Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan & gluten-free!)

Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan & gluten-free!)                          makes ~ 3 dozen


2/3 c. Shortening
1 Tbs. Vegetable Oil
1 c. Brown Sugar, packed
1/2 c. Sugar
1 Tbs. Vanilla Extract
1/3 c. Water
1 c. Almond Meal/Flour
1 c. Coconut Flour
1/4 c. Oatmeal Flour
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Xanthan Gum
1-1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 10-12 oz. bag of Chocolate Chips
1/2 c. nuts (Sunflower seeds, pecans, walnuts, almonds or your favorite)


Preheat oven 375.  Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Cream shortening, oil and sugars. Add vanilla and water, mixing until just combined.

Combine flours, salt, xanthan gum, baking soda and baking powder.  Add to creamed mixture and beat until smooth.

Add chocolate chips and nuts.

Using a heaping tablespoon, form into cookies by squeezing dough to envelope nuts/chips.  Place 2″ apart and bake 8-10 minutes.  Cool for 15-20 minutes and serve.

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