Plant-Based Eating

20 Christmas Cookies for Vegan Santa

Christmas is a holiday that is very “food centered”. Yes, we all know about the gifts, but really, it’s the food that can really make this holiday special. Peppermint, gingerbread, mulled cider/wine, eggnog, cheese logs, and cookies!

Growing up, my family was one of the many that had the tradition of making Christmas cookies. It was a heart-warming family activity that soon became a pastime as we got older. Since becoming vegan, I’ve really noticed how the holidays can be a challenge. As food being such a central focus, many vegans feel isolated and excluded from many of these food traditions, myself included.

Taking it upon myself, I came up with a list of cookies that are vegan but are just as tasty as your average dairy filled cookie. Traditional favorites such as gingerbread men and snickerdoodles, with some unique flavors added in. It’s a way to include everyone in the tradition of baking cookies for Christmas.

So here are 20 cookies you can enjoy with friends and family, just make sure to leave out a plate for Santa along with some vegan eggnog.

 

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Gingerbread cookies via Emilie Eats

Gingerbread Cookies

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Sugar Cookies via Nerdy Momma 

Sugar Cookies

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Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies via My Darling Vegan

Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies 

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Snickerdoodle Cookies via Making Thyme for Health

Snickerdoodle Cookies 

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Salted Caramel Coconut Cookies via My Natural Family

Salted Caramel Coconut Thumbprint Cookies

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Danish Butter Cookies via Wallflower Kitchen

Danish “Butter” Cookies

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Thin Mints via The Pretty Bee 

Thin Mints

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Chocolate Chip Cookies via Baker by Nature

Chocolate Chip Cookies 

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Peanut Butter Cookie via Where you get Your Protein 

Peanut Butter Cookies

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies via The Emotional Baker

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies via My Darling Vegan

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

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Hazelnut Chocolate Sandwich Cookies via A Healthy Life for Me

Hazelnut Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

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Orange Cinnamon Cookies via Vegan Heaven

Orange Cinnamon Cookies

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Thumbprint Cookies via Paleo Running Momma

Thumbprint Cookies 

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Spiced Christmas Cookies via Well and Full

Spiced Christmas Cookies

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Eggnog Cheesecake Cookies via My Darling Vegan

Eggnog Cheesecake Thumbprint Cookies 

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Cranberry Bliss Cookies via The Emotional Baker

Cranberry Bliss Cookies 

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Snowball Cookies via Living Sweet Moments 

Snowball Cookies 

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Oatmeal Cookies via Loving It Vegan

Oatmeal Cookies 

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Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies via Where you get your Protein 

Double Chocolate Brownie Cookie 

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Egg Nog via Create Mindfully 

Egg Nog

 

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