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Vegan Molasses Cookies

Super easy recipe for vegan molasses cookies with a batch size of 14 to 16. The cookies are vegan so there are no eggs.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Molasses, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 14
Cost 5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 145 grams
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 5 ml
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2.5 ml
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger 2.5 ml
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1.25 ml
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt .6 ml
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 99 grams
  • 6 tablespoons vegetable oil 90 ml
  • 2 tablespoons molasses 30 ml
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2.5 ml
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple sauce 30 ml – drain on a paper towel then measure
  • Sparkly sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F or 165 degrees C.
  • In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt.
  • In a second bowl, mix brown sugar, vegetable oil, molasses, vanilla and apple sauce.
  • Add flour mixture to brown sugar mixture and stir until mixed. Using a tablespoon measure, scoop up dough and form nice mounds. Place the mounds about 2 ½ inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet (Silpat is okay) and sprinkle tops with sparkly sugar. Bake for 13-16 minutes. Let cool for 2 minute on sheet, then transfer to wire rack to cool.
  • Makes about 14 cookies