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  • GF Chocolate Chunk Cookies

    by Kortney Campbell on May 1, 2012

    I’m not usually one to use prepared baking mixes, but this one is so good that I have no qualms about using it. About a year ago I (Katie) was having a lot of stomach issues. In my process of self diagnosis I thought I better try a gluten free (gf) diet. Of course instead of just eating fruits, veggies and other good-for-you things, I decided I needed every kind of gf flour, food and baking mix so I would never miss a thing. The gf thing didn’t really help and now I have more bizarre flour than I know what to do with. The up side of this little gluten free stint is the discovery of these quick gf vegan cookies!

    I used Pamela’s Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix, but changed what is called for on the back of the bag. I decided to use coconut oil instead of margarine & cut the amount by 2 tbs to reduce the fat. Bake these cookies on the top rack of the oven if you want them soft & if you prefer a crisper cookie, you can put them on a lower rack.  My favorite part about these is the minimal mess it makes – just one large bowl, one small bowl, and a few measuring instruments…quick cookies AND clean-up!

    What You Need:

    Directions:

    Pre-heat oven to 350.

    1. Pour contents of the bag, softened coconut oil, and pre mixed egg replacer in a large bowl. Mix well (I used my hands).
    2. At this point you can add any other mix-ins. I added some extra sea salt since I like my cookie dough salty. You could try nuts, dried fruit, or anything else you like.
    3. Bake cookies for 17- 20 min. Longer if you want them crisper, shorter if you prefer them softer.
    4. Remove cookies with a metal spatula and let cool on a rack.

    Do you adhere to a gluten free diet? If so, what are your favorite recipes?

    About Kortney Campbell

    I'm Kortney; a wife, natural mama and vegan in love with life, food and all things vintage! I've been vegan since December 2007, but have loved to cook & create pretty things since before I can remember. I started Vegan Housewives because I don't think you have to give up the joys of food when going vegan! I have a fondness for re-creating non-vegan recipes (especially my grandma's), making a healthier & animal friendly version so be sure to send me your favorite concoctions by clicking our "share a recipe" button - I would LOVE to veg-i-fy them!

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    Paulina May 1, 2012 at 10:33 am

    What delicious looking cookies! I am not GF, so I haven’t tried many gluten free products, but now I know what to make for a friend who is!

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    VeganHousewives May 3, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    Katie is the cookie queen – true story!

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    Ashley May 2, 2012 at 1:14 am

    Yum! I have posted lots of my fave gf & vegan recipes on my blog: http://www.sugarmamabakeshop.com :)

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    VeganHousewives May 3, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    Ashley, your blog is adorable! We’d love to link up sometime!

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    Allie May 10, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    Just found your blog and love it! I know it’s a personal question, but did you figure out what your stomach problems were? I am also a vegan who’s having some issues and tried the gf diet (which helped a little). Just wondering because maybe it will help me figure it out. Thanks!

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    Kristina Rae February 18, 2013 at 7:11 pm

    As someone who suffers from Celiacs (a auto immune disease triggered only by gluten) I really appreciate this recipe! I would love more gluten free, soy free (my son is highly allergic to soy), vegan recipes! Thanks again!!!

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