oatmeal chocolate chip cookie vegan recipe

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are just the best – especially when paired with an iced coffee. Back when I lived in New York, that was my favorite indulgent snack on a Friday afternoon in the office. Buttery, crispy, chocolate-y goodness plus the bittersweet taste of an iced latte!

oatmeal chocolate chip cookie vegan recipe


At home, I like to bake with alternative flours like almond flour, millet flour, oats, etc. to add some nutritional value. I decided to come up with an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe – but this time I wanted to make it eggless (with a vegan option, too). I’ve never experimented with flax eggs but was pleasantly surprised! It turns out it isn’t so difficult to grind up a tablespoon of flaxseeds in a blender. It held the cookie dough together perfectly; you wouldn’t even guess that it was made without eggs. These cookies come out well with coconut oil or butter – I found that everyone at home enjoyed the butter version of the cookies more as the flavor of coconut in baked goods can be overpowering to non-vegans. You can even make the recipe with half butter and half coconut oil if you prefer.

Now, who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?

oatmeal chocolate chip cookies vegan recipe
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies | Vegan
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: About 20 cookies
  • 150 g oats
  • 30g all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp baking powder
  • 90ml coconut oil or butter
  • 100g powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground flaxseeds + 2.5 tbsp water
  • 80g dark chocolate chips
  • ½ tsp vanilla powder or essence
  • A pinch of salt (if you use coconut oil or unsalted butter)
  • A pinch of cinnamon (optional)
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. Grind the oats to a powder using a blender.
  3. Separately, add two and a half tablespoons of water to one tablespoon of ground flaxseeds to create a flax “egg”. Stir and set aside for five minutes.
  4. Add the all-purpose flour and baking powder to the oats and stir to combine.
  5. In another bowl, whisk the coconut oil/butter and sugar together. Add the flax egg, vanilla, salt and cinnamon if using.
  6. Add the dry ingredients into the wet i.e. whisk in the oat mixture to the oil/butter mixture until combined.
  7. Add the chocolate chips.
  8. Spoon cookie dough (about 2” diameter) onto a greased baking sheet; place the cookies further apart as the dough tends to spread as they bake.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes at 180C.

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