Vegan Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies

Hannah Kaminsky

Vegan Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies

Peppermint and cocoa are perfectly balanced in this award-winning recipe.

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Serves: Makes 32 cookies

Experience the invigorating combination of rich cocoa and cool peppermint in one pillowy treat, adorned with a snowy dusting of powdered sugar like an idyllic winter scene. Meet our Third Place winner of our 2023 VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest!

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What you need:

2 cups granulated sugar
½ cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons ground flax seeds
1 cup vegan milk
1 teaspoon peppermint extract 
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoon baking powder 
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup powdered sugar, for rolling

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What you do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, add granulated sugar, oil, flax seed, milk, and peppermint extract, mixing well to combine. 
  3. In a medium bowl, sift flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Stir into wet ingredients to form a soft dough.
  4. In a bowl, place powdered sugar. Scoop out a heaping tablespoon of dough and shape into a ball and slightly flatten. Roll in powdered sugar. Place balls onto prepared baking sheets, about 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on baking sheets 5 minutes, and then transfer to a wire rack to finish cooling.

What does Susan win for being our Third Place winner in the 2023 VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest? A very special delivery from the new revolutionary milk alternative Bored Cow. Congratulations, Susan!

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