Molasses Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 12
 
Ingredients
  • ¾ c + 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 7 Tbsp vegan butter, softened
  • 3 Tbsp blackstrap molasses
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ c bread flour
  • ½ c all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ c vegan chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together sugar, vegan butter, and molasses.
  3. Beat in vanilla extract.
  4. In a small bowl, sift together flours, cocoa, spices, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Beat flour mixture into sugar mixture. The dough will be stiff.
  6. Fold in chocolate chips.
  7. Form dough into 2" balls and bake on a silicone baking mat or cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, 3" apart, for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool on cookie sheet 2-3 minutes before transferring to cooling racks or counter.
  9. Best enjoyed warm.
Notes
I bake mine for the minimum time because I love soft-baked centers; the longer time will yield crunchier cookies.
Recipe by Hell Yeah It's Vegan! at http://hellyeahitsvegan.com/molasses-chocolate-chip-cookies/