Vegan Christmas Cookie Roundup

This Vegan Christmas Cookie Roundup will have your holiday spirit singing. 

I’ll admit it; I might have gone a little cookie crazy this year. But now that the holiday season is here, I rounded up all of my favorite vegan cookie recipes so you can celebrate with satisfaction. 

These cookie recipes are perfect for a night in with a warm mug of hot cocoa binge-watching Christmas movies or for a night out with your friends and family singing “Joy to the World”. 

And a few of these cookie recipes are breakfast cookies so that you can indulge all day long. 

The Christmas Cookie Roundup List

So, let’s kick it off with a classic: Vegan Gingerbread. 

Simple Vegan Gingerbread Cookies 

These Gingerbread Cookies are the perfect cookie for a holiday night-in. Turn on a Christmas movie. I recommend “Elf”. Turn on your tree lights, and make a cup of hot cocoa to sip on while enjoying a warm batch of these simple, gluten-free, and oil-free tasty gingerbread cookies. YUM! 

Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

Pin Recipe
A simple, naturally gluten free and oil free gingerbread cookie recipe that takes less than half an hour start to finish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups almond flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter sub almond or wow butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup almond milk sub oat or soy milk for nut free

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Combine your dry ingredients in a large bowl, including the flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon and coconut sugar.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the wet ingredients, including the milk, molasses and peanut butter.
  • Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients until a smooth batter is formed. Separate into 8 to 12 cookies on the parchment lined baking sheet, and bake for approximately 15 to 20 minutes until firm. Allow to cool completely before eating.

Vegan Hot Chocolate Cookies 

If you are a chocolate lover, nothing hits the spot better than these Hot Chocolate Cookies. These cookies are a nice twist on traditional Christmas cookies, so they are perfect for sharing with your close family and friends. 

Vegan Hot Chocolate Cookies

Pin Recipe
A gluten free and vegan hot chocolate cookie recipe that is easy to make and sinfully delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups oat flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup vegan mini marshmallows

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Combine wet ingredients apart from the marshmallows and chocolate chips in a bowl until smooth. Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients until a thick batter is formed. Sift in the chocolate chips and marshmallows.
  • Separate into approximately 8 to 10 cookies and bake for 12 to 15 minutes until cooked through. The cookies will be soft. Allow them to cool completely before eating!
Course Dessert
Keyword christmas, cookies, vegan

Taylor Swift’s Chai Tea Eggnog Cookies Veganized 

Chai tea and eggnog in one cookie… can you get any more wintery vibes than that? These cookies are a vegan remix of Taylor Swift’s original cookies that she shared a few years back. They are best enjoyed by a crackling fire with Folklore playing in the background. 

Taylor Swift's Chai Tea Eggnog Cookies (Veganized)

Pin Recipe
A delicious warm chia tea almond flour cookies with an eggnog frosting to ring in the holiday season!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Servings: 15

Ingredients

  • 2 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar sub brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 chai tea bag cut open
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cashew milk sub almond or soy
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 2 tbsp vegan eggnog

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add almond flour, coconut sugar, baking powder, contents of a chai tea bag and salt to a bowl and mix well. Pour in the cashew milk and vanilla extract and mix until a batter is formed.
  • Using your hands, roll the cookies into small dough balls that are approximately 2 tablespoons each. You should have enough dough for approximately 9 cookies. Once they are on the baking sheet, flatten them with your palm or a fork. Place in the oven for 22 minutes until cooked through. Meanwhile, prepare the icing by mixing the almond butter with vegan eggnog if desired.
  • Once cookies have baked, allow to cool for at least 15 minutes before icing.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies

Taylor Swift’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Veganized

If you are still on a pumpkin kick like me,  these pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are delicious. Inspired by Taylor Swift’s Cookies, I made a vegan recipe that packs the perfect amount of pumpkin so you can practically taste winter in each of your cookies.

Taylor Swift's Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, Veganized

Pin Recipe
A vegan, whole-food, plant-based compliant pumpkin chocolate chip cookie inspired by Taylor Swift's original creation.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 cups oat flour
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 pinch sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, combine the wet ingredients, including the pumpkin, syrup and vanilla extract.
  • In another bowl, add the flour, spices, baking powder and salt and whisk well. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Using a cookie scooper create 12 cookies (approximately 2 tablespoons of batter each) and place them 2 inches apart. Bake for 15 minutes as desired.

Notes

This is a cakey cookie. If you don't like soft cookies, this is not the recipe for you. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies

Vegan Snickers Breakfast Cookies

Because it’s Christmas, you have permission to enjoy cookies any time of the day. These vegan snickers breakfast cookies are the perfect grab and go breakfast for your holiday errands. I love taking a few with me when I’m on the go to have a simple and plant-based snack on hand.

Vegan Snickers Breakfast Cookies

Pin Recipe
A delicious and nourishing whole-foods, plant-based breakfast cookie to start your morning off right!
Prep Time25 mins
Servings: 12

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet
  • Food Processor

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup Rolled Oats
  • 3/4 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 3/4 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Date Paste Sub maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 4 Tbsp Almond Milk

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 375F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • If making your own date paste, add 1/2 cup of dates with 4 tbsps of water to a food processor and combine until smooth.
  • Add all ingredients to a large bowl and mix until completely combined. Add more almond milk as needed to thin the batter.
  • Using an ice cream scooper or your hands, seperate the batter into 12 cookie shapes on the parchment paper. Press down the batter with a fork to flatten.
  • Bake at 375F for 12-15 minutes. Store covered in the fridge for up to five days.

Classic Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

And if you like to stick to the classics, these vegan peanut butter cookies will not disappoint. These cookies are easy and fun to make, so grab your favorite kiddos and get them in the kitchen with you. Then, sit back and enjoy all of your hard work one bite at a time. 

Classic Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies With Chocolate Chips (Gluten Free, Dairy Free & Refined Sugar Free)

Pin Recipe
A delicious veganized take on classic peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips! Gluten-free, refined sugar free, and ready in 15 minutes or less! 
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 9

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup All Natural Peanut Butter
  • 4 Tbsp Brown Rice Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Pure Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tbsp Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Dark Dairy Free Chocolate Chips

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. 
  • Roll into small cookie sized balls and put on a baking sheet with parchment paper. You should have between 9-12 cookies. 
  •  Bake in a preheated (350F) oven for 8 minutes.
  • Remove cookies and let them set for 10 minutes. *They may seem undercooked when you first take them out of the oven 
Course Dessert

Quarantine Cookies 

If you are looking for an easy, minimal ingredient cookie, then this one’s for you. With only four ingredients and lots of sub-options, you can make these cookies with about anything you have in your pantry. So, stay snowed in without missing out on delicious Christmas Cookies. This might even be a very fitting cookie recipe for the end of this year in my opinion! 

Quarantine Cookies

Pin Recipe
This simple vegan cookie is perfect for anyone wanting a dessert without the hassle. Plus, it's easy to make gluten-free too!
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 12 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Peanut Butter or almond butter or wow butter Almond butter or wow butter
  • ¾ cup Whole wheat flour oat flour or gluten-free flour
  • ¼ cup Maple syrup Agave or brown sugar
  • ¼ cup Dark chocolate chips Crushed peanuts or dried fruit

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350F.
  • Combine 1 cup of peanut butter, 3/4 a cup of whole wheat flour, and 1/4 a cup of maple syrup in a bowl.
  • Add 1/4 a cup of chocolate chips.
  • Roll into approximately 12 cookie shapes and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Press down with a fork.
  •  Bake for 12 to 15 minutes and enjoy!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, desserts

 

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