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2016

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The Best (Vegan) Christmas Cookies

With Christmas just under two weeks away I figured I better get down to business decorating our home and whipping up some Christmas baking!!! This morning I figured I would grab a big cup of coffee and hunker down and find myself some amazing vegan cookie inspiration and ohhhh my goodness … did I do JUST that!!! The trouble is, now I have to decide which one to make first!!

I absolutely LOVE a good sugar cookie and the Minimalist Baker took them to the next level by making them completely vegan and GORGEOUS!!! Plus, they only require one bowl … and take under 45 minutes to make!! Just look at the photo below … drool!!! …

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Fluffy 1-Bowl Sugar Cookies by Minimalist Baker

Then I stumbled upon these Vegan Gingerbread cookies on the same site and we all know that Gingerbread is ALWAYS a Christmas staple!!! This Gingerbread batter looks so naughty but trust me, it’s certainly on the nice list as it’s actually LOADED with wholesome gluten-free grains like buckwheat, brown rice, and oat flour…. what?!!!! I’ll take it!!!

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Vegan Gluten Free Gingerbread Men by Minimalist Baker

I’m always a fan of mixing unique flavours as well and trying new things so when I came across these chocolate chip rosemary cookies I just KNEW I had to give them a try soon … these could end up being a new Christmas baking tradition!! … If this recipe interests you, make sure to watch her video as well not only is it hilarious, but she also refers to these cookies as a “Magical Unicorn combination” and I think I’m going to have to second that!!! …

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Vegan Rosemary Chocolate Chip Cookies by Isa Chandra

I have to admit the best part about baking (other than EATING IT ALL) … is the way your house smells in the process … it can’t get any more festive than that!!

Here are a few other recipes I discovered that seriously make my mouth water … check these out to see the details and more importantly, the photos!!!

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Vegan Frosted Eggnog Cookies by Half Full

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No Bake Chocolate Fudge Cookies by Oh She Glows

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Vegan Turtle Oatmeal Cookies by Oh She Glows

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Nutcracker Cookies by Oh She Glows

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Orange Spice Holiday Cookies by Babble

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Vegan Almond Butter Snickerdoodles by Vegan Richa

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No Bake Coconut Snowballs by Kitchn

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Snowman Cookie Pops from Petite Allergy Treats

What are your favourite cookies to make over the holidays?? Comment below … and feel free to share your recipes if you are willing to let your family secrets out …

Happy baking loves!!

xo

Jilly

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  1. Chantelle Bieber

    December 12th, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    They look great… do you do any non vegan baking for Christmas. I always love new recipes but I don’t do the vegan thing:)

  2. Véronique Clara Chiasson

    December 13th, 2016 at 5:41 pm

    Are you saying won’t eat these because they don’t have eggs or milk? Just curious…
    They’re not harder to make/any less delicious because they’re Vegan :).

  3. Chantelle Bieber

    December 14th, 2016 at 1:17 pm

    I’ve never met a cookie I didn’t like but Yah I’ve found in my baking my family much prefers cookies with eggs and dairy:). Christmas baking without butter whaaaaaat?!?! Haha. I’m always interested to see what Jillian whips up either way.

  4. Jillian Harris

    December 16th, 2016 at 8:59 am

    I’m trying to stick to all Vegan!! You’d be surprised just how tasty Vegan baking can be…you should give one of these a try!! Yummmmmmm!!!! Happy holidays @chantellebieber:disqus!!! XO

  5. Dominique

    December 12th, 2016 at 6:53 pm

    The Gingerbread men looks delicious!! xo

  6. Jillian Harris

    December 16th, 2016 at 8:58 am

    Right?!?! My thoughts exactly!!! Happy holidays @disqus_bndnq7laBr:disqus!!! XO

  7. Jgibz

    December 13th, 2016 at 7:26 pm

    Thank you these look fantastic! Can’t wait to add some vegan options to the holiday baking 🙂

  8. Jillian Harris

    December 16th, 2016 at 8:57 am

    Yay!!!! I love hearing that!! Enoy @jgibz:disqus !!! XO …

  9. Petra Raschig

    December 15th, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    I am definately going to try these! thanks for posting

  10. Jillian Harris

    December 16th, 2016 at 8:56 am

    You’re welcome @petraraschig:disqus!! Let me know how you make out!! XO

  11. Evan

    July 31st, 2017 at 12:52 am

    I tried Nutcracker Cookies at home last sunday with my sister. They looks amazing. The taste of nuts in cookies is outstanding.

  12. Heather MacLean

    December 9th, 2017 at 11:31 am

    Oh Jillian I am drooling! I am a new vegan and am going to make all of these for the holidays! Thanks for sharing!

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