Vegan and Gluten Free Brownie Cookies

"Chewy, fudgy, rich, chocolate-y brownie decadence in cookie form. These brownie cookies are quick & easy to make with 9 vegan & gluten-free ingredients!"
-- @ellielikescooking
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 9

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  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons applesauce
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Set aside a light colored cookie sheet.

  • Step 2

    Combine peanut butter, maple syrup, coconut sugar, vanilla extract, and applesauce and mix until uniform.

  • Step 3

    Add in almond flour, cocoa powder, corn starch, baking soda, and salt. Mix until a smooth dough forms.

  • Step 4

    Scoop 1-2 tbsp of cookie dough and roll into a ball. Place on cookie sheet and flatten slightly with your hands. Repeat with remaining cookie dough, leaving about an inch of space in between each cookie. Bake 10-11 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Let cookies cool for about a minute on the cookie sheet, then transfer to a cooling rack. Let cool completely before serving.

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