Austin360 Taste Test: Can vegan cookie dough compare to the real thing?

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In this week’s Austin360 Taste Test video, cookie dough lover Courtney Sebesta, who runs our websites, and I tried Celeste’s Best Cookie Dough, a shelf-stable vegan chocolate chip cookie dough that you can eat raw because it doesn’t have any eggs (or butter, for that matter).

UPDATE: I found out this morning that the dough *is* supposed to be refrigerated but that you are supposed to let it come to room temperature so you can scoop it for baking. Apparently you can leave it unrefrigerated for the reasons I mentioned in the video, but that storage technique isn’t officially recommended.

Owner Celeste Caswell’s baked vegan treats are available at many area coffeeshops, but you can find the cookie dough Wheatsville, Costco, Central Market and Farm to Market, as well as the online grocer Rabbit Food Grocery (

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