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Nancy’s Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

(by Khaleelah Jones)

1/2 c. coconut oil

1 1/4 c. packed palm sugar

2 t. vanilla extract

1/4 c. canned coconut milk

1/4 c. unsweetened applesauce

2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour

1 t. baking soda

1/2 t. salt

2 c. carob chips or nibs

Maldon sea salt for garnish

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Line your baking sheet with greaseproof paper and set aside.

In a large bowl, mix together coconut oil, palm sugar, and vanilla extract, stirring until well combined.

Add coconut milk and applesauce, whisking until well combined; then set aside.

In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and 1/2 t. salt, mixing well to combine.

Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, stirring to combine. Mixture will be thick.

Fold in carob chips.

Scoop dough by tablespoons onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bake for 10 minutes.

Remove from oven and sprinkle with sea salt.

(Read Step Away From the Stove, the story that accompanies this recipe.)