5 Great Vegan Christmas Cookies

Some people think adhering to a vegan diet means you have to leave Santa carrots and water. These cookie recipes show that’s clearly not true! Check out the following options you can offer Santa this year to wash down with a glass of almond milk.

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Vegan Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies
This vegan take on the classic gingerbread man means you can share the fun of decorating gingerbread men with your kids- and then eating the cookies head first! You can also use this recipe for eggless royal icing to decorate your men! It’s even strong enough to hold a gingerbread house together. Just use extra water or milk to loosen the paste to the desired consistency. 


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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Fresh Cranberries (also Gluten Free!)

One of the freshest tasting cookies we’ve found are made from this recipe. The pop of cranberry gives it a brilliant red hue in addition to another level of flavor and texture. If oatmeal cookies are your Santa’s thing, you should definitely give these a try.


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Chocolate Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies
The internet is all about cute Pinteresty food recipes. If you pin cookies all day, chances are this one is at the top of your board! They’re fairly simple to make, have the awesome flavor addition of the salt crystals to complement the sweet chocolate, and look like adorable reindeer when you’re done. These are fun to make for kids of all ages.


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No-Bake Vegan Thumbprint Cookies (also Gluten Free and Paleo!)

Are your little ones still too tiny to have around the oven, but big enough to want to help out in the kitchen? Try these no-bake thumb-print cookies with homemade strawberry and raspberry jam! They’re healthy, fun, and safe for little ones to make, but the best part is that they’re delicious!

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Chewy Molasses Spelt Cookies with Candied Ginger
If you’re feeling adventurous with your flavors, check out this recipe. Candied ginger is also super easy to make if you’d like to make your own instead of using a pre-packaged version.

Which cookies are your favorite? Try out some of these recipes and let us know in the comments section! If you have a vegan cookie recipe of your own, feel free to share it. We love hearing from you!

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