1 1/2 cups buckwheat flour
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup Mykonos vegan butter - room temp (you can certainly use regular unsalted butter)
1/3 cup applesauce - room temp
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp sea salt - more to sprinkle on top
1 tbsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
1 bag vegan dark chocolate chips (Enjoy Life brand is the best)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl sift together flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Set aside.
In a a standup mixer - beat butter on high speed for 5 min, scraping sides down occasionally. Add applesauce, vanilla and sugar and beat on high speed for 3 minutes.
With a rubber spatula, manually fold in flour mixture until just combined. Please don’t over mix.
Fold in chocolate chips.
Scoop dough onto baking sheet using a a soup spoon. Using a small bowl of water, wet your fingertips and press each cookie down and sprinkle with sea salt.
Bake at 350 for approx 14 min. Cookies will be slightly brown around the edges. Transfer to cooling rack immediately.