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Veganize It: Duncan Hines Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

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Very rarely do I get the itch to bake anything that isn’t from scratch (wait, seriously, who AM I?!) It’s true, though. Something about the ingredient list on store bought cookies/cake mixes gives me the willys. I can’t pronounce half the things in there! What happened to the good ole days of flour, sugar and baking soda?

Every so often though, I DO get the urge to experiment with non vegan baking mixes to try to see what the results are when made vegan. Case in point, today. I walked into the grocery store in the mood to bake but lacking an actual recipe in hand, I settled for picking up a mix from the baking aisle. 15 minutes after getting home and a few simple replacements later, I had myself perfect chocolate chip cookies. Oh, let’s not forget the additional cup of walnuts I added into the mix. Walnuts make everything taste better! This was by far my best “Veganize It” experiment as these cookies went off without a hitch.

Now, I’m not trying to preach store bought over baking, but if you’re ever pressed for time and want to impress your friends with awesome vegan desserts, these are definitely a good suggestion!

Recipe Called For:

One stick of Butter

One Egg

Baking for 8-10 minutes

Veganizing It:

One stick of Earth Balance Butter

One EnergG egg (1 and a 1/2 tsp Ener-G, 2 tbsps of water)

Baked for 9 minutes exactly