A couple of weeks ago, I was simultaneously feeling nostalgic and craving chocolate. And, more than anything, I desperately wanted to step away from my laptop after another long day of zooming, typing, working and studying. Thus, I stepped into the kitchen, and embarked on a journey to make some vegan cosmic brownies.
In case you’re unfamiliar with these otherworldly treats, ‘Cosmic brownies’ are a Little Debbies brownie product, that is essentially a moist, dense brink of brownie goodness, covered with a slick icing and some crunchy mutli-colored candy bits.
These squishy, creamy, gooey and crunchy bricks are oddly delightful, and elicit fond memories of trips to the vending machine as a young girl with a couple of quarters, and a sense of empowerment at the prospect of picking out whatever vending machine goodie I wanted.
Now, as an empowered adult, I am more interested in plant-based baked goods. Including these vegan cosmic brownies, which hit the right nostalgia notes to ring true to original cosmic brownies.…