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29 Vegan Holiday Desserts For Christmas, Hanukkah, Or Any Winter Celebration

Whether you're celebrating a vegan Christmas or a vegan Hanukkah, we've got you covered.

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1. Vegan Chocolate Amaretti Cookies

Gathering Dreams / Via gatheringdreams.com

Is there any dessert more picture-perfect than this recipe for powdered amaretti cookies? No, I don't think so.

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2. Almond Butter Blossom Cookies

Joy Food Sunshine / Via joyfoodsunshine.com

Yep, you can make these adorable holiday cookies for vegans to eat, too.

3. Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

Yummy Mummy Kitchen / Via yummymummykitchen.com

Break from the tradition of gingerbread ~men~ and follow this recipe that uses cookie cutters to make other ginger-shapes. Promise they'll taste equally delicious.

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4. Chocolate Babka

Erin McKenna / One Green Planet / Via onegreenplanet.org

This babka recipe comes from Erin McKenna, aka the founder and head baker of Babycakes, LA & NYC's favorite vegan, gluten-free bakery.

5. Vegan Christmas Truffles

Lazy Cat Kitchen / Via lazycatkitchen.com

Can't go wrong with this yummy chocolate truffle recipe that has a cranberry inside.

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6. Seven Ingredient Peppermint Bark

Mindful Avocado / Via mindfulavocado.com

Dark chocolate chips, candy canes, and more combine for this delicious recipe that's paleo and gluten-free, too.

7. Vegan Danish Butter Cookies

Wallflower Kitchen / Via wallflowerkitchen.com

All you really need to complete this recipe β€” in my mind, at least β€” is a circular tin to hold your cookies in after you finish making it. Ask your local grandmother for one!

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8. Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Occasionally Eggs / Via occasionallyeggs.com

This chocolate cake recipe is complete and utter decadence. Chocolate ganache FTW.

9. 1-Bowl Sugar Cookies

Minimalist Baker / Via minimalistbaker.com

What's better than sugar cookies? Sugar cookies that come together in a snap and require less dishwashing because you make it all in one bowl.

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10. Chocolate Rosemary Cookies

My Darling Vegan / Via mydarlingvegan.com

Try a twist on chocolate cookies with this recipe, which incorporates savory notes like salt and rosemary to make one delicious treat.

11. Sufganiyot (Jelly Doughnuts)

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This recipe for tasty jelly-filled doughnuts comes from actor Mayim Bialik, which she makes for Hanukkah.

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12. Vegan Chocolate Pecan Toffee

Foodal / Via foodal.com

This buttery-sweet toffee recipe has a layer of chocolate on top...and then layer of pecans on top of that. Hi, I'll have two.

13. Chocolate Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

Fork and Beans / Via forkandbeans.com

I can't stop giggling over these reindeer cookies that would be perfect anywhere there are kids.

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14. No-Bake Candy Cane Mint Brownies

I Love Vegan / Via ilovevegan.com, Via ilovevegan.com

This sweet and minty brownie recipe takes ten ingredients to make and requires no baking.

15. Festive Vegan Cereal Bars

Running on Real Food / Via runningonrealfood.com

This recipe uses green pistachios and red cranberries to make the spirit bright.

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16. Homemade Thin Mints

My Darling Vegan / Via mydarlingvegan.com

A cookie treat that everyone loves, year-round. (But yes, also during the holidays.)

17. Berry Strudel with Apple and Cinnamon

Healthy Little Cravings / Via healthylittlecravings.com

Layers of folded, flaky dough between berries, apple, and cinnamon make this recipe a delight.

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18. Vegan Chocolate Chunk Cookies With Peppermint

Cotter Crunch / Via cottercrunch.com

Chocolatey, peppermint-y, and all of the Christmas-y tastes in one cookie.

19. Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

Yummy Mummy Kitchen / Via yummymummykitchen.com

This wintry dessert recipe is almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

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20. Scottish Shortbread

The Compassion Kitchen / Via thecompassionkitchen.com

Learn how to make your own traditional shortbread cookies with this recipe.

21. Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

Choosing Chia / Via choosingchia.com

This recipe uses hazelnut flour to bring an extra-nutty taste.

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22. Vegan Eggnog

Minimalist Baker / Via minimalistbaker.com

Yep, you can make an eggnog that's vegan and dairy-free!

23. Cream Cheese Blintzes With Blueberry Drizzle

NYC Vegan / One Green Planet / Via onegreenplanet.org

For this recipe, once you've made your sweet cheese filling, you assemble them into the crepes, roll, and them drizzle blueberries all over.

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24. Cranberry Orange Crumble Bars

From My Bowl / Via frommybowl.com

Use the berry of the season (cranberries, of course) mixed with orange flavors for this recipe for crumble bars.

25. Vegan Christmas Cake

Domestic Goddess / Via domesticgothess.com

I've never had a Christmas Cake before, but now that I've seen this recipe, I would very much like to.

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26. Raspberry Coconut Thumbprint Cookies

Namely Mary / Via namelymarly.com

The type of cookies you simply must eat when they're still warm and gooey. Get the recipe here.

27. Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Truffles

Vegan Richa / Via veganricha.com

The flavors of snickerdoodle and cookie dough in the form of a truffle... this is some cronut-level cooking. Get the recipe here.

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28. Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Gathering Dreams / Via gatheringdreams.com

This no-bake recipe is comes together quickly and will fly off of the table.

29. Vegan Banoffee Pie Cheesecake

Tinned Tomatoes / Via tinnedtomatoes.com

The best news about this decadent banoffee pie recipe is that it doesn't require any baking!

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