Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies With Matcha and Chlorella

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies With Matcha and Chlorella

These vegan chocolate chip cookies are chewy, soft, and gooey— what more could you want from a cookie?

Our goal is to make it as fun and tasty as possible for you to add Sun Chlorella to your recipes. Being an incredibly nutritious green algae, chlorella is commonly taken as a nutritional supplement or added to green smoothies. But there are so many more ways you can take advantage of chlorella’s impressive nutrient profile— and baking vegan chocolate chip cookies is one of them.

Although chlorella can have a robust taste on its own, when combined with other ingredients in the cookie dough such as vanilla extract, matcha powder, coconut milk, chocolate chips, and applesauce, you won’t even know it’s there. 

Unlike your standard chocolate chip cookie, these vegan chocolate chip cookies are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals from the matcha green tea powder and chlorella (don’t be surprised if you feel energized after eating these cookies!). And let us ask you this: have you ever had a chocolate chip cookie that contains nucleic acids?

It may sound a little scientific, but one of the unique health benefits of chlorella is that it contains the nucleic acids RNA and DNA, which are key nutrients needed for the body’s cellular repair and regeneration process. Your body naturally produces nucleic acids, but as you age, you produce less and less (and this is when the physical signs of aging can start to creep in, such as fine lines and wrinkles). 

Adding foods that contain nucleic acids to your diet is a great way to maintain a healthy immune system, your skin youthful-looking, and your entire body healthy. Who says you can’t get these powerful nutrients in the form of a cookie? Not us! 

Note: To keep these cookies entirely plant based, be sure to purchase dairy-free chocolate chips. 

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies With Matcha and Chlorella

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies With Matcha and Chlorella

Yields: 20-25 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cup whole wheat flour

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1-1.5 tsp Sun Chlorella Powder

  • 1/2 Tbsp matcha powder

  • Pinch sea salt

  • 1/2 cup vegan butter

  • 1 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp light brown sugar

  • 2.5 tsp vanilla extract

  • 5 Tbsp full fat coconut milk

  • 3.5 Tbsp unsweetened applesauce

  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips or 1 1/2 cup regular chocolate chips (non-dairy)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. 

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients and set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, mix the vegan butter and brown sugar with an electric stand or hand mixer until well-mixed. 

  4. Add the vanilla extract, coconut milk, and applesauce to the brown sugar mix and whisk until incorporated. 

  5. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until a thick dough forms. Fold in the chocolate chips. 

  6. Spoon the batter onto the cookie sheet, leaving an inch or so between each cookie.

  7. ake the cookies for 12-15 minutes, or until the edges are golden, and a toothpick inserted into the center of a cookie comes out without any dough stuck to it.

  8. Leave them to cool on the cookie sheets for a few minutes before taking them off. 

  9. Enjoy!

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies With Matcha and Chlorella