Vegan snacks infused with cheesy goodness always have us reaching elbow-deep into the bottom of the bag and licking our fingers for a taste of every cheesy, powdered morsel. One chip, puff, or cracker is never enough to satisfy. To all who love a crispy, crunchy, salty, cheesy vegan snack, this is for you. Here are 38 vegan cheesy snacks to satisfy your cravings. 

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Crackers

1 Earth Balance Cheddar Squares

Earth Balance makes more than butter, and these vegan Cheez-It-inspired snacks prove it. They taste just like the dairy-based crackers you grew up with—minus the trans fat. 
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2 From the Ground Up Crackers

These may look and taste like your basic vegan cheese square cracker, but they’re unique in that they contain vegetables! The cauliflower-based crackers come in Cheddar and Nacho cheese flavor, and the butternut squash-based crackers are infused with vegan parmesan. We promise—all you’ll taste is cheesy goodness. 
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3 365 by Whole Foods Market Gluten Free Vegan Cheddar Flavor Almond & Sunflower Seed Flour Crackers

A cross between a Cheez-It and a Wheat Thin, these large, crunchy vegan snacks are what those with gluten sensitivities crave. Gluten-free or not, there’s always a box of these crackers in our Insta-Cart. 
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4 Green Mustache Munchies Crackers

There are so many reasons we love these gluten-free and organic crackers—starting with the fact that they are shaped like mustaches. Other reasons include the company’s commitment to sustainability. Green Mustache upcycles unsellable crackers into farm animal feed so nothing goes to waste. The Cheddarish, Spicyish, and Parmesan Rosemary flavors are all vegan.  
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5 Ancient Provisions Organic Cheddar Cheezish Crackers

Take a bite. What do you taste? Cheddar flavor, yes. A hint of sea salt? You bet. What you won’t taste is green banana flour, but that’s the first ingredient. Mind blown. 
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6 Back to Nature Plant Based Snacks 

A lot of vegan cheddar flavor is packed into these gluten-free square crackers. With a name like Cheddalicious, we’d expect nothing less. 
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7 Simple Truth Ancient Grains Vegan White Cheddar Rice Crackers

In 2020, Kroger’s Simple Truth better-for-you range launched 50 new plant-based foods. These vegan white cheddar rice crackers were just one of those accessible and delicious new launches. Good to know that wherever there’s a Kroger store, cheesy vegan snacks are nearby. 
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Chips

8 From the Ground Up Cauliflower Nacho Tortilla Chips

What’s better than dipping a tortilla chip into a vat of vegan queso? Dipping a nacho-flavored tortilla chip into a vat of vegan queso. Win the party by bringing a few bags of these cheesy vegan chips.  
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9 Beanfields Chips

Made with a blend of black and navy beans, these cheesy vegan chips pack in four grams of plant-based protein per serving. Not bad for an indulgent-tasting snack! Flavors include nacho, spicy queso, cheddar, and cheddar and sour cream. 
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10 Ka-Pop Dairy-Free Popped Chips

Remember rice cakes? These crunchy, gluten-free snacks have a similar texture, but the similarities stop there. Ka-Pop’s popped chips are made with sorghum flour and are so much more palatable than the humble rice cake. Cheesy options include cheddar and sour cream and onion. 
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11 Hippeas Organic Chickpea Snacks

Never will we ever use regular tortilla chips for homemade nachos again. These chickpea flour-based Jalapeno Vegan Cheddar Tortilla Chips are the only acceptable option when Game Day (aka nacho season) arrives. 
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12 Plant Snacks Cassava Chips

Sure, the standard cheddar flavor of these vegan snacks is great, but Plant Snacks is the only vegan chip we’ve seen with a Beet and Vegan Goat Cheese flavor. These are what vegan cheese board dreams are made of. 
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13 Que Pasa Foods Nacho Tortilla Chips

Falling under the Nature’s Path corporation, these vegan nacho-infused tortilla chips are perfectly spicy, cheesy, and ultimately addictive. Bring on the chunky salsa and guac.  
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14 Enjoy Life Lentil Chips

Enjoy Life first entered our radar with its vegan mini chocolate morsels and chocolate baking chunks, but in the years since, we have fully embraced the savory side of this allergen-friendly vegan company. We’re in love with every flavor of these cheesy vegan snacks—from the Garlic & Parmesan to the Margherita Pizza. 
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16 Siete Grain Free Tortilla Chips

Not only does this allergen-friendly company make excellent vegan queso, it also produces cheesy vegan chips for dipping. Try the nacho, ranch, or fuego if you dare! 
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17 Vegan Dude Chips

Finally, a cheesy vegan ruffled chip! This wavy chip shape is the best vessel for dipping. Check out the Cheddar & Sour Cream, Cheese Pizza, and Pryo Hot. 
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18 Enlightened Bada Bean Bada Boom Chips

When it comes to these vegan Nacho Cheeze snacks, we want our beans to be crunchy. Who knew seasoned and baked fava beans could be so incredibly snackable? 
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Puffs

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19Peatos

We don’t have to tell you what iconic snack food Peatos seeks to replicate. These cheesy vegan puffs come in Fiery Hot and somewhat misleading No Cheese. The latter is indeed cheesy—they’re just made without dairy. These crispy cheese curls won Best New Product in 2022. We’re definitely addicted.  
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20 From the Ground Up Cheddar Cauliflower Stalks 

Just like the crackers from this vegan snacking company, these cheesy puffs contain cauliflower. Unlike your average puff, these “stalks” have a hole right down the center for an extra light and airy bite. 
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21 Beanfields Cracklins 

What’s a cracklin? They’re crunchy, crispy, crackly, and cheesy bits—essentially, the perfect snacking bite. Vegan cheese-infused varieties include Spicy Nacho, Ranch, and Aged White Cheddar. 
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22 PigOut Pigless Pork Rinds in Nacho Cheese

We have no idea how something so light and crispy can carry such a bold flavor. It’s easy to get to the bottom of the bag with these nacho cheese-spiked vegan pork rinds. 
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23LesserEvil Paleo Puffs 

You don’t run into paleo and vegan too often, but LesserEvil has combined the best of both food philosophies to create a deliciously cheesy vegan snack. The “No Cheese” Cheesiness Paleo Puffs are USDA certified organic, kosher, vegan, and paleo-approved. Note: avoid the very similar-looking No Cheese Power Curls. While they’re dairy-free, they contain egg whites.  
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24 Asha Pops Lily Seed Puffs

Puffed water lily seeds don’t sound all too craveable at first, but a handful of the Vegan Cheese flavored puffs will abruptly change your perspective of what is delicious. Bonus: each 100-calorie serving contains five grams of protein. Not bad for a tiny seed. 
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25 Ka-pop Dairy-free Cheddar Puffs

Remember those jumbo cheesy puffs that pleasantly disintegrated in your mouth if you let them sit on your tongue for a few seconds? These Dairy-Free Cheddar Puffs do the same thing. Long live childhood snacking days with Ka-pop puffs!
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26 The Daily Crave Beyond Puffs 

The name of these puffs pretty much sums it up: we crave these vegan snacks daily. The company offers two options to encompass both sides of the cheddar-loving spectrum: white cheddar and classic orange cheddar.
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27 Hippeas Puffs

Chickpeas seem to do it all—from aquafaba to these tasty puffs, their versatility extends galaxies beyond hummus and falafel. These light and crispy snacks come in slightly spicy Nacho Vibes and umami Vegan White Cheddar packs. 
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28 Spudsy Sweet Potato Puffs

The adorable sweet potato mascot enticed us to give these vegan snacks a try, but the taste and texture made us buy more. Since discovering this brand, we’ve tried all three cheesy puff varieties including Vegan Cheesy Cheddar and Vegan Sour Cream & Onion. 
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29 Earth Balance Puffs

Earth Balance has nailed vegan dairy. From its buttery sticks to these Vegan Aged White Cheddar Puffs, we wonder what dairy-based food it will tackle next.  
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30Eat Real Quinoa Puffs

Part chip, part puff, one hundred percent addictive. These delightfully crisp snacks come in a variety of shapes that remind us of Bugles, Sun Chips, and Cheetos. For a burst of cheesy flavor, try out the Chili Cheese Hummus Chips, White Cheddar Quinoa Corn Puffs, Sour Cream & Chive Quinoa Chips, White Cheddar Quinoa & Kale Puffs, and the Jalapeno & Cheddar Quinoa & Kale Puffs. 
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31 Vegan Rob’s Puffs

Winners of the VegNews Best New Vegan Products of 2019, Vegan Rob’s produces a medley of tantalizingly good vegan chips, crisps, and puffs. We are smitten with the Cheddar Puffs and fiery Dragon Puffs which remind us of a certain snack often touted by a walking talking cheetah with sunglasses. 
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Popcorn

32 LesserEvil Popcorn 

You could sprinkle nutritional yeast on your popcorn, or you can let LesserEvil do the work. The “No Cheese” Cheesiness Organic Popcorn is perfect straight from the bag. 
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32 Skinny Pop Popcorn

There are very few foods you can eat three-and-a-half cups worth that only equate to 150 calories. This snack may be extremely low in calories, but it’s high in vegan cheesy flavor. Opt for the white cheddar variety in the yellow bag, as the brand also makes a dairy-based age white cheddar flavor as well. 
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33 Bjorn Qorn

This vegan popcorn is as fun to eat as it is to say. Simply seasoned with sea salt and nutritional yeast, it achieves a cheesy taste without additives, colors, or ingredients we can’t pronounce. 
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34 Three Dads Cheezy Superfood Popcorn

When dads make popcorn, they sneak in protein and vitamins. This noochy snack contains four grams of protein per serving plus vitamins B1, 2, 3, 6, and 12. Despite this heavy nutrient load, all we taste is salty, cheesy goodness. 
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35 Noocheez Popcorn

Disclaimer: the name only refers to the ingredients—this popcorn packs a mouthful of cheesy taste into each crunchy kernel. The vegan cheese flavor is sprinkled with Himalayan pink salt which transforms your basic cheesy popcorn into a gourmet treat. 
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Other Cheesy Vegan Snacks

36 Brad’s Kale Chips

Brad is out to prove cheesy chips can be healthy with his raw vegan kale chips. These deliciously crackly bits of seasoned kale are air-dried instead of baked or fried. Cheesy options include Cheeze It Up, Low-salt Nacho, and Radical Ranch.
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37 Rhythm Superfoods Bites and Chips

Kale and cauliflower never tasted so good. Rhythm Superfoods has crunchified these veggies to make White Cheddar Cauliflower Bites, White Cheddar and Parmesan Broccoli Bites, and crunchy kale chips in Zesty Nacho and Kool Ranch. All are vegan, organic, and gluten-free!
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38 Kelly’s Croutons 

There are croutons, and then there are the divinely crunchy, expertly seasoned baked bread morsels made by Kelly. These are what all croutons should aspire to be. Forget the salad—these Gourmet Cheesy Garlic Croutons are meant to be devoured straight from the bag.
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For more about vegan snacks, read:
25 Accidentally Vegan Snacks You Can Find At Any Convenience Store 
The Best Snacks at Trader Joe’s
8 Healthy Vegan Snack Swaps

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