Did you know that you can make super easy & delicious chocolate peanut butter cookies with boxed cake mix? Need a vegan or no butter recipe for cookies? Well, you’ve come to the right place!
Feel free to view & print my recipe below to make your own 5-ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies! Or watch me on YouTube show you how to make it!
These chewy and easy chocolate peanut butter cookies are the easiest cookies to make for friends or family, and they’re also with no butter & vegan! Which is great for those who are dairy-free, vegan or trying to eat a healthier plant-based diet!
This recipe is part of my monthly #HACKED series that shows you vegan food hacks & cooking hacks to make life easier for you! It’s my birthday this week, so I thought I would show you how to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies with Cake Mix!
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In my newest video, I discuss 3 easy vegan cake mix hacks and also how to make this easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies recipe, as well as an Orange Creamsicle Cake and Pumpkin Spice Muffins using cake mix!
How To Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies with Cake Mix
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Recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies | No Butter & Vegan
All you need for this recipe is 1 box of Devil’s Food Cake Mix, as shown in my youtube video, and crunchy peanut butter, aquafaba (liquid from a can of chickpeas), vegan sour cream or coconut yogurt and a dairy-free chocolate mix of your choice!
The first thing that you want to do is preheat your oven to 350F. Then line a baking sheet with parchment or a silicone baking mat. Next, you want to add your aquafaba into a bowl with a hand mixer, or a stand mixer, and mix it so it gets light and foamy like an egg. Then, add the coconut yogurt (or whatever vegan yogurt you love) or even vegan sour cream, and beat that until it’s combined. Now add the cake mix and the peanut butter and mix it all together until well combined!
Then, stir in your dairy-free candy of choice; I used a dairy-free coconut candy mix with chocolate chips! But dairy-free peanut butter cups are also a great choice. Using a tablespoon, place scoops of dough onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 7 to 9 minutes. Cool for 3 minutes on cookie sheets. Afterward, place on cooling racks.
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- Position the rack in the center of the oven and preheat your oven to 350F.
- Line 2 baking sheets with parchment or silicone baking mats.
- Using a bowl with a hand mixer, or a stand mixer; beat the aquafaba until it's fluffy like a beaten egg white.
- Mix in the coconut yogurt or vegan sour cream.
- Stir in the boxed cake mix and peanut butter until well combined.
- Fold in chocolate candy of choice.
- Using a tablespoon, place scoops of dough onto prepared cookie sheets.
- Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Cool 3 minutes on cookie sheets first, then carefully transfer them to cooling racks.
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