Happy holidays! ‘Tis the season for all things gingerbread, hot cocoa, cinnamon, and peppermint. If you are looking to impress your guests or become Santa’s favorite stop this Christmas, I’ve got you covered. These 18 easy vegan desserts are perfect for any holiday gathering.
Browse my favorite one-bowl cookie recipes, no-bake dessert bars, chocolate truffles, and more. All of these seasonal treats are dairy-free + several are gluten-free, oil-free, and refined sugar-free!
Vegan Hot Chocolate Cookies
Enjoy a fun twist on the classic winter beverage with these Vegan Hot Chocolate Cookies! They taste just like the cozy drink in cookie form.
Vegan Sugar Cookies
Soft and chewy Vegan Sugar Cookies are always a good idea! There’s a reason this is a holiday classic. You can add frosting and holiday sprinkles for a festive appearance and kid-friendly activity.
Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Truffles
If you love candy canes and chocolate, these Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Truffles are the perfect treat for you! They are soft, fudgy, chewy, and made with wholesome ingredients.
Vegan Peanut Butter Blossoms
Calling all of my chocolate + peanut butter lovers! Enjoy a vegan-friendly version of the classic Peanut Butter Blossoms this holiday season.
Frosted Gingerbread Cookie Bars
Who needs boring gingerbread cookies when you can indulge in Vegan Frosted Gingerbread Cookie Bars instead? These ooey gooey, subtly-spiced cookie bars are topped with sweet dairy-free buttercream frosting.
No-Bake Pecan Pie Bars
No oven? No problem! Skip pecan pie and create these No-Bake Pecan Pie Bars instead. They are secretly healthy, refined sugar-free, vegan, and gluten-free. Talk about a guilt-free Christmas dessert!
Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
If you could wrap Christmastime into one festive cookie, this would be it! Vegan Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are loaded with cocoa, crushed candy canes, and a hint of peppermint extract.
Vegan Snickerdoodle Cookies
If you’re in the mood for sugar, spice, and everything nice this Christmas, these Vegan Snickerdoodle Cookies are perfect for you. They are soft and chewy, easy to make, and rolled in cinnamon sugar.
No-Bake Hazelnut Brownies
Hazelnuts are easily overlooked by the more popular winter flavors, but we cannot skip over these No-Bake Hazelnut Brownies. Not only are they vegan and gluten-free, but the recipe is also grain-free, keto-friendly, and paleo-friendly. If you want to eat healthy this Christmas, you found your match with this fudgy treat!
Chocolate Gingerbread Truffles
Can’t decide between cookies and truffles? Make these Chocolate Gingerbread Truffles for the best of both worlds! You’ll get to enjoy the flavor of gingerbread cookie dough while satisfying your chocolate cravings all at once.
No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread Bars
If you love shortbread, try these No-Bake Vegan Millionaire Shortbread Bars! The shortbread cookie dough is topped with sweet caramel and rich chocolate. It’s made with healthy ingredients like almond flour and nut butter.
Vegan Cinnamon Sugar Donuts
Light, fluffy, and sweet Vegan Cinnamon Sugar Donuts are perfect for Christmas morning or a post-dinner treat. Pair these freshly-baked donuts with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a deliciously indulgent dessert.
Vegan Hot Chocolate
No holiday season would be complete without a mug full of Vegan Hot Chocolate! If baked goods aren’t your thing, cozy up with this warm winter beverage instead. Be sure to add mini marshmallows or whipped cream on top.
Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
If you typically make pumpkin pie for Christmas, try Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies instead! They are ultra moist, soft-baked, and super easy to make.
Peppermint Mocha Smoothie Bowl
This one’s for all of my smoothie lovers! Enjoy a dessert-themed Peppermint Mocha Smoothie Bowl to satisfy your sweet tooth in a nutritious way. You can go all out with chocolate chips and crushed candy canes on top.
Gooey Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars
These Gooey Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars are a cross between cookie bars, blondies, and pumpkin pie all at once. Everyone loves this dessert, even if they don’t love pumpkin!
No-Bake Turtle Brownies
Can you believe these No-Bake Turtle Brownies are secretly made with healthy ingredients? The ingredients contain no flour, no refined sugar, and no eggs. The fudgy no-bake brownies are topped with salted date caramel, crunchy pecans, and mini chocolate chips.
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
And, last but not least, Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies! You can never go wrong with this classic cookie recipe. It is the #1 most popular recipe on my blog, as well as my personal favorite dessert. Out of all the treats I’ve ever made, my family requests this one every single year. There’s just something special about a warm, gooey, freshly-baked chocolate chip cookie. 🙂
I hope you found the perfect Christmas dessert to enjoy this holiday season! I am wishing you all a happy, safe, and healthy holiday spent with your loved ones. xoxo
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