following article was written by Keegan Baur.
Recently, I was delighted to discover a
delicious new treat: ready-made vegan cookie dough!
Of course, I do have the cookbook Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar, which contains recipes for some mouthwateringly scrumptious cookies. However,
last weekend while perusing the vegan treats at the Whole Foods Market in
Glendale, California, I was seduced by the sweet temptation of convenience. Who
wouldn't be thrilled to get a hold of such yummy, cruelty-free fare?
look at how the vegan version compares to the nonvegan one:
As you can see, the EatPastry vegan
cookie dough has fewer calories and carbs and less fat, saturated fat, and
sodium. The raw dough (made of natural, organic, and 100 percent vegan
ingredients) tastes just as irresistible as the cookies themselves, which are
perfectly soft and sweet.
Unfortunately, this product is currently
available for purchase only in stores on the West Coast—in California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, and Arizona—and Hawaii. That said, the
EatPastry website declares, "[We] … hope to soon be selling our cookie
dough throughout the nation! Stay tuned!" If these products are currently
not sold in your favorite natural market, put in a request there or contact the
company itself, and maybe the cookie dough goodness will spread your way!
As for those of us lucky enough to have
immediate access to these tasty little treats, grab a cookie sheet and get
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