You would be forgiven for thinking eating lowFODMAP and vegan is all doom and gloom, but then you haven’t tried these cookies yet!
They have impressed many a non-vegan with amazingly rich and chocolatety goodness.
This recipe makes around 15 cookies. All the ingredients are lowFODMAP, so you could technically eat the lot at once... but they are also quite rich so don’t go crazy!
[15mins prep, 15mins bake. Total = 30mins]
150g (1 1/2 cups) plain gluten free flour
50g (1/2 cup) cocoa powder
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
a pinch of salt
125g (1/2 cup) soya margarine
125g (1/2 cup) caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 heaped tbsp of chia seed egg replacement (around 2 tsp of chia seeds soaked for +2 hours in water and puréed, easier if you make more at once)
180g (1 cup) chocolate, chopped into little pieces (I used half vegan milk chocolate and half dark vegan chocolate).
1. Preheat oven to Gas Mark 4/ 180°C/350°F
2. Sieve the flour, cocoa, bicarb and salt into a large bowl.
3. In a smaller bowl cream the margarine and sugar together.
4. Stir the vanilla and chia "egg" into the sugar cream.
5. Spatula the wet ingredients into the dry and stir it all together. Don't worry if it's a bit sticky.
6. Mix in the chocolate chunks.
7. Melt a little coconut oil between your hands and grease a large tray with them.
8. With your hands still oily take a golf ball size piece of dough and roll it into a nice ball. Place on the tray and press to flatten slightly, making the cookie shape (they will grow outwards a little in the oven).
9. Repeat until you've used all the dough.
10. Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes. Let cool...
11. ... but eat while they're still warm and the chocolate is amazing and melty!
If you make these I’d love to see pictures on Instagram. Tag me with @thewildgutproject x