Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars (V + GF)

Picking up a vegan gluten-free chocolate chip cookie bar from a stack

Your favourite chocolate chip cookies, however simpler? We needed to do it, associates! These vegan, gluten-free chocolate chip cookie BARS have all the flavour, however there’s no chilling, no scooping, and no hand mixer concerned! Simply stir, unfold, and bake.

Plus, simply 8 substances and 1 bowl required! They’re really easy it nearly appears incorrect…however they’re so proper: completely candy, chewy, buttery, and studded with melty chocolate chunks. Seize your favourite mixing bowl and let’s bake!

Dairy-free milk, gluten-free flour blend, brown sugar, flaxseed meal, salt, baking powder, vanilla, water, walnuts, and chocolate chips

These vegan + gluten-free cookie bars begin with a flax egg for binding, brown sugar for its sweetness and talent to create crispy edges, and melted vegan butter and vanilla for traditional cookie flavors!

Whisking brown sugar, melted vegan butter, and other wet ingredients in a bowl

After whisking them collectively, we transition to the dry substances! Our gluten-free flour mix is the gluten-free G.O.A.T. for mimicking the feel of all-purpose flour, whereas baking powder provides some raise and sea salt enhances all of the flavors.

Pouring chopped walnuts and chocolate chips into the cookie dough batter

Then there’s only one extra required ingredient — arguably a very powerful of all of them: chocolate chips or chunks! We additionally like including walnuts for slightly crunch, however if you happen to’re not a nuts-in-cookies individual, simply do you.

Chocolate chip cookie bar batter in a parchment-lined baking pan

We hope you LOVE these cookie bars! They’re:

Chewy
Buttery
Tender
Completely candy
Studded with chocolate
& Undetectably vegan + gluten-free!

Pair with a glass of dairy-free milk and also you’ll be in cookie magic land. Or if the climate is chilly, attempt them with our 5-Minute Vegan Scorching Cocoa or 5-Minute Caffeine-Free Chai.

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Dairy-free milk and flaky salt next to a batch of chocolate chip cookie bars

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook dinner Time 25 minutes

Whole Time 35 minutes

Servings 16 (Bars)

Course Dessert

Delicacies Gluten-Free, Vegan

Freezer Pleasant 1 month

Does it maintain? 3-4 Days

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  • 1 Tbsp flaxseed meal (to make flax egg)
  • 2 ½ Tbsp water (to make flax egg)
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar (or sub coconut sugar with completely different outcomes — see notes)
  • 1/2 cup melted vegan butter (we used Miyoko’s)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ⅓ cup MB 1:1 GF Mix* (or one other gluten-free mix)
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or chunks (guarantee dairy-free as wanted // we like Enjoy Life)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optionally available however really useful)
  • Preheat your oven to 350 levels F (176 C) and line an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with parchment paper. Put aside.
  • To a medium mixing bowl, add flaxseed meal and water and let relaxation for five minutes to thicken. Subsequent, add brown sugar, melted vegan butter, and vanilla. Whisk effectively to mix — the combination ought to turn into cohesive.

  • Subsequent, fold within the GF flour mix, baking powder, and sea salt. Lastly, stir within the chocolate chips and optionally available walnuts till simply mixed.

  • Pour the combination into the lined baking pan and bake for 25-28 minutes till the perimeters are golden brown and the middle is golden. Let cool at room temperature for not less than 20 minutes earlier than slicing into bars. The longer they sit, the higher they may maintain their form…though we do like to get pleasure from them barely heat!

  • Retailer in an hermetic container at room temperature for as much as 3-4 days or within the freezer for as much as 1 month.

*We most well-liked the flavour and texture of brown sugar over coconut sugar. The brown sugar made the bars chewy whereas the coconut sugar gave them a extra healthful taste and cakey, barely crumbly texture.
*If not gluten-free, you possibly can attempt all-purpose flour rather than the gluten-free flour mix. We suggest beginning with 1 ¼ cups, including extra as wanted to attain the consistency of the batter within the video.
*Vitamin data is a tough estimate calculated with out optionally available substances.

Serving: 1 bar Energy: 148 Carbohydrates: 20.9 g Protein: 0.7 g Fats: 7.1 g Saturated Fats: 5.1 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 0 g Monounsaturated Fats: 0 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 135 mg Potassium: 34 mg Fiber: 0.7 g Sugar: 12.7 g Vitamin A: 0 IU Vitamin C: 0 mg Calcium: 31 mg Iron: 0.8 mg