Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

  • Author: Claire Cary
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 12 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


These vegan chocolate chip cookies are gluten free and so delicious!




  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine the softened coconut oil (but not melted), coconut sugar, and applesauce to a bowl.
  3. Beat with an electric mixer until you get a nice paste.
  4. Add in the vanilla and plant milk and beat again.
  5. Add in the remaining ingredients and beat until a dough forms.
  6. Use a rubber spatula or wooden spoon to fold in the chocolate chips.
  7. Place in the fridge for about 10 minutes to let the dough set. 
  8. Form into 1 – 1 1/2 inch balls, press lightly to flatten with your fingers, and place on a cookie sheet with enough space in between.
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes (soft & chewy) or 15-18 minutes (crispy) or until the edges are golden brown. They will continue to harden as they cool.


I like to use this cookie scoop to scoop the cookies into perfect circles. 

Once baked, these cookies will store in an air tight container for about 1 week. 

Be sure to use softened coconut oil, but not completely melted. To soften the coconut oil, add to a microwave for about 5-10 seconds. 

To make sure there is no coconut flavor to the cookies, I recommend using refined coconut oil. 

I like using mini chocolate chips for this recipe, but any will work. 

Keywords: chocolate chip cookies, vegan chocolate chip cookies, healthy chocolate chip cookies