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
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.
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!