When nothing but the best easy vegan Christmas desserts will do, this collection of recipes has it all! Your vegan Christmas baking just got a whole lot easier with the best 4 ingredient vegan dessert recipes, vegan GF cookie recipes, and all the cakes you could ask for!
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Easy Vegan Desserts
Nothing says the holiday season like lots of sweet treats! Whether it's a yule log, candy canes, or fruit cake, the festive season is full of ways to satisfy your sweet tooth with delicious holiday flavor!
So this Christmas season, you'll be ready with this collection of easy vegan desserts for your holiday table! This is only the best vegan Christmas recipes good enough to be your holiday desserts! Read on to find the perfect vegan Christmas dessert for you!
What do vegans eat at Christmas?
Whether your vegan Christmas dinner menu includes a low key main course like Sweet Potato Patties with Chickpeas and Creamy Avocado Sauce, a cocktail like my Mistletoe Margarita Recipe, or a light side dish like my Vegan Couscous Salad with Chickpeas, your meal isn't complete without one of these yummy vegan Christmas desserts! This collection has options for everyone to enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions
Vegans can enjoy any desserts that don't contain animal products such as eggs, dairy, honey, or gelatin. When making vegan desserts, it's also a good idea to make sure the sugars you use are vegan-friendly. White and brown sugar can sometimes be processed with animal products, so look for natural or organic sugar, and check labels to be sure!
Popular Christmas desserts include cheesecake, gingerbread cake, peppermint cookies, and fudge! This list of vegan desserts for Christmas is sure to include a favorite of yours too!
You'll want to look for a chocolate that doesn't contain any dairy products -- you can find a lot of vegan dark chocolate varieties, but check labels to be certain.
Vegan Gingerbread Loaf Cake
Best vegan gingerbread loaf cake is so festive! Easy vegan ginger cake with orange glaze! Try this vegan gingerbread cake recipe this year!
Vegan Pineapple Upside Down Cake
A moist, fluffy vegan pineapple cake topped with a caramelized pineapple and maraschino cherry topping!
Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies
Three ingredient almond flour peanut butter cookies - vegan and gluten free! Maple syrup, almond flour, and peanut butter are all you'll need for these almond flour peanut butter cookies -- keto option included!
Vegan Olive Oil Cake with Lemon and Pistachio
This vegan olive oil cake is so easy to make and is always a hit! So moist and flavorful, and topped with crunchy toasted pistachios, it's a must-bake!
Almond Lemon Cookies
Soft, delicious almond lemon cookies with a bright lemon glaze! And we’re making these lemon almond shortbread cookies with almond flour and maple syrup, so they’re vegan, gluten free, dairy free, and are made without refined sugars!
Fruit Charcuterie Board
This simple fruit charcuterie board is one of my favorite unique charcuterie board ideas! If you like a cookie charcuterie board or a savory charcuterie board, you’ll love this fruit board platter! I also include lots of fruit board ideas!
Vegan Coconut Cake
The best vegan coconut cake with a rich lime glaze! This egg and dairy free coconut cake recipe is a deliciously easy celebration dessert! You'll love this vegan coconut and lime cake!
Gluten-Free Apple Crisp
This quick and easy apple crisp recipe is not only gluten-free but vegan as well! Enjoy it for Christmas morning breakfast, brunch, a snack, or dessert!
Vegan Chocolate Tart with Almond Oat Crust
A rich, vegan chocolate tart recipe that will impress your family and friends. This delicious, show stopping, gluten-free dessert is the perfect recipe to fix any chocolate cravings you may have!
Easy Oreo Cheesecake
This Oreo Cheesecake is so delicious, baked in an Oreo crust; so easy to make no one will even believe it's vegan and gluten free.
Instant Pot Pear Applesauce
This easy, healthy pear applesauce has no added sugar so it's the perfect holiday treat when you want something light! Plus, it cooks up so quick in the Instant Pot!
Stewed Apples (No Sugar Added)
Warm, cinnamon and ginger spiced stove-top apples for a breakfast topper or guilt-free dessert!
Vegan Mincemeat Bars
A crunchy, oaty biscuit base and crumble topping are filled with sweet, fruity filling. It can all be made in one bowl and is much easier than rolling out pastry!
Vegan Monkey Bread
Gooey, pull-apart, delicious Vegan Monkey Bread is probably the most fun dessert to make and eat! Perfect for a holiday dessert.
Instant Pot Apple Butter
This no peel instant pot apple butter recipe is the perfect treat this festive season! It’s a super easy instant pot apple butter, small batch or a bit larger for giving as gifts!
Vegan Gingerbread Cheesecake
Baked vegan gingerbread cheesecake which is utterly creamy, indulgent and perfect for Christmas. This festive dessert has no nuts and no tofu. And it's great for using leftover gingerbread cookies and even stale gingerbread houses!
Blackberry Apple Crisp
This blackberry apple crisp is the perfect Christmas dessert and especially good with a little vegan ice cream! It's healthy and hearty and comes together in around an hour, with most of that being oven time.
No-Bake Chocolate Candy Cane Fudge
Smooth, creamy, and no tempering required. This candy cane chocolate fudge is made is a 4 ingredient vegan dessert that's topped with more crushed candy canes for a festive indulgence. Plus, it stays solid at room temperature!
Low Carb Vegan Cranberry Tart
One of the best vegan cranberry dessert recipes, this low carb vegan cranberry tart with a chocolate almond flour crust is a colorful and delicious holiday dessert. A slice of this cranberry tart is a great end to a meal!
Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Cookies are gooey and chewy! These cookies are grain free, gluten free, vegan and dairy free. They also taste like a cross between a cookie and a brownie!
Vegan Apple Crumble
Bursting full of apple flavor, this apple crumble is so delicious that nobody will even realize it's vegan!
Hojarascas (Mexican Shortbread Cookies)
Hojarascas are yummy Mexican shortbread cookies covered in a sweet cinnamon and sugar coating. Make a few dozen because one batch is just never enough.
Chocolate Peppermint Cake (Vegan)
This festive vegan and gluten free Chocolate Peppermint Cake is the perfect show-stopping holiday dessert! It's easier to make than it looks, and nobody will ever know it's vegan and gluten free!
Vegan Chocolate Orange Crinkle Cookies
These cookies will satisfy any sweet tooth. They're soft and fudgy and full of festive dark chocolate and orange flavor. They're so delicious that no one will ever guess that they're dairy free!
Gluten Free Thumbprint Cookies
These gluten free thumbprint cookies are like buttery shortbread cookies with jammy cranberry sauce centers! It's also dairy free, egg free, and vegan! The best way to use up leftover cranberry sauce!
Chocolate Hazelnut Balls
Chocolate hazelnut balls are easy, no-bake, and made in one bowl! These bliss balls are the perfect sweet treat for a snack or holiday party!
Easy Vegan Turtles
These vegan turtles are easy to make with just 3 simple ingredients! All you need to make them is dates, chocolate and pecans. They’re perfect for the holidays!
Gooey Vegan Christmas Brownies
These gooey vegan Christmas brownies are the best fusion Christmas treat ever! And if you’re ever asked whether to have another brownie or another mince pie, well now you can have both.
Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
These delicious vegan oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are so easy to make! They only use one bowl, and you can make a batch in just 25 minutes!
Holiday Yogurt Bark
This holiday yogurt bark is an easy and delicious cold treat. Make it festive by adding chopped pistachios and dried cranberries.
A British favorite with layers upon layers of vegan sponge cake, mixed berry compote, vegan custard, vegan whipped cream and fresh fruit. Dessert doesn't get better than this!
This Vegan Risalamande is a traditional Danish Christmas dessert that is absolutely delicious and made without dairy! This easy gluten-free sweet rice pudding comes together quickly and easily.
Vegan Millionaire Shortbread
This vegan millionaire shortbread recipe is sweet, simple, and ready in an hour! I'll show you how to make a vegan shortbread crust, caramel center and chocolate topping using 7 ingredients.
Vegan No-Bake Cranberry Cheesecake
This vegan cranberry cheesecake is a total showstopper and yet so easy to prepare! This creamy vegan graham cracker dessert has a tangy, rich filling that even non-vegans love.
Vegan Banana Gingerbread
You can forget about saving this cake because it wont last minutes after it’s out of the oven. This recipe size is perfect for small families, but you can easily double the recipe and bake a full loaf.
Greek Style Gingerbread Cookies (No Chill, No Spread)
Mavrodaphne wine adds a Greek twist to an all-time favorite Christmas cookie! These vegan gingerbread cookies are slightly crunchy on the outside and chewy inside. They are easy to make and hold their shape perfectly. This recipe is also a real time-saver because you don’t need to chill the dough!
Vegan Chocolate Truffles
Incredibly gooey vegan chocolate truffles made with the best vegan chocolate ganache and coated with cocoa powder. They are rich, super chocolatey and melt in your mouth.
Snowman Meringue Cookies
These snowman-shaped Vegan Meringue Cookies will be a hit at your next wintertime gathering. They are sweet, crisp, airy and completely adorable!
Tembleque (Coconut Pudding from Puerto Rico)
Tembleque is a Puerto Rican coconut pudding that's flavored with cinnamon, orange, and warm spices.
Eggless Coffee Cake
This eggless coffee cake is moist, fluffy, and topped with a crisp cinnamon streusel. An easy-to-make wholesome treat that is ready in 40 minutes. This healthy coffee cake also happens to be vegan and gluten-free, too!
Spiced Tequila Poached Pears with Orange Pomegranate Sauce
Pears poached in spiced tequila get drenched in an orange pomegranate sauce infused with triple sec. These Spiced Tequila Poached Pears with Orange Pomegranate Sauce makes a lovely dessert for your holiday table!
Vegan Blueberry Cobbler
This tangy, fruity blueberry cobbler is topped with a buttery homemade pie crust and goes perfectly with a scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream!
Almond Thumbprint Cookies
Perfectly soft, chewy delicious vegan almond thumbprint cookies. Gluten-free, no sugar, low carb healthy cookies that are absolutely delicious, perfect for the holidays and ready in just 30 minutes.
Vegan Aquafaba Chocolate Mousse
This Vegan Aquafaba Chocolate Mousse made without Egg Whites and No Dairy is a chocolate-lover dream dessert - whether you are vegan or not. Decadent and indulgent, this 3 ingredient chocolate mousse makes an absolutely delicious dessert.
Vegan Walnut Snowball Cookies
This delicious Walnut Snowball Cookies recipe is vegan, easy to make, and delicious! Made with walnut oil, it's the perfect Christmas cookie recipe for parties!
Chewy Vegan Caramels
Rich, sweet, buttery, soft and most importantly chewy caramels that use ZERO dairy. Yes, it can be done! It’s a Christmas miracle and you’ll be eating it by the pound.
Vegan Chocolate Mousse
Chocolate mousse is always a very popular choice at a special occasion. This easy vegan version is ready in minutes, with just a few everyday ingredients.
This Pangiallo Romano Recipe, literally “Roman Yellow Bread,” is a Roman dessert typically prepared on the Winter Solstice day as a good omen hoping that the sun will return soon. For this reason, it has a golden crust. It has a lot of ingredients, but it is effortless and fast to prepare.
Vegan Snickerdoodle Cookies
These are the BEST vegan snickerdoodle cookies! They're slightly crispy on the outside but soft and chewy on the inside—just the way classic snickerdoodles should be! They're also made oil-free for a healthier spin on the traditional recipe, but you wouldn't even know it!