With all these vegan holiday treats to try, there are bound to be some new favorites in the mix for you and your plant-based loved ones!
There are many reasons to make some sweet vegan recipes for the holidays. Maybe you're vegan, or a close family member is. Or maybe you are finding yourself out of eggs, milk, and/or butter, and you want to do some baking, immediately! Or maybe you're just a curious person in the kitchen who wants to tinker with what's available.
We have the solution. Well, 23 of them, in the form of vegan holiday treats recipes. Our best-of list runs the gamut from rich and chocolatey to spicy and crispy—and everything in between. You'd be surprised what you can veganize when it comes to baking and dessert-making. Most people can't tell the difference. Not only are these healthy treats good for holiday functions, but they are also great for meal prepping throughout the week.
Easy Vegan Desserts for the Holidays
What desserts do vegans eat on holidays?
It's really easy to have vegan desserts. Usually, they involve plant-based milk and butter (like Earth Balance, for example), along with the use of a flax egg. Sometimes vegan recipes will also be keto or gluten-free, so read these faves carefully. If you've got a lot of different kinds of eaters in your midst, you could probably accommodate many people quite easily with some of these recipes!
- Dark Chocolate Cinnamon Roasted Chickpea Bark
- Easy Almond Joy Cookies
- Low Carb Pecan Pie Bars
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Muffins
- and more...
No one will miss any of the milk, butter or eggs here in this vegan holiday treat.
This keto recipe is loaded with walnuts and almonds and calls for regular butter. Swap for plant-based!
They look like a combination of KIND bars and Snickers and taste better than both put together!
You may never ever go back to the store-bought ones again after making these vegan holiday treats.
Chickpeas covered in chocolate? Color us CURIOUS, and hungry! Protein with your dessert!
The keto/gluten-free cookie is just what it looks like. Swap a flax egg for the egg white and make it vegan.
It doesn't need to be a special occasion to make these amazing apple pie bars.
Continuing with the delicious bar theme, we bring you these pecan bars. Low-carb, too!
Is it hummus and healthy? Or brownies and not? Or is it both!? Try this vegan holiday treat and find out!
This doesn't even remotely look vegan. It looks like a cake-like peanut butter cup. And we like it that way.
Yay for gluten-free and vegan gingerbread cookies for the holidays!
Such dark and delicious chocolate action here in these brownies. Just use a flax egg instead and none will be the wiser.
Cinnamony, flaky, and dippable in chocolate? And vegan? Sign us up for these holiday treats.
Collagen makes chocolate healthy. It does. Really!
We bet you have most of the ingredients for this vegan holiday treat on hand already. Go check!
Take all the holiday treat flavors. And then add chocolate. Then cut them into squares. So good.
Make them once as a vegan treat and then make them again. All. Year. Long.
These donuts are all you need, any time of year, but they're extra special for the holidays.
Keep the ingredients for these on hand when you have unexpected company during the holidays.
Raw cashews and coconut cream make this an incredibly rich VEGAN cheesecake!
Say it with us. Vegan candy.
Make these for a snack. Or top some salads. A quick and easy holiday treat.
Aren't these just the cutest things? Make these and a few other desserts and you can make a sampler platter.