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Salty Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tasty vegan gluten free salted chocolate chip cookies
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 24 cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cups gluten free flour blend I like to use the Namaste Foods Gluten Free Perfect Flour Blend
  • ½ cup gluten free oat flour I like using Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Oat Flour
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom optional, but extra tasty
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tbs flax meal
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6.5 oz chopped dark chocolate
  • flaky salt for topping

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375°
  • Melt ½ c coconut oil.
  • In a small bowl, mix 3 tbs ground flax meal with 9 tbs water. Let this set for at least 5 minutes, until it is a gel-like consistency.
  • Whisk melted oil, packed brown sugar, vanilla, and gelled flax meal in a large bowl until thoroughly combined and a bit lighter in color.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cardamom.
  • Add the dry ingredients into the wet and mix until flour is fully incorporated. Batter should be slightly thinner than you might be expecting.
  • Chop 6.5 oz of dark chocolate bars until small, angular chunks. (Or measure out 6.5 oz of chocolate chips!)
  • Fold chocolate into the dough.
  • Let the dough rest for 10 minutes.
  • Measure out cookie dough with a 2 tbs scoop.
  • Flatten cookies slightly. Sprinkle with flaky sat.
  • Bake for 14-16 minutes, rotating trays half way through baking.
  • Cool completely before transferring to airtight containers.
Keyword cardamom, chocolate, cookies, gluten free, salty, vegan