Are you looking for vegan holiday cookie recipes? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite vegan recipes to make this holiday season. Bring ’em to your feast along with some rad vegan gifts … and don’t tell anyone they’re vegan.
White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies by Strength and Sunshine
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These white chocolate chip cookies with crunchy peppermint aren’t just delicious, they’re also gluten-free. Sweet, minty and delicious, they’re the perfect cookie to bring to any holiday celebration.
Frosted Eggnog Sugar Cookies by Vegan Guide to the Galaxy
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These fluffy eggnog sugar cookies will have people casting doubt they’re vegan. Infused with eggnog and topped with nutmeg, the seasonal cookie is soft, sugary and oh-so-good for the holidays.
Shortbread Cookies by This Healthy Kitchen
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This holiday favorite is fun to make with the family — grab a cookie cutter and create holiday-themed cookies brushed with vegan glaze and sprinkles in this easy-to-make vegan sugar cookie recipe.
Vegan Chocolate Crinkle Cookies by Kitchen Treaty
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These vegan chocolate crinkle cookies are as good as their non-vegan counterparts. Soft and brownie-like on the inside and slightly crunchy on the outside, bring them to any holiday party for a sweet treat.
Vegan Italian Wedding Cookies by Veggie Society
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Our personal favorite Christmas cookie – the Italian Wedding cookie — also known as the Snowball cookies are magnificently recreated in this vegan recipe. These vegan butter-y cookies are made with walnuts and hazelnuts and then coated in powdered sugar for a perfect recreation.
Diana Edelman is the founder of Vegans, Baby. She previously lived and worked in Thailand working for an elephant sanctuary and has traveled around the world speaking about the realities of elephant tourism, being a positive activist and entrepreneur at events including TBEX, SEED Food + Wine, VegFest Puerto Rico, VegFest Toronto and more. Diana is a proud partner with the James Beard Foundation and curates their Vegas Vegan Dinner series at the famous James Beard House, as well as the vegan activation, The Farm Stand, at Las Vegas’ Life Is Beautiful festival.