Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes

Desserts without dairy can sometimes present a challenge, but not here! Browse 440+ trusted dairy-free dessert recipes like eggless milkless cake, peanut butter cookies, carrot cake, and more.

Staff Picks

Cherry Cheezecake

Rating: 4.58 stars
Great tasting cheesecake...fools even the most ardent dairy fans.

Eggless Milkless Butterless Cake

Rating: 4.48 stars
This is a spice type cake. It is from the depression era or war time rationing.

Fresh Pear Cake

Rating: 4.57 stars
This is the recipe that I like to use with the fresh pears that I get from my trees in late August. It's also lower in fat and cholesterol than most regular cakes.

Midnight Moon Cake

Rating: 4.35 stars
This moist chocolate cake from my grandma is glazed with lemon icing in an unusually great combination.

Molasses Cake

Rating: 4.45 stars
Serve warm with ice cream, frosted with cream cheese, or all by its lonesome. This cake is always a treat.

Killer Pumpkin Pie

Rating: 4.71 stars
My two boys have multiple food allergies and I wanted to try out pumpkin pie. They call this 'Killer Pumpkin Pie' because they say it tastes 'killer.' It's light and spicy and, dairy and soy free. It's fast and easy with a pressed crust which mixes in the pan.

Raisin Puffs

Rating: 4.75 stars
This soft cookie melts in your mouth. It's easy and quick to make too.

Molasses Sugar Cookies

Rating: 4.78 stars
These are a wonderful chewy spice cookie. They are drop cookies that keep very well. I make them at the beginning of the holiday season and they keep all the way to New Year's!

Best Carrot Cake Ever

Rating: 4.74 stars
A moist and flavorful recipe that makes a large quantity of cake. I have been hounded to make this cake time and time again.

Grandmother's Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 4.72 stars
This is the best Oatmeal Cookie I have ever tasted and is my family's favorite. This is a recipe that I have had for years that a friend of mine gave me.

German Apple Cake I

Rating: 4.57 stars
This German Apple Cake is a moist dense cake that keeps well. It has been a family favorite for twenty years.

Three Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: 4.38 stars
This recipe has just 3 ingredients. It's fast, easy and the cookies are wonderful! It's great for kids that are just learning to bake.

Inspiration and Ideas

Big Soft Ginger Cookies
Rating: Unrated
"You will not find a better, softer ginger cookie recipe!" – WENDYG
Best Carrot Cake Ever
Rating: Unrated
See how to make a rich and decadent carrot cake.

Grandma's Gingersnap Cookies

Rating: 4.75 stars

This melt-in-your-mouth ginger cookie recipe that I received from my grandmother has been enjoyed in my family since 1899.