Treat yourself and your family to these delicious vegan Christmas desserts! From quick and easy ideas to more elaborate and festive picks, this list has you covered.
Is Christmas your favorite time of year, too? Scrumptious cookies, hearty family dinners, and finger-licking-good food. Plus, let’s not forget about cozy drinks!
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That’s not any different if you’re vegan! Lots of familiar treats, from cakes to ice cream, beverages, and truffles, everything can be made vegan-friendly.
This article will have you drool over delicious fall-inspired desserts featuring lots of chocolate, pumpkin, apple, and cozy spices! Enjoy.
Best Vegan Christmas Desserts
Vegan Chocolate Mousse Cake
Our rich and chocolatey mousse cake is the perfect balance between decadent yet not too heavy or overly sweet and it makes for a great holiday dessert.
Secretly high in protein, it features a cookie crust and sugar-free vegan mousse that just needs refrigeration for an hour until it’s ready to serve.
Chocolate Coconut Truffles
These little snowballs require only 4 ingredients and 15 minutes of preparation time to make! They are melt-in-your-mouth delicious, low in sugar and make for great edible gifts.
You need to try these rich and intensely coconutty little treats!
Vegan Gingerbread Christmas Trifle
From the vegan gingerbread sponge to the generous drizzle of butterscotch sauce and the adorable gingerbread cookies decoration, this vegan gingerbread trifle is the perfect vegan Christmas dessert! It’s surprisingly easy to make, can be prepared in advance, and is infinitely delicious.
Festive Vegan Mince Pie Pops
You need to make these vegan mince pie pops during the holiday season this year! They make the most adorable Christmas gifts for friends, family, and neighbors.
Vegan Eggnog Cheesecake
A boozy remake of a classic festive drink, with a twist! The creamy "eggnog" cheesecake filling is infused with whiskey, nutmeg, and vanilla, and served on a buttery pecan cinnamon crust.
Vegan Christmas Tree Cupcakes
Young and old alike will be stunned by these fantastic Christmas tree cupcakes! They look super festive yet are surprisingly easy, fun to make, and even more fun to eat.
Vegan Skillet Cookie Cake
This delicious vegan cookie cake is the perfect combination of a moist cookie and scrumptious, slightly sweet cake that can be dressed up to your liking!
Featuring accessible staple ingredients, it’s fiber-rich, high in protein and such a crowd-pleaser. Serve with vegan frosting or a dollop of homemade ice cream!
Easy Vegan Pecan Pie
From just looking at this scrumptious vegan pecan pie, you wouldn’t think that it’s actually grain-free, gluten-free, oil-free and refined sugar-free!
Only 8 delicious and healthy plant-based ingredients such as coconut milk or white sweet potatoes and 15 minutes of prep time are needed to make this nutrient- and flavor-dense Christmas treat happen.
Vegan Christmas Pudding
This gorgeous and fuss-free vegan Christmas pudding is made with all the delicious winter fruit – Medjool dates, golden sultanas, dried cranberries and pears.
Very easily customizable, you can add your favorite Christmas fixings to this recipe, such as prunes, orange zest or cherries.
Vegan Chocolate Yule Log
Traditionally made with dairy and eggs, this French yule log (Bûche de Noël) is completely plant-based and the perfect vegan-friendly Christmas treat for the whole family!
It’s super festive, decadent and really beautiful to look at if you spread the chocolate ganache in rustic lines like a tree bark.
Festive Chocolate Peppermint Tart
A creamy chocolate filling set in a simple crust and topped with whipped coconut cream and crushed candy canes – what could spread more holiday cheer than this delectable vegan chocolate peppermint tart? Try it this year.
Vegan Pumpkin Mousse
This healthy and easy vegan pumpkin mousse only requires 4 simple ingredients plus a few spices like cinnamon, ginger, or nutmeg.
It uses a coconut cream and pumpkin (that one was obvious) base and tastes amazing on its own – or you can go crazy with toppings, such as nuts, pecan crumble, granola or coconut whipped cream!
Vegan Monkey Bread
Looking for the most gooey vegan monkey bread? Follow this recipe to make this classic dessert from scratch. Everyone will love the super soft cinnamon roll bites baked in a sticky caramel sauce!
Caramel Apple Crumble Pie
A buttery spelt and coconut oil crust is topped with heaps of spiced Granny Smith apples and mounds of oat-packed crumble in this cozy comfort dessert! Serve it during the holidays with generous drizzles of caramel sauce.
Vegan Crème Brûlée
Special occasions call for special desserts! With a thin and crispy caramel layer and a fresh vanilla custard, these French-inspired vegan crèmes brûlées taste like the real thing — now is the time to try them.
Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake
This vegan pumpkin cheesecake is the ideal blend between pumpkin pie and creamy cheesecake! Nobody will notice that this is an entirely plant-based dessert and, instead, gobble it up during any Christmas celebration.
Spiced Fruit Christmas Wreath
This vegan Christmas wreath tastes just like a fruit mince pie, featuring all the cozy spices from cinnamon and nutmeg to ginger, orange, and cloves. It’s read in one hour total and looks so festive!
Vegan Cinnamon Rolls
Can you imagine a better smell filling your kitchen than that from warm, fluffy and nutty vegan cinnamon rolls?
Our easy and wholesome recipe has only 8 basic ingredients plus all the wintery spices you want.
Vegan Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes
These festive vegan cupcakes feature a rich chocolate bottom and creamy peppermint frosting with crushed candy canes.
This gluten-free recipe is made with everyday kitchen staples and results in moist and fluffy Christmas cupcakes the whole family will love!
Vegan Gingerbread Cake
Heavily spiced, deeply dark, and slightly sticky, this festive vegan gingerbread cake is a wonderful Christmas dessert idea!
The delicious base is smothered in huge rivers of orange glaze and can be decorated with fresh rosemary springs, cranberries, or other holiday-approved items.
Healthy Gingerbread Bliss Balls
Looking for a truly easy and healthy vegan Christmas recipe? These gingerbread bliss balls will be for you!
You can make them within just 10 minutes or less (depending on your rolling skills) and they are so easy to customize to your taste or dietary preferences. Plus, they can be prepped in advance!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
The kids will love these scrumptious vegan cookie bars with holiday sprinkles! This easy and fun dessert idea is so easy to make, perfect for bringing with you to any gathering, and can be customized to your needs.
Vegan Candy Cane Macarons
These beautiful candy cane macarons are perfect for Christmas! Decorated with crushed candy cane pieces and filled with peppermint buttercream, they are delectable treats for vegans and non-vegans alike.
Homemade Vegan Peppermint Bark
Make your favorite holiday treat vegan-friendly with this easy recipe! Fun to make and great as a DIY gift, this sweet chocolate and mint combination is just perfect during Christmas.
Try this easy and delicious recipe that’s top-8 allergy-free so that pretty much everyone can enjoy it!
Vegan Christmas Chocolates
Super easy to make and actually good for you, these chocolate peanut butter Christmas treats are a great pick-me-up during the busy holidays.
Completely whole food plant-based, no oil or gluten, and slowly melting in your mouth… kids and grown-ups alike will love them! Another great dessert nobody will notice is actually vegan.
More Vegan Holiday Recipes
If you liked these vegan Christmas dessert ideas, be sure to check out the following plant-based holiday recipes next!
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- 30+ Vegan Halloween Recipes
- 50 Vegan Easter Recipes
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25+ Festive Vegan Christmas Desserts for the Whole Family
Treat yourself and your family to these delicious vegan Christmas desserts! From quick and easy ideas to more elaborate and festive picks, this list has you covered. The following hot chocolate is a must during the holiday season!
Homemade Hot Chocolate
- 2 cups dairy-free milk (480 ml)
- 2 tablespoon sugar
- 4 oz dark vegan chocolate, melted (113 g)
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- Vegan whipped cream or marshmallows, optional
- Place soy milk and sugar in a small saucepan and whisk to combine. Warm over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until little bubbles form.
- Turn off the heat and add the melted chocolate and vanilla extract. Whisk until well combined, then adjust to taste preferences.
- Top with whipped cream or marshmallows and serve warm!
- We like to use soy milk for this recipe but oat milk also works.
- Nutrition information has automatically been calculated without any toppings.
- Find 25+ more vegan Christmas desserts in the article above!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 3 Serving Size: ⅓ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 274Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 36mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 2gSugar: 33gProtein: 4g
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!
2 thoughts on “25+ Festive Vegan Christmas Desserts”
Oh my!! I didn’t see one recipe I didn’t want to try, lol! I may be busy this pre-Christmas season. :-}
Thank you for making this mostly vegan’s life so much more delicious! I always look forward to your emails. :-)
aww thanks so much for this lovely comment! Creating this article resulted in serious cravings on our end, too ;)