The VegNews 2021 Holiday Vegan Cookie Contest

Enter the annual VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest, and share your cherished cookie with the world!


Our wildly popular VegNews Holiday Vegan Cookie Contest is back, and we can’t wait to find the best holiday cookie recipe on the planet! Do you have a perfected vegan cookie recipe that puts the Sugar Plum fairies to shame? Whether it’s your grandmother’s gingerbread or a recipe inspired by whatever ingredients happen to be in your kitchen, we’re looking for the best holiday cookies on the planet. So bust out your best apron, your biggest tub of vegan butter, and your favorite egg replacer, and show us how your holiday cookie crumbles. Dazzle VegNews editors with your sweet treat, and you might win an Ultimate Vegan Winter Latte Kit from Laird Superfood (filled with plant-based coffees, creamers, teas, milks, and even a milk frother)—plus your recipe showcased on and across all of our social media. 

Enter now!

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Submit your vegan holiday cookie recipe by December 25 @ midnight PST. Have more than one favorite? Enter as many as you’d like! All cookie recipe submissions must be original.
  2. VegNews editors will choose 10 finalists and bake like crazy to determine our favorite holiday cookies.
  3. The top three vegan cookies of 2021 will be announced January 4 and shared on and across all of our social media.

So what do you win if you’re one of our top three winning cookies? The sweetest, most handy vegan latte kit from our friends at Laird Superfood! Inside your kit will be an array of superfood coffees, plant-based creamers, matcha tea, chai tea, hot chocolate, oat milk, sweeteners, and, of course, a milk frother to create dreamy winter lattes. From everyone at VegNews, good luck!

Enter now!

The results of the 2021 Holiday Vegan Cookie Contest Winners are in!
First Place: Vegan Brown Butter Bourbon Salted Chocolate Chip Cookies
Second Place: Vegan Peppermint Mocha Crunch Chocolate Chip Cookies
Third Place: Vegan Peppermint Nutella Shortbread Cookies

For more holiday vegan cookie recipes, read: 
The Winners of the 2018 VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest The Winners of the 2017 VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest
The Winners of the  2015 VegNews Holiday Cookie Contest