10 Yummy Vegan Holiday Dessert Recipes
Classic treats without the classic guilt. Well, maybe just a little less guilt. Here, our favorite food blogs share some of their best vegan desserts with a seasonal spin.
Candy Cane Cake
Courtesy Annie Shannon/MeetTheShannons.com
It’s Candy Cane Cake from Meet the Shannons! Yes! Does anything scream “happy holidays!” more?
Christmas Sugar Cookies
Courtesy Marina Delio
Just because you’re leaving these vegan sugar cookies from Yummy Mummy Kitchen out for Santa doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them yourself. Bonus: Vegan batter means you can lick as much dough as you want without worrying about salmonella.
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Courtesy Cheryl Malik
Behold, this southern holiday favorite in the form of a single serving vegan cupcake from 40 Aprons, including a vegan take on traditional cream cheese frosting.
Vegan Pecan Pie
Courtesy Claryn Spies/Hell Yeah It's Vegan!
Pecan pie? Vegan pecan pie? You can thank Hell Yeah It’s Vegan for this gooey, chewy dessert recipe that dreams are made of.
Black and White Cookies
Courtesy Mattie Hagedorn
A New York classic, these black and white cookies from Vegan Baking are easier to make than they look … and supremely impressive to serve at or bring to holiday parties.
Strawberry Mini Muffins
Courtesy FatFree Vegan Kitchen
Serving holiday brunch? Delight guests with these light and tasty muffins from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen. The best part: They clock in at only 47 calories per muffin (with frosting!).
Peanut Butter Balls
Oh She Glows lightens up her vegan take on chocolate-covered peanut butter balls by cutting out powdered sugar and butter. Yep, you read that right.
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Mousse
Courtesy The Breakfast Drama Queen
Start Christmas morning on a sweet note with this decadent option from The Breakfast Drama Queen.
Deep Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies
Courtesy Joshua Katcher/thediscerningbrute.com
Mmmm, chocolatey chocolate. When decadence is in order, try these cookies from The Discerning Brute. Not only are they vegan, they’re gluten free too. So you can have your cookie and eat it too!
Super Easy Peppermint Bark
Courtesy Chow Vegan
For a recipe that’s classic, simple, and impressive, it’s all about the chocolate bark. This version from Chow Vegan uses only two ingredients: chocolate chips and candy canes.