06 Feb Vegan Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies
These easy chocolate chip M&M cookies are light, chewy, and perfectly sweet. They are Vegan, Gluten-Free and can be made Paleo and Keto too. The chocolate chips are decadent and gooey while the candy-coated M&Ms add a subtle crunch. They are low in sugar making them a great snack for any occasion.
Classic chocolate chips cookies are always good, but even better? When you load them with chocolate M&Ms. I picked out pink M&Ms this time with Valentine’s Day just right around the corner!
But these M&M Cookies make fun and perfectly healthy dessert all year round. They are gluten-free, can be made Vegan, Keto and Paleo.
This recipe tastes just as good as the store-bought ones. However, made with almond flour and almond butter, my version of M&M Chocolate chip cookies are way healthier.
Not only these Vegan cookies are made with all clean ingredients but are easy on the eyes too. I am definitely planning on making them for Valentine’s Day. Of course, your Galentines too.
How to Make These Vegan Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies
The basic ingredients you will need:
- Almond Flour
- Coconut Flour
- Tapioca Flour
- Almond Butter
- Maple Syrup
- Apple Sauce
- Chocolate Chips and M&Ms (duhh)
You simply whip up all of the ingredients in one bowl, then fold in your chocolate chips and M & M’s.
You can make these keto-friendly by using sugar-free maple syrup and your favorite keto chocolate candies.
If you want to make these cookies festive with Valentine’s Day in mind, you can pick out all of the pretty pink and/or red M&Ms for this recipe. You could pick out all of the green ones and make them for St. Patrick’s Day too!
What Makes These M&M Cookies Healthy
Using coconut flour and almond flour in this recipe results in a low-carb cookie, as well as paleo-friendly and gluten-free.
These are pretty standard flours that I use in a lot of my recipes. Since they are gluten-free, vegan, keto and paleo-friendly, it fits most dietary needs or sensitivities.
Vegan recipes can sometimes be misleading in how healthy they actually are. I’ve seen a lot of vegan recipes that still contain a lot of sugars, so I really wanted to make sure that these were both vegan and low sugar.
Therefore, I used applesauce and maple syrup for these cookies because it eliminates the need for any processed or refined sugars while keeping the texture light and fluffy.
Make sure you use applesauce that doesn’t have any added sugars, since that will kind of defeat the purpose of using applesauce in the recipe in place of sugar.
Please note that the base of these cookies is vegan paleo and keto-friendly. However, the pink M&Ms used here are not. For a vegan option, you can replace them with your vegan-friendly chocolate M&Ms like these.
Why I Love M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies
I love that these cookies are so quick and easy to make, and they are a great low-sugar snack option.
You can pack them in your kids’ lunches, bring them into the office for a little treat, eat them for a midday pick me up or as a night-cap to satisfy your sweet tooth.
You can customize these tasty treats for any holiday or occasion by swapping out the different color M&Ms or keep them looking like the classic M&M cookies with a mix of all the colors.
Think red and green for Christmas, Blue for Hanukkah, pink and red for Valentine’s Day, green for St. Patrick’s Day, pastels for Easter… so many customizable options!
What are your favorite M & M’s? Leave a comment below?
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