Vegan chocolate chunk shortbread cookies

Salted Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies

Buttery vegan shortbread cookies with a pinch of salt and dark chocolate chunks.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Scottish
Keyword vegan chocolate chunk shortbread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 Cookies
Calories 175 kcal


  • 3 Tablespoons Agave nectar (or maple syrup)
  • 85 g Vegan butter (¼ Cup + 1 Tablespoon)
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 50 g Oat flour (½ Cup)
  • 105 g Plain flour, gluten-free if necessary (¾ Cup)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sea salt
  • 50 g Dark chocolate, chopped into chunks (⅓ Cup)


  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C / 350°F and line a tray with baking paper.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the agave, butter and vanilla until creamy.

  3. Add the oat flour, plain flour, and salt. Mix together using a spoon, then use your hands to form a dough. Fold in the chocolate chunks.

  4. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface and cut out your cookie shapes using a cookie cutter or the bottom of a small glass.

  5. Bake for 25- 30 minutes until the edges become golden brown. 

  6. Leave to cool completely, then sprinkle some caster sugar on top before enjoying!

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Recipe Notes

Can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts
Salted Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 175 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Sodium 190mg8%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 3g6%
* All values are an estimate only and will vary depending on the food brands used.