Okay, this is a basic recipe. As I’ve said time and time again, I’m not a fan of walnuts. The husband can’t get enough of them. I decided to whip up a batch of cookies and of course he wanted nuts. I do like cashews so I tossed those in. Couldn’t help but add some chocolate chips. Next time I might try a variation that has cashew nut butter!

Vegan Cashew Cookie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ener-g egg replacer
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt if not using salted nuts
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup chopped cashews
  • Cashews halved, for tops of cookies

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375F.
  • Beat shortening, brown sugar, almond milk and vanilla in large bowl until well blended.
  • Add egg replacer, flour, salt and baking soda, mixing well.
  • Stir in chocolate chips and chopped cashews.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoons 3 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Place a cashew half on top of each cookie.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to cooling rack.

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