9 Vegan Christmas Dessert Alternatives

Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

Make traditional gingerbread cookies with plant-based ingredients such as vegan butter and egg substitutes. Sprinkle with dairy-free icing and sprinkles to finish.

Vegan Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

Make rich chocolate cupcakes with a peppermint twist. Crush candy canes and top with vegan peppermint frosting.

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Make a creamy and spiced pumpkin pie with a dairy-free pie crust and egg substitutes like flaxseeds or silken tofu.

Vegan Apple Crisp

Sliced apples are topped with a crumbly oat and nut topping made with vegan butter. Serve with dairy-free vanilla ice cream while still warm.

Vegan Coconut Snowballs

Make snowballs out of coconut and nuts, sweetened with maple syrup or agave nectar. For a snowy finish, roll them in shredded coconut.

Vegan Pecan Pie Bars

Enjoy the flavors of pecan pie in a vegan bar form. For the crust, use coconut oil or vegan margarine, and for the filling, combine dates and maple syrup.

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Mousse

To make a rich and creamy chocolate mousse, combine ripe avocados, cocoa powder, sweetener, and a splash of vanilla. Allow to cool before serving.

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Bake fluffy cinnamon rolls with a plant-based dough and dairy-free butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Serve with a vegan cream cheese icing on top.

Vegan Eggnog

Using almond or coconut milk, sweeteners, and warm spices like nutmeg and cinnamon, make a dairy-free and egg-free version of traditional eggnog.