Christmas Desserts Vegan Edition

With Christmas being one of the biggest (and most food-centric) holidays, here are some ways to keep it delicious and eco-friendly this year.

It may be hard converting your family to your dairy-free ways, so we decided to go with the most delicious recipes we could find. The best way to introduce eco-friendly eating to people is to give them foods and desserts that remind them of the old things they know and love.

So, these are NOT going to be healthy desserts (sorry…not sorry?) But go all out this season and wow your family and friends with plant based living!

Here are five show-stopping desserts to amaze your family this year, and hopefully get them to consider incorporating more vegan treats into their lives!

Gingerbread cake with caramel frosting

This recipe is perfect for the holidays, and it uses dates in the batter and white sweet potato in the frosting! No refined sugar here.

Sugar Cookies

Everyone needs a standard sugar cookie recipe this season; this one is as close to traditional as you’ll get!

Pecan sticky buns

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Vegan cinnamon rolls have grown to be so popular in the past few years, so mix it up with these pecan sticky buns!

Pumpkin bread

Pumpkin spice season isn’t over yet! Whip up this easy, customizable pumpkin bread that is sure to please the whole family.

Holiday rum cake

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Growing up, rum cake was at every single Christmas gathering. This recipe is vegan and uses a box cake base, so it is super easy if you’re in a pinch!

Gingerbread loaf with cranberry glaze

Gingerbread is a classic Christmas flavor, but mix it up this year with this cranberry glaze!

Eggnog Thumbprint Cookies

These eggnog thumbprint cookies are sure to wow your guests. The buttery cookies feature a soft eggnog cheesecake center!

Chocolate Pecan Bark

Not for the faint of heart: if you own a candy thermometer and are careful around a kitchen, whip up this yummy pecan recipe!

Gingerbread Donut Men

Again, another recipe for the seasoned baker, here is a new spin on the classic gingerbread man!

Snowball Cookies

A simple, easy cookie recipe, this is perfect for any baker!

Christmas Jam Filled Cookies

These must be the cutest christmas cookies ever! Customize to your liking with different cutters and jams.

Pumpkin Pie

And finally, who doesn’t love pumpkin pie?

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