25 Vegan Cookies to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
Eating vegan doesn't mean you have to give up cookies. While they may not have any butter or eggs, vegan cookies can be just as decadent and rich as other baked goods. They're perfect for plant-based eaters or those with food allergies that want a special treat for dessert. Here are a few of our favorite recipes for warm and indulgent vegan cookies.
Vegan Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal, and Nut Cookies
These cookies are gooey and rich. Each bite is full of chocolate chips, oats, and some nuts for extra crunch.
Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
This recipe is kid-friendly and super easy to make. Feel free to customize the dough with add-ins, like shredded coconut or almonds.
Vegan Chocolate Fudge Cookies
These dark fudge cookies are rich and packed with chocolate for a depth of flavor. They take less than 30 minutes to make, so you won't need to wait long to dig in.
Amazing Vegan Oatmeal Cookies
Oat-packed cookies are sensational because they're soft and chewy in the inside, but have a crispy exterior on the edges.Add in spices, like cinnamon, and some dried fruit, like apricots, for a mix of sweet and spicy flavor.
Ready in just 20 minutes, these gingery cookies are fun for a spicier take on cookies.Roll in cinnamon sugar for that bit of sweetness and enjoy their soft and chewy texture.
Healthy Vegan Pumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pumpkin and oats give this thick cookies a heartier texture. "I've been making these for the past couple of weeks and they're amazing," says reviewer Ray.
Peanut Butter Bliss Cookies
Vegan, gluten-free, and full of rich peanut butter flavor, these cookies are soft and delicious, plus free from added sugars! Raisins and dates add a natural boost of sweetness.
Vegan Sugar Cookies
These vegan cookies can be cut int fun shapes and designs, making them perfect for for a birthday party or special occasion.
This recipe is great to make as a big batch and to keep on hand for more dense, on-the-go breakfast cookies. Applesauce is used to hold it all together and offer some sweetness.
Easy Vegan Gingerbread Cookies
Spicy and chewy in texture, these gingerbread cookies are wonderful for when you want something that smells like the holiday. Blend allspice, ginger, and cinnamon for a medley of delicious flavors.
Vegan Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies
Get a double dose of chocolate with these cocoa-infused chocolate chip cookies. "Super easy to make and delicious," says reviewer Amy Roth Souder. "I always triple the recipe because they go so fast!"
Perfect Vegan Sugar Cookies
Using a combination of vegan margarine and a few spoonfuls of coconut milk make for extra rich plant-based sugar cookies. Simply slice and bake, or use your favorite cookie cutters.
Vegan Chocolate Coconut Cookies
Featuring shredded coconut, oats, whole wheat flour, and almond butter, these vegan cookies are a wholesome treat you can feel good about.
Vegan Pumpkin Cookies
Love fluffy, cake-y cookies? Then this is the recipe for you. Full of earthy pumpkin flavor, each bite is accented with heady cinnamon and rich vanilla.
Healthy Banana Cookies
Five ingredients are all you need for these healthy banana cookies. The batter is made from a blend of bananas, oats, dates, vanilla, and vegetable oil, all of which bakes up in only 20 minutes.
Vegan Tahini Cookies
Just a handful of ingredients is all it takes to make these deliciously chewy vegan cookies. If you can't find grape molasses, which is available at Middle Eastern markets and online, you can use the same amount of honey if you aren't strictly vegan.
Vegan Cake Mix Cookies
Turn a box of cake mix into delicious vegan cookies with just a handful of ingredients that you're likely to have in your cupboard! Play around with different flavors by using a variety of cake mixes.
Gluten-Free Vegan Shortbread Cookies
Shortbread cookies are by nature very simple, with some recipes calling for just three ingredients -- flour, butter, and sugar. This vegan rendition is just as simple, using vegan margarine instead. If you aren't gluten free, you can use regular all-purpose flour in this recipe.
Oatmeal Chia Seed Cookies
A combination of coconut oil and applesauce instead of the usual butter make these cookies soft and moist. The addition of chia seeds gives them a bit of a health boost, too!
Vegan Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
These vegan crinkles are rich and chocolaty, staying true to the original recipe that calls for eggs.
Vegan Oatmeal Cookie Bars
Deliciously chewy, vegans and non-vegans alike will love these bar cookies. Reviewer Toytle says, "These were delicious! I'm not vegan but my in-laws are and I'll definitely be making these cookies again for them."
Easy Vegan Christmas Sugar Cookies
You don't have to wait for Christmas to enjoy these! Make these your go-to vegan sugar cookies, perfect for any holiday or even "just because."
Vegan Mexican Wedding Cookies
Vegan Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies
Soft and chewy, studded with chocolate chips, and totally vegan -- what's not to love about these cookies? If you prefer peanut butter, use it in place of almond butter for equally delicious results.
You-Won't-Believe-They're-Vegan Pumpkin Cookies
Soft pumpkin cookies packed with warming spices. Just like it says -- no one will believe these are vegan!
More Vegan Inspiration
Find loads more sweet vegan ideas for treats that everyone is sure to love, like these vegan pancakes.