These lovingly decorated gingerbread cookies aren’t just vegan but also gluten-free and lower in sugar! They taste just like the traditional holiday cookie, can be made into any shape you like and feature a homemade icing made from chickpea liquid.
These gingerbread cookies are wonderfully spiced and ready in 30 minutes total.
Let’s face it, no Christmas cookie list is complete without lots of gingerbread recipes! If you’re into traditional German recipes, make this “Elisenlebkuchen” consisting of cozily spiced gingerbread cookies covered in chocolate.
Featuring ingredients like dates, lemon zest, orange juice, ground nuts and wafers, this recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!
These easy chocolate-dipped vegan ginger cookies are warm, savory and really earthy. They are sweetened with maple syrup and feature lots of wintery spices from nutmeg to allspice, cloves and molasses!
If you like the sound of that, try these soft pillowy cookies with a crisp exterior.
30+ Delicious Vegan Christmas Cookies (Healthy & Easy)
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
From classic to fun, healthy and easy-to-make: these hand-selected vegan Christmas cookies will be a true hit with the whole family this season! The following snickerdoodle cookie dough balls make for delightful and healthier treats during the holidays and are ready to enjoy in no time.
Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Balls
½ cup almond butter (125 g)
¼ cup maple syrup (80 g)
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
¾ cup almond flour (80 g)
⅓ cup brown sugar (60 g)
1.5 tablespoons cinnamon
Pinch of salt
Combine almond butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt in a bowl, using a spoon.
Gradually add almond flour and mix again until everything’s smooth and homogenous. You can use a hand mixer for better results!
Put brown sugar and cinnamon into a small bowl and stir to combine.
Pinch off small bites from the dough and roll into little balls.
Coat them in the cinnamon-sugar mixture and place them on a parchment paper-lined sheet.
Repeat until around 15 balls have been formed and coated. Place your sheet into the fridge and store the snickerdoodle cookie dough balls for up to 5 days or enjoy at your convenience.
You can use any liquid vegan sweetener for this recipe.
Feel free to swap almond flour for oat flour and almond butter for cashew butter!
Flatten out the dough balls on parchment paper and add crisscrosses with a fork to create super easy no-bake cookies!
Find 30+ more easy vegan Christmas cookies and balls in the article above.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!
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Alena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.