Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time40 mins
  • Makes20 cookies
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

(Photography by Erik Putz. Food styling by Eshun Mott. Prop styling by Emily Howes. Art direction by Aimee Nishitoba)

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Every kitchen needs a go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe. Let this vegan version be yours.


  • 1 tbsp flax meal

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour, (160 g)

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cups coconut oil, preferably refined, at room temperature

  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, (96 g)

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar, (48 g)

  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla

  • 1/2 cup dairy-free dark chocolate chips

  • 1/2 tsp flaked sea salt


  • Position rack in centre of oven and preheat to 350F.

  • Stir flax meal with 3 tbsp water in a small bowl. Let stand for 10 min.

  • Stir flour with baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Beat coconut oil with sugars in a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium, until fluffy, 1 to 2 min. Beat in flax mixture and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture just until combined. Stir in chocolate chips.

  • Roll dough into balls, about 2 tbsp each. Arrange on two baking sheets, 2 in. apart. Sprinkle with flaked sea salt.

  • Bake until cookies are golden brown, 13 to 14 min. Transfer to a rack and cool.

Nutrition (per cookie)

Calories 130, Protein 1g, Carbohydrates 16g, Fat 7g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 120mg.

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