chia seeds and water into a small bowl, stir and set aside.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 350ºf/180ºc. Line two baking trays with baking/parchment paper or silicone mat, set aside.
  3. Weigh in margarine/butter/shortening, both sugars, vanilla, peppermint, and chia seed mixture into mixing bowl and mix 2 min/speed 3
  4. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cocoa powder and oats and mix 40 sec/speed 4
  5. Add chocolate chips and mix 30 sec/speed 2
  6. Using a Tablespoon, scoop out level mounds of dough and place on baking trays 2-3 cm apart. Bake one tray at a time for 11 minutes. Allow cookies to cool completely on a cooling rack before serving or storing.

Recipe notes

These simple cookies can be adapted in so many ways! Think fruit and nuts, ginger, cinnamon, cloves...what ever flavours you like!

My kids like things a little less chocolatey (i know, weird right!?) So, I tend to only use 1 tablespoon of cocoa, to give just a chocolatey tinge. Ad seen in the picture above!

The dough and cookie both freeze well! 

This recipe makes about 30 small cookies, go ahead and make them larger if you like!

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