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Choco Chip and/or Butterscotch Molasses Flax Cookies

What you need: 

3/4 cup vegan butter
1/4 cup blackstrap molasses, optional
1/4 cup molasses
1/2 cup maple syrup (or other sweetener)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup ground flax seeds
2 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
nondairy milk (we use almond milk), to thin
1 cup chocolate chips (we use dark chocolate)
1/2 cup butterscotch morsels, optional

What you do: 

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, mix butter, molasses, sweetener, and vanilla until whipped.
2. Mix in the rest of the dry ingredients and add a little bit of milk at a time to get it to the cookie batter consistency. Fold in chips.
3. Spoon onto a cookie sheet (we have a giant cast iron pizza sheet that works great). Bake for approximately 10 minutes or until done.
This is a very forgiving recipe and you can switch it up to your likin'! My hubby likes more sweetener than he does molasses, so sometimes I use less molasses and more maple syrup.
This makes big, very moist, fluffy cookies!
Source of recipe: My hubby and I made this recipe up one cookie-craving night!

Preparation Time: 
10 mins. or less, Cooking time: Approx. 10 mins
Cooking Time: 
Approx. 10 mins
Servings: 
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SO HOW'D IT GO?

I've heard there are some vegan butterscotch chips at Price Chopper and Food Lion...if they still exist.

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where do you get butterscotch chips that are vegan?

We aren't strict vegan (hence the "or"), so we got our non-vegan morsels from the store. Not even sure if vegan morsels exist unless you make your own?

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where do you get butterscotch chips that are vegan?

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These are DELICIOUS! The molasses is KEY to connecting chocolate chip/butterscotch flavor. I've never been really into chocolate chip cookies, because I don't like biting into the plain ol cookie part, but this cookie is amazing all the way through!  I've tried a lot of vegan cookie recipes, and this is a must try! Thanks!

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