Food

VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest Winners!

After hundreds of entries, 10 finalists, and hours of baking, we present our Holiday Cookie Contest winners.

When we first announced the inaugural VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest, we had no idea what was in store. But after receiving an amazing response from VN readers and hundreds of cookie entries, we could hardly wait to start baking. So the VN team stocked up on flour, sugar, and margarine, rolled up our sleeves, and hit our kitchens to determine this year's best of the best vegan holiday cookie recipes. And after a rigorous day of cookie judging (and sugar comas), we give you the esteemed winners. Congratulations to all, and happy baking!

First Place
Chocolate Sugar Cookies Iced with Crushed Candy Cane Topping
By Celeste Hill
Prize: KitchenAid Stand Mixer

Second Place
Vegan Rugelach
By Lisa Peterson
Prize: Vegan Cupcake Kit from Divvies

Third Place
Cinnamon & Chocolate Linzer Cookies
By Jess Nadel
Prize: Two Dozen Cookies from Allison's Gourmet

Honorable Mention
Soynog Whoopie Pies with Cinnamon-Chocolate Cream Cheese Topped with Chocolate Drizzle
By Diana Chow
Prize: VegNews Gift Pack

 Comments

More Food

Vegan Meringue Has Arrived

Online experiments reveal how to turn bean brine into stunning meringue desserts.
Read More »

Morrissey Uses NYC Concert to Promote Veganism

International rock star sings about meatless diets at Madison Square Garden, where concession stands went vegetarian for the night.
Read More »

Top 10 Male Vegan Bloggers

Meet 10 meat-free men who rock out recipes, run marathons, and fight the good fight.
Read More »

How to Veganize Any Recipe: Sweet Edition

Dying to revamp a favorite dessert, but don't know where to start? These expert tips will help you convert any recipe vegan.
Read More »

10 Foods You Never Thought You’d Eat Again

Thought you had to say goodbye to lox, brie, and milk chocolate? Say no more with these 10 vegan foods that taste even better than the originals.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »