Chewy Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

5 from 11 reviews

These are the PERFECT chewy vegan chocolate chip cookies. Perfectly soft, chewy, and chocolaty. And they’re free from all top 8 food allergens!


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  • 1/2 cup palm oil shortening (or equivalent shortening)
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups gluten-free all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups dairy free chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream together shortening, vegan butter, and water. Mix until water is fully incorporated. Add in white sugar, brown, sugar, and vanilla extract. Mix gently.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together gluten-free all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to sugar mixture. Mix until just combined.
  3. Mix in chocolate chips. Form into balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Gently press down on cookies to flatten. Bake for 12 minutes.


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