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Vegan Chocolate O’s Cookies (gluten-free)

Vegan Chocolate O’s Cookies (gluten-free)

  • Author: Helen Au
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hr 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12
  • Category: Sweets
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

These Vegan Chocolate O’s Cookies are easy to make yet decadent and loved by all eaters. You might like them even more than oreo cookies! Made with 8 ingredients only.


Ingredients

Cookies
-¾ cup + 1 tbsp gluten-free flour
-⅓ cup + 1 tbsp cacao powder
-½ cup organic coconut sugar
-½ cup vegan butter, unsalted, room temperature
-⅛ tsp baking powder
-pinch of salt

Chocolate Filling
-½ cup vegan butter, unsalted, room temperature
-1 ½ cup organic powdered sugar
-1 cup vegan chocolate chips
-⅓ cup + 2 tbsp vegan plant-based milk of choice


Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cacao powder, sugar, baking powder, and salt together for the cookies. Mix well. Add in the vegan butter and combine until a dough forms. Cover and chill the dough for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Line a baking sheet pan with parchment paper or a Silpat.
    Take the cookie dough out. Roll into ¼ inch thickness. Using a 2-inch cookie cutter (or any other shapes you want), and cut the dough. Repeat step until all the dough is used. Place the cut dough onto the sheet pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the bottom of the cookies are slightly crisped.
  3. Once the cookies are ready, let cool completely.
  4. While the cookies are cooling, make the filling. Heat the milk in the microwave for 1 minute or on the stove.
  5. Pour the milk into the chocolate chips in a bowl and let sit for 5 minutes. Then stir until the chocolate is all melted and smooth. Add in the powdered sugar and butter. Mix until smooth. Let the filling chill in the fridge for 15-20 minutes until it thickens.
  6. To make the cookies, spoon about 1 tbsp of the filling onto one side of the cookies. Then top with an unfrosted cookie. Repeat steps until all the cookies are filled.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Keywords: vegan cookies, chocolate cookies, chocolate filling, gluten-free cookies