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almond butter chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Cookies

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 17 mins
  • Yield: 18 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Dessert
  • Diet: Vegan


These almond butter chocolate chip cookies are made with just a handful of ingredients, but they’re so delicious! Studded with chocolate, these soft cookies are so tasty, you’d never guess they’re vegan!


Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup smooth almond butter
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or agave
  • 2 tablespoons applesauce or melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour or all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips (vegan, if desired)


  1. Move your oven rack to the top-middle position.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Combine the almond butter, maple syrup, applesauce, and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Stir in whole wheat flour, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Add in the chocolate chips. The dough will be a bit sticky.
  6. Drop rounded tablespoons onto a cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 9-11 minutes until lightly browned on top.


You can replace the applesauce with 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil

You can replace the agave with maple syrup or honey. (Although honey is not vegan.)

Keywords: almond butter chocolate chip cookies