Vegan Cinnamon and Pecan Cookies: Make the Vegan Vanilla Cookies with Walnuts, adding 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon to the flour mixture, and folding in 1 cup chopped pecans instead of the walnuts. Bake as directed. Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies: Make the Vegan Vanilla Cookies with Walnuts, adding 1/3 cup natural peanut butter to the wet ingredients, and increasing the water to 2/3 cup. Substitute in 3/4 cup chopped roasted unsalted peanuts in place of the walnuts in the recipe. Vegan Rocky Road Chocolate Whoopie Pie Cookies: Make the Vegan Vanilla Cookies with Walnuts. Add 3/4 cup vegan chocolate chips and replace walnuts with 3/4 cup chopped raw almonds. When cool place 3 mini vegan marshmallows on each of 18 overturned cookies, and broil 1 minute. Top each with another cookie to make sandwiches.