Vegan & Gluten-Free Love Cookies for Valentine’s Day (No-Bake)

Vegan Gluten-Free Valentine's Love Cookies (No-Bake)
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These Vegan & Gluten-Free Love Cookies are so beautiful and delicious. They are super easy to make, they don’t even need an oven. They are also perfect for Valentine’s Day.

For the making of the vegan white chocolate coating for these cookies, we use our homemade cashew butter. Be sure to have it ready before you start preparing these love cookies (you’re going to love this creamy butter!).

Aren’t they so so cute? We made them along with our Vegan White Chocolate Pralines and our Vegan Chocolate Covered Strawberries.

The recipe on how to make vegan shortening with cacao butter is from veganbaking.net. Have a look at this post, it’s very interesting.

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Vegan & Gluten-Free Love Cookies for Valentine's Day (No-Bake)

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Vegan & Gluten-Free Love Cookies for Valentine's Day (No-Bake)

Vegan & Gluten-Free Love Cookies for Valentine’s Day (No-Bake)

Christina
These Vegan & Gluten-Free Love Cookies are so beautiful and delicious. They are so easy to make, they don't even need an oven. They are also perfect for Valentine's Day. Try them, they take less than 30 minutes!
5 from 5 votes

Enjoy friends! If you make this recipe, please snap a photo and tag @veganvvocals and #veganvvocals on Instagram! We’d also love it if you would leave a comment below, and give the recipe a rating! Thanks so much!

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Resting time: 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Birthdays, Celebrations, Sweets, Valentine’s Day
Cuisine Fusion
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 302.6 kcal

Ingredients
  

COOKIE DOUGH

DARK CHOCOLATE COATING

COCONUT CREAM COATING

VEGAN WHITE CHOCOLATE COATING

Instructions
 

COOKIE DOUGH

  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine the melted refined coconut oil, raw sugar, and vanilla extract. Stir in the almond flour, salt, chocolate chips, and oat milk, and mix through.
  • Press the batter into a pan and store in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the fridge and, using a heart-shaped cookie cutter, create the love cookies. Place them onto a parchment paper on a stable cutting board and take them back into the fridge for a minimum of 30 minutes or a maximum of  24 hours.
    Vegan Gluten Free Cookies

DARK CHOCOLATE

  • Using a double boiler, combine dark chocolate and coconut oil and melt.
    Vegan Gluten Free Cookies

COCONUT CREAM

  • Melt the coconut oil in the microwave.
  • In a food processor, combine the shredded coconut and melted coconut oil and process for around 10 minutes, until a cream has formed. Place it into a small bowl.
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VEGAN WHITE CHOCOLATE

  • Be sure to have the homemade cashew butter ready.
  • For the making of the vegan shortening cacao butter based, melt the cacao butter in the microwave until it's barely melted and as close as room temperature as possible. Measure it and add it with the canola oil to a food processor. Process for 1 minute. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays and place in the freezer. It will be ready to use in less than one hour. Extract 50 grams of it. Leave the rest in the freezer for later use.
  • Combine the raw cacao butter, cashew butter, icing sugar, vanilla extract, and the 50 grams of frozen shortening into a metallic bowl. Set the bowl over a pot of boiling water on the stove stirring occasionally.
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ASSEMBLING EVERYTHING

  • Take the cookies out of the fridge and proceed to dip them into the different coatings, with the help of two forks. Be careful while handling them so they don’t break. Place them onto a parchment paper.
  • Using a mortar and pestle, crush the pomegranate until it creates a powder. Add it on top of the already dipped cookies.
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  • Store in the refrigerator for the coatings to set and enjoy! They are delicious.
    Vegan Gluten Free Cookies
  • We had quite a lot of vegan white chocolate coating, and some dark chocolate left, so we decided to make vegan pralines with it. Just pour the mixture into an ice cube tray and place in the fridge until solid. Then remove them from the tray and store them into a sealed container.
    Vegan Pralines

Nutrition

Calories: 302.6kcalCarbohydrates: 16.2gProtein: 7.1gFat: 24.4gSaturated Fat: 7.9gSodium: 19.4mgPotassium: 325.63mgFiber: 4.8gSugar: 8.4g
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