A common misconception about veganism is that you have to compromise your sweet tooth! Well, this couldn't be further from the truth. You're probably wondering how you can achieve a batch of warm and gooey vegan chocolate cookies without butter or eggs. The secret is applesauce. Usually, when a recipe calls for eggs, it's to add moisture. Therefore, replace one egg with 1/4 cup applesauce. To find out more, follow our recipe for irresistible vegan chocolate chip cookies.

What You'll Need

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup coconut oil
  • 2/3 cup vegan granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips (brand will specify)
chocolate chip cookie dough


  • Preheat an oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix coconut oil, sugar, and applesauce.
  • Then, stir in almond milk and vanilla extract.
  • Next, add flour, salt, and baking soda and stir until mixture forms into a dough. Then, add the vegan chocolate chips.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper
  • Using a scooper, scoop out portions of the cookie dough and place on the baking sheet.
  • Bake cookies for 10-15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  • Let them cool and enjoy!

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