Hot Chocolate Cookies (Vegan)
½ cup vegan butter, softened
½ cup white granulated sugar
½ cup light brown sugar
¼ cup nut milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup Coconut Cloud Original Hot Chocolate mix
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
1 cup vegan chocolate chips
8 vegan marshmallows, halved
Optional: melted vegan chocolate (to drizzle)
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
-Slice vegan marshmallows in half crosswise.
-In a large bowl, add vegan butter, white sugar, and light brown sugar. Use a hand mixer to cream the ingredients together. Then, add nut milk and vanilla. Mix until fully incorporated.
-In a separate bowl, combine flour, hot chocolate mix, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk together.
-Fold dry ingredients (flour mixture) into the wet ingredients (creamed butter and sugar). Mix to thoroughly combine. Then, fold in the vegan chocolate chips.
-Scoop cookie dough into 16 balls. Place on the baking sheet(s).
-Bake cookies for 9 minutes. Remove from oven and press a halved marshmallow into the center of each cookie. Bake cookies again for 3-4 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
-Optional: drizzle melted chocolate over the cookies while cooling. To melt chocolate chips, microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring between, until chocolate combines.