The Best Vegan Holiday Desserts

These 15 vegan holiday dessert recipes are the perfect sweet treats to celebrate the season. Bake a few to share with your loved ones!

The Best Vegan Holiday Desserts

In my opinion, one of the best parts about this time of year is all of the baking we get to do! Sugar cookies, gingerbread, snowball cookies, spritz – bring it on!

I love a good cookie just as much as the next person. BUT – I feel like we don’t make room for all the other delicious desserts that we could be making! What about cupcakes? Tarts? Fudge? And do we really have to reserve pie for Thanksgiving?

Here’s my formal petition for us to break out of the holiday cookie mold and expand our horizons! Make room for more than just cookies on your holiday spread! In this roundup, I’ve pulled together a few of my favorite vegan holiday desserts that are worth trying! This list does include a few vegan cookie recipes because it just felt wrong not to mention gingerbread cookies, but make sure to consider trying all the other yummy recipes on this list!

1. Vegan Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

a batch of chocolate peppermint cupcakes


2. Vegan Gingerbread Donuts

a stack of gingerbread donuts each topped with coconut cream and walnuts


3. Vegan Pecan Pie Bars

a batch of sliced pecan pie bars


4. Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

a plate of vegan gingerbread cookies decorated with white icing


5. Vegan Sugar Cookies by Sweet Simple Vegan

a sheet tray full of vegan sugar cookies shaped like snowmen, snow flakes, christmas trees and stars


6. Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Vegan Fudge by The Fit Peach

a batch of vegan dark chocolate sea salt fudge


7. 1-Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Roll by The Minimalist Baker

a pumpkin swiss roll sliced into pieces


8. Vegan Peppermint Cookies by Chocolate Covered Katie

peppermint cookies topped with pink frosting


9. Vegan Snowball Cookies by The Pretty Bee

a plate of vegan snowball cookies


10. Sweet Potato Pie Bars by From My Bowl

vegan pumpkin pie bars, each topped with whipped cream and a pecan


11. Vegan Cranberry Orange Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Buttercream by Crumbs and Caramel

a batch of vegan cranberry muffins


12. Vegan Gingerbread Trifle by Hot for Food

a bowl of vegan gingerbread trifle


13. No-Bake Chocolate Mint Cups by The First Mess

a batch of dark chocolate mint cups


14. Vegan Linzer Cookies by Vegan on Board

vegan linzer cookies


15. Vegan Cranberry Bliss Bars by Nora Cooks

a plate of white chocolate cranberry bars