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Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 3 dozen 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description

The perfect vegan and gluten free oatmeal raisin cookies: soft, chewy and studded with melty chocolate chips! Whether you're an oatmeal raisin purist or jazz them up with chocolate chips and flaky salt, we're pretty sure you'll need to make a double or triple batch. 


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Ingredients

  • 2 flax eggs (for each egg, mix 1 tbsp flax meal with 3 tbsp water)
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter, softened to room temp
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup (bring to room temp)
  • 2 cups Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free 1 to 1 Baking Flour
  • 1 1/2 cup Bob's Red Mill Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. 
  2. To make two flax eggs, stir together 2 tbsp ground flax meal with 6 tbsp water. Let thicken for 15 minutes. (Read more on flax eggs here)
  3. In a mixing bowl, stir together gluten free 1 to 1 flour, oats, salt, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda. 
  4. In a separate bowl, use an electric mixer to cream butter until light and fluffy. Add in sugar and continue mixing until well incorporated. Add vanilla, maple syrup* and flax eggs and mix well. 
  5. Incorporate dry ingredients in 3 or 4 batches and mix until well incorporated. Using a spatula, stir in chocolate chips and raisins. 
  6. Scoop cookie onto a parchment lined baking sheet.   Gently flatten cookies with the back of a measuring cup. (They will spread some in the oven, but this helps them cook more evenly.) 
  7. Bake for 9-11 minutes. Let cool at least 10 minutes before enjoying. 

Notes

*If the maple syrup isn't at room temp, it may cause the vegan butter to separate a bit. The dough will still come together perfectly fine, but we still suggest bringing it to room temp to prevent this.

Keywords: vegan oatmeal raisin cookies