Vegan Chocolate Chip Orange Cookies
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Vegan Chocolate Chip Orange Cookies

These Vegan Chocolate Chip Orange Cookies are subtly spiced, flavoured with zesty orange and studded with dark chocolate.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword vegan chocolate orange cookies, vegan christmas cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 77kcal
Author Rhian Williams

Ingredients

  • 2 heaped tablespoons smooth almond butter (or sub cashew butter)
  • 3 heaped tablespoons Biscoff spread
  • 1 tablespoon orange extract (or sub with orange liqueur or grated orange zest)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 100 g (2/3 cup) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Handful of candied orange peel, roughly chopped
  • 40 g (1.5oz) dark chocolate chips or chunks
  • Splash unsweetened almond milk (or sub any other kind of plant-based milk)
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon cinnamon/pinch of nutmeg

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius (350 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Mix together the almond butter, Biscoff spread, orange essence, vanilla, orange peel and chocolate chips in a bowl
  • Sift in the flour, baking powder (and spices) and a splash of milk and mix again until the mixture becomes cookie dough-like in texture
  • Cover a baking tray with greased baking paper and use your hands to mould the mixture into 12 cookies of identical size – I find the best way to do this is to make 12 balls of equal size and then press down on them with a fork afterwards
  • Bake in oven for around 8 minutes
  • Leave to cool on a cooling rack before storing in an airtight container - keeps for a good few days

Nutrition

Calories: 77kcal