10 Yummy Vegan Holiday Dessert Recipes

Classic treats without the classic guilt. Well, maybe just a little less guilt. Here, our favorite food blogs share some of their best vegan desserts with a seasonal spin.

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Candy Cane Cake

It’s Candy Cane Cake from Meet the Shannons! Yes! Does anything scream “happy holidays!” more?

Courtesy Marina Delio

Christmas Sugar Cookies

Just because you’re leaving these vegan sugar cookies from Yummy Mummy Kitchen out for Santa doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them yourself. Bonus: Vegan batter means you can lick as much dough as you want without worrying about salmonella.

Courtesy Cheryl Malik

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Behold, this southern holiday favorite in the form of a single serving vegan cupcake from 40 Aprons, including a vegan take on traditional cream cheese frosting.

Courtesy Claryn Spies/Hell Yeah It's Vegan!

Vegan Pecan Pie

Pecan pie? Vegan pecan pie? You can thank Hell Yeah It’s Vegan for this gooey, chewy dessert recipe that dreams are made of.

Courtesy Mattie Hagedorn

Black and White Cookies

A New York classic, these black and white cookies from Vegan Baking are easier to make than they look … and supremely impressive to serve at or bring to holiday parties.

Courtesy FatFree Vegan Kitchen

Strawberry Mini Muffins

Serving holiday brunch? Delight guests with these light and tasty muffins from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen. The best part: They clock in at only 47 calories per muffin (with frosting!).

Peanut Butter Balls

Freshly dipped homemade chocolate peanut butter balls.
V J Matthew/ShutterstockThe woman behind Oh She Glows lightens up her vegan take on chocolate-covered peanut butter balls by cutting out powdered sugar and butter. Yep, you read that right.

Courtesy The Breakfast Drama Queen

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Mousse

Start Christmas morning on a sweet note with this decadent option from The Breakfast Drama Queen.

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Vegan Chocolate Cookies

Mmmm, chocolatey chocolate. When decadence is in order, try these cookies from Loving It Vegan. Not only are they vegan, but they bake in about 10 minutes.

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Courtesy Chow Vegan

Super Easy Peppermint Bark

For a recipe that’s classic, simple, and impressive, it’s all about the chocolate bark. This version from Chow Vegan uses only two ingredients: chocolate chips and candy canes.