Vegan Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

I was craving chocolate again last night and stumbled upon a yummy, gluten-free, vegan recipe from twopeasandtheirpod.com. I changed it a bit to fit what we have in the house and this morning I tried my first solar cookie baking!

Solar baking was easy – just pop the cookie trays in and wander out every so often to see if they look done. Mine took about an hour. Here’s the recipe:

Vegan Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

3 ripe bananas

1/2 cup peanut butter

1 Tbsp vegan butter, softened

1 tsp vanilla

2 Tbsp applesauce

2.5 cups oats

1 tsp baking powder

Pinch salt

3/4 cup vegan chocolate chips.

Cream bananas through vanilla. Stir in dry ingredients. Drop onto parchment lined trays and solar bake. Mine made 2 dozen and took about an hour.

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Rating: success. You need to be prepared for the taste of cookies without sugar though. Conventional folks might want to add some in. Otherwise these are gluten-free vegan yumminess!