Gluten Free Vegan Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten Free Vegan Orange Chocolate Chip Cookies
December 17, 2015 0 Comments
RECIPE TYPE: Cookies
SERVES: 24-28 cookies
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 cups, plus 2 tablespoons Sarah’s gluten free flour blend
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3/4 cup cane sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, softened*
  • 3 teaspoons orange zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup dairy free chocolate chips
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In medium bowl, sift together flour blend, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In large mixing bowl, cream together sugar, brown sugar, coconut oil and orange zest, 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add orange juice, maple syrup, and vanilla. Mix until blended. Add flour mixture and chocolate chips. Stir until just combined.
  5. Scoop heaping tablespoons of cookie dough and roll into balls. Place onto prepared baking sheet. Slightly flatten with fingers.
  6. Bake cookies for 8-9 minutes. Cookies with be golden brown on edges and soft to the touch.
  7. Place on cooling rack to cool completely. Store in air-tight container.
NOTES
*Using refined coconut oil gives less of a coconut flavor in the cookies.