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  • by Skye Moore, Alexandra Inman

Choc Chunk Brownie Cookies

What's better: brownies or cookies? How about BROWNIE COOKIES!? These are a crowd-pleaser as they are crispy on the outside but oh-so-gooey on the inside! If you try this recipe, be sure to tag us on social media @VancouverDietitians and let us know how they turn out!


  • ¼ cup unsweetened apple sauce

  • 1/2 cup tahini

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 3 tbsp maple syrup

  • 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted and cooled

  • 1/3 cup raw cocoa powder

  • 2 tbsp almond flour

  • pinch flakey sea salt

  • 1/4 tsp baking soda

  • 1/3 cup chocolate chunks


  • pinch flakey sea salt

  • extra chocolate chunks


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F/180 C.

  2. Mix together apple sauce, tahini, vanilla extract, maple syrup, and coconut oil in large bowl.

  3. Fold in cocoa by the spoonful.

  4. Mix in remaining ingredients.

  5. Using a cookie scoop or two spoons, scoop out dough into a lined baking sheet.

  6. Add chocolate chunks to top and sprinkle with sea salt.

  7. Gently press down on each piece of dough with spoon or fork until 2" in diameter.

  8. Bake until done, around 12-13 minutes.

  9. Remove from oven, let cool on baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to cool further.

  10. Enjoy!

  11. Store the rest in an airtight container in your pantry.

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