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.