‘Tis the season for vegan Christmas cookies! We’ve rounded up our absolute favorite festive sweet treats for you to make this holiday season. You’re definitely going to want to indulge in these delicious cookies as you snuggle up by your fire. Happy Holidays!
1. Fluffy Frosted Vegan Eggnog Sugar Cookies
If you love soft, bakery-style sugar cookies, you don’t want to miss the Vegan Guide to the Galaxy’s delicate sugar cookies topped with vegan eggnog-infused frosting, and a dusting of nutmeg.
2. Pfeffernüsse Cookies
A traditional holiday staple in Germany, Denmark and The Netherlands, Pfeffernüsse cookies are chewy and spicy, bringing a bit of pizazz to the cold, dark days of winter. This vegan version from the Happy Healthy Life blog is dusted with powdered sugar and filled with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
3. Chewy Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread lovers, we’ve got you covered! These soft, chewy, gluten-free gingerbread cookies from Delightful Adventures are totally vegan and a must-make on our Christmas cookie list.
4. Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies
Get into the holiday spirit with these sweet and fudgy chocolate peppermint crinkle cookies. This super easy-to-make recipe from My Darling Vegan pairs perfectly with a mug of rich hot cocoa and a warm fire.
5. Peppermint Meltaway Christmas Cookies
Sweet Simple Vegan offers a recipe for delicate peppermint cookies that melt in your mouth! Make the holidays a little bit sweeter with these delightfully decadent, bite-sized treats!
6. Perfect Vegan Sugar Cookies
Get creative with these beautiful sugar cookies topped with colorful vegan icing from It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken. Invite your friends over for a festive cookie-decorating party or decorate them yourself to give away as edible handmade gifts!
7. Snowmen Meringue Cookies
Talk about adorable! These snowman meringue cookies from Vegan Huggs use aquafaba (chickpea brine) instead of egg whites to keep your holiday cheer cruelty-free. We guarantee these will be the cutest Christmas cookies at your holiday party.
8. No Bake Coconut Snowballs
Not a baker? No worries! These little gluten-free and nut-free coconut snowballs from Veggie Society don’t require an oven and will satisfy everybody’s holiday season sweet tooth.
9. Vegan Danish Butter Cookies
Indulge your Christmas cravings with these beautiful Danish butter cookies from Wallflower Kitchen. Nobody will believe you when you tell them that these gorgeous sweet and buttery treats are totally vegan!
10. Almond Crescent Cookies
These crescent, moon-shaped cookies are another European Christmas classic. This vegan version of the traditional recipe from Unconventional Baker uses almonds in a buttery dough, topped with vanilla powdered sugar.
Main photo: It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken. Additional photos: Vegan Guide to the Galaxy, Healthy Happy Life, Delightful Adventures, My Darling Vegan, Sweet Simple Vegan, Vegan Huggs, Veggie Society, Wallflower Kitchen, Unconventional Baker.