Valentine’s Day “Love Cookies”

1/2 cup Earth Balance

3/4 cup sugar

1 tablespoon ground golden flaxseed

3 tablespoons warm water

1 tsp. raspberry extract

5 drops red food coloring

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1 cup confectioner’s sugar

1 tsp. light corn syrup

2-3 tbsp. soy or almond milk

heart-shaped candies for decorating

Whisk ground flaxseed & warm water, let sit for 3 minutes. Mix Earth Balance and sugar together. Add flaxseed mixture. Blend in extract and food coloring. Combine dry ingredients, and add until well blended. Shape into a flattened ball. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill at least 1 hour.

Pre-heat oven to 350. Roll out onto lightly floured board until approx. 1/4″ thick. Cut into heart shapes with cookie cutter. Place on parchment covered baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake until golden brown, about 10-15 minutes. Cool.

Stir together confectioner’s sugar, corn syrup and milk until smooth. Dip half of a cookie into icing, then set on waxed paper and sprinkle with heart-shaped candies. Let dry about 1/2 hour. Repeat with the rest of the cookies.

Super Easy & Yummy Chocolate Chip Cookies

What is one dessert that parents & kids both LOVE?? Homemade chocolate chip cookies!!! The great thing about this recipe is, they are as easy to make as they are delicious!

“Chocolate Chip Cookies Like They Should Be” created by “tinymuffinflower”  won “Sweetest Treat” in the VegWeb recipe showdown!!! Featured in the June 2010 issue of VEG NEWS magazine.


3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 cup non-hydrongenated margarine

1 tsp vanilla

1/3 cup applesauce

2 1/4 cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips

1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, combine sugars, margarine, vanilla and applesauce. Add flour, baking soda, and salt, stirring until dough begins to stiffin. Add chocolate chips.

2. Onto a baking sheet, drop by rounded teaspoonfuls. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until light brown.

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