The best part about these cookies is that you can really use any type of nut butter - cashew, almond, peanut - test them all out and pick your favorite! These cookies are so moist and rich, you won't be able to make just one batch.

Coconut Oil Cookies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]


Cooking Time




  • 1/2 cup coconut oil (hard)
  • 1/2 cup almond, cashew, or peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten free flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cream together the coconut oil, nut butter, coconut sugar, vanilla, and apple sauce until smooth. Mix your dry ingredients in a small bowl, then slowly mix into the wet ingredients until just incorporated.
  3. Stir in the chocolate chips
  4. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper and place cookies (about 2 tablespoons of dough each) on a baking sheet 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool!