Any idea on what do to? I’ll be baking these with my 5 and 2 year old today! Not sure If I missed a step or did something wrong? I made this with 3/4 coconut butter, 1/4 almond butter instead of vegan butter and whole spelt flour instead of white flour. Our new favorite sugar cookies! The shapes are a little more time intensive, but definitely worth it if you really want to get into the holiday spirit. Hi Maggy! I used it to make a vegan dessert “pizza” with a sugar cookie crust, and this made the perfect amount of dough for it! These taste amazing!!! Soft and chewy. Hi Misha, hmm, it could be the flour or the chia. Do these cookies taste anything like pumpkin from the pumpkin purée? The thicker the cookie the better in my opinion! They puffed up a little, but not out, and held the perfect shape and slight crunch when cooled. Has anyone tried? This recipe turned out great. My favorite flavor was the blueberry! I’m trying to go 100% plant-based and my traditional recipe calls for eggs. (don’t double). Made these for Christmas eve dinner. Will make this again, very easy. Could I just add more cane sugar instead of brown sugar? They were completely and entirely different! I can’t wait to try it. 1/4 cup pumpkin puree* … Notes and tips. They are not super sweet but certainly sweet enough to eat on their own, and definitely if you add frosting. ;D, Love all your one-bowl recipes. I can’t wait to cut out shapes and decorate them like I did when I was a kid. Is it possible to use grams in the recipes too? Hi there! Hi! I raised my kids vegan and we rarely get to bake sweets, but since its around the holidays I figured Id look for a great vegan cookie recipe. Darlings, I am a firm believer that food shouldn’t complicate life. Thanks! Thanks so much for your kind words and lovely review! I’ve substituted coconut oil in a number of Dana’s recipes, and the cookies turned out a little more crumbly, but overall just as good. Thanks! So glad you enjoyed them. Your friends and family will forget all about the gifts and nose dive into these bad boys, guaranteed. Classic vegan sugar cookies made with 1 bowl in less than 1 hour. Just have to say how much I love your recipes. I have a co-worker who cannot do dairy or gluten. I used King Arther’s Measure for Measure flour. But let’s be real, when it comes time to pick which cookie(s) to eat, we choose based on size and amount of frosting (the more of both, the better). Didn’t use the arrowroot or corn starch. These turned out awesome and held their shapes! Yeah, watch them close! They are the best sugar cookies I’ve ever eaten. I will make them again for my DF daughter (well, and all of us)! I didnt have a purée at the time so i subbed it with 1 tbs of flaxseed sitting in 2&1/2 tbs of water for 3 minutes and added that to the butter mix. It’s comforting knowing we’re all a work in progress (and that cookies are always there to help). ? This vegan sugar cookies recipe holds its shape for rolling and cutting – perfect for decorating! I halved everything to avoid making too many. This recipe is GREAT! How long do these cookies stay fresh/good for once baked? These are so yummy! I’ll say something stupid. We’re so glad you enjoy this recipe, Megan! xo. A great sugar cookie recipe with no eggs or dairy. SO HAPPY!! Or for a healthier option, you can frost the sugar cookies with melted coconut butter and add sweetener of choice as desired or even mashed banana. You can use 1 large egg in place of pumpkin puree! It may have been this one. that’s all I wanted to know! Maybe I put in too much baking soda or something. An absolute hit at parties! They are the perfect combination of chewy, crisp, and sweet!! Thank you~. I’ve tried other sugar cookie recipes but none are this delicious. Thanks! I made these for Halloween, and followed the recipe exactly. Pumpkin mug soup! I used melted chocolate in a ziplock with a little hole to decorate these and put them in the fridge to set the chocolate. But I am trying to be better about not manipulating outcomes in any circumstance. These are so delicious. Hope that helps! . Combine all ingredients in … Ive made a non vegan version of this like a hundred times now – literally! I would have taken a picture as they were all decorated beautifully but they were so delicious whole family ate them! I absolutely love your recipes, but I have a hard time with pumpkin substitutes. Use at least 3 Tbsp, no more than 1/4 cup. How long can the dough be saved for? I am breastfeeding and have cut out dairy, but really really miss cookies! My (non-vegan) cutouts are usually brittle and dry and the icing is usually too sweet. A winner for sure. Help me! so is it going to harden into a dough after in the freezer for some time? I used applesauce instead of the pumpkin purée and I liked it, very soft and chewy which I love but might bake for a couple of extra minutes next time to see if I can get crispier edges! I’ve made them twice within a week for activities and they’re perfect. Thanks for the lovely comment! It imparts a nice delicate crunch to the outside of the cookies. We’re all a work in progress! If your old recipe that you loved but then went vegan, called for sour cream, add exactly one drop of lemon EO to get just that tiny tad of tart. They fluffed up a lot higher than the ones in the picture. No they tasted like sugar cookies had no clue about the pumpkin. At least as good as any other traditional sugar cookies I’ve ever made. We didn’t use frosting this time but will definitely make more cookies closer to Christmas and he will be able to use frosting and sprinkles. Thanks for sharing, Rebecca! We wanted a coconut taste, so here’s what we changed- Take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram (or your preferred social media). I think I’ll make these with my daughter this weekend. If … The taste was superb and the texture was sugar cookie at it’s finest! Stir in flour mixture. I subbed coconut sugar for cane but followed the recipe to a T otherwise. Do you think I can use the tub EB? This must be old because I’ve never seen you write about your feelings like this but we are definitely awkward soul mates. Love your site. Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. amazing, Trying these tonight ! You literally CANNOT taste the pumpkin in there! Still haven’t decided which one to make for Santa this year. I have these in the oven right now. And you can spill wine on my couch anytime, I’ll invite you back, promise ;). The cookies came way too puffed up, they kinda lost their shapes and I have to say, the taste wasn’t that great either… I don’t know if this is because of the applesauce or maybe the butter I used wasn’t the best (even though I’ve used the same butter for years and made other sugar cookies and never had problems). These would make amazing snickerdoodles, just sprinkle cinnamon sugar on instead of frosting. Traditionally my family has always made Scottish shortbread for our Christmas cookies, with a few festive sprinkles on top. My son is vegan and I made them for him for Christmas. These cookies are simple, as always. Decided to experiment with beet juice to make blood and they came out very successful and yummy. I thought I would miss the real butter but not in these cookies! Could you use a ground flax seed vegan egg instead of pumpkin puree? I love your vegan recipes. Vegan Sugar Cookies are a must to add to your menu of healthy Christmas Cookies! I know it’s been said but with the holidays here and people looking for recipes I’m going to add again that these cookies are a delicious, soft sugar cookie and you absolutely can NOT taste the pumpkin! I did a batch by the recipe then another batch were I added 3 tbsp coco powder and upped the non dairy milk to 3 tsp, awesomeness ? Thank you. Fantastic… so wonderfully unsweet! Aren’t I smart? Were a total hit! Thanks for the recipe!! I was skeptical at first but wow. These turned out delicious! They were delicious. I make these cookies every year for Christmas, at least two to threes times. I may have to use this for now on as my go to sugar cookie. Hope you still liked them! A new favorite.?? Great texture, taste, AND they held their shape. Hi! Thanks for sharing this recipe. I did make a few modifications – subbed coconut oil in place of butter, tapioca starch in place of arrowroot/corn starch, and mashed sweet potato instead of pumpkin. Oh also, Bobs Red Mill 2 to 1 works like a dream in these cookies if you need GF. I ended up using the equivalent of two eggs, so six tablespoons of aquafaba. These vegan sugar cookies are super soft, easy, and require no chilling! These treats are completely free of oil and butter and are full of heart-healthy fiber from whole grain flour. I used Earth Balance sticks for baking Christmas cookies last year and I thought that the butter was too salty for baking sweets and altered the cookies’ flavor too much. Always love reading your posts – you could probably chat about watching paint dry and I’d be enteratined. Second year in a row making these with the kids. I didn’t change anything about the recipe and I ended up spooning them instead of rolling them out because I wanted to see if this will be the recipe I use for roll out Christmas cookies this year. Added my usual scoop of chia and flax seeds. What did you use to dye the frosting that red color?. I still have a few left (5 days later) and they are moist as ever. Thanks! So glad you enjoyed them. Substituted 1cup quick oats (gluten free), 1/4 cup coconut flour, 1/4 cup tapioca flour, 1/2 tsp xanthan gum and used a chia egg. I have some leftover dough in the fridge – how long do you think it lasts in the fridge? I totally feel you on the lowest-expectations-possible-to-not-get-disappointed-thing. I’ve made these cookies at least 50 times now! Definitely my new go to cookie. I would love to sub banana for the pumpkin purée. As you can already see, I’m not the best… baker-that’s for sure! Amazing recipe! Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. I couldn’t even take a picture of them, he ate them all even before Santa came :) I am making them again so maybe I will just do hearts or something ha ha. These were soft but firm and really easy to put the frosting on. The glass dipped in sugar to press the cookie dough balls down was a great idea. Also used homemade cinnamon applesauce instead of pumpkin. You’re awesome! Now they keep asking when I’m going to make them again. I’d love to make these for wedding favours at my vegan wedding, but how would they taste if I didn’t put icing on them? My son is allergic to dairy and eggs so I do a lot of vegan baking. You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. Just like me! Am looking forward to trying this recipe! Not too sweet Could I use normal dairy butter and milk along with applesauce for the recipe(as my friends are only allergic to eggs and not dairy). Thanks so much for the lovely review and for sharing your creative modifications, Amanda! © Copyright 2020, Our Top 20 Most Cherished Christmas Cookies, Make-Ahead Breakfast Minis to Save Your Mornings, 15 Classic Sandwiches That Make Lunch Legendary, 14 Nights of Dinner Ideas All Under $2 Per Serving, 15 No-Yeast Breads for Quick and Easy Baking, 10 Easy Christmas Cookies for Once-a-Year Bakers, 9 Chicken Stew Recipes That Make for Comforting Dinners, 10 Leftover Turkey Meals to Freeze for Quick Weeknight Dinners, 16 Mom-Approved Christmas Cookies to Sweeten the Season, 18 Spicy Korean Recipes That Showcase Gochujang Chile Paste, Nutrition They were so thin they only needed to bake for 6 minutes. Pour dry into wet and mix again. We wonder if that could be the issue. Thanks for sharing, Jessica! Most of our cookies contain some amount of oil or butter. Thanks for the kind words! I’m with you in expecting the worst outcome but have been working to be positive. made my day. & Undetectably vegan. Excellent recipe! Bummer. :). Report back if you test it! Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time and continue mixing until thick and creamy. Because it kind of makes me feel like some bizarre form of a control freak and I need some more people in this boat with me. My ex boyfriend’s mother used to make him candy canes when he was a child because he couldn’t have preservatives and she painted the stripes on with beet juice. Hello, cookie recipe is fantastic! I used coconut oil instead of vegan butter. What do you think? I also bake vegan due to a child with food allergies, and my kids love these. Yes, these would work quite well for that. A million times better if you can them until they're just a bit crispy. I did just make some vegan sugar cookies (for my three year old’s preschool class) and used natural food dyes for the frosting. I am SO confused. I made these cookies last night and they are AMAZING! And I LOVE the naturally coloured dye! If you were using aquafaba would you use 1 tbsp or 3tbsp? Bake the cookies in the oven for 12-14 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden. #WISHmeLUCK I’ll report back! As a vegan with a serious sweet tooth, I often don’t know where I’d be without your blog! I live abroad and there is no Earth Balance and I hate using margarine. I just made these today, and they turned out really well! I made these cookies these morning, and they were unbelievably delicious! Now when i bake i normally use a tablespoon of applesauce for every egg needed but i only used it for cake and brownies. So easy! Yes, that should work! I like making them and pairing it with a pot a tea for a “Christmas tea party” with my two daughters. Thank you for the recipe! I have a new recipe coming this week! Is this recipe still available somewhere? I am going to use this sugar cookie recipe to make a pie crust bottom for strawberry/rhubarb pie. please let me know! Many thanks!! but if you overbake them, crispy :D. Do they have a pumpkin flavor because of the puree? If I wanted to add anise to this receipe would that make the cookie taste ok and how much would you recommend? They’re a sweet, indulgent treat that won’t make your belly shake like a … And should I ease up on the flour? I like mime crunchy so 10 mins was perfect! Hi Shannon! I made these at Christmas for my vegan in-laws and I ended up eating the majority of them! Hmm, not sure – maybe 20 minutes? This is definitely my “one stop shop” go-to for recipes and I cannot thank you enough for ALL of the goodness (and help) you provide! If it is within my control I will commit to being in the moment and open about my journey. Hello! :-), Sugar cookie crisis averted! I’m not a negative person, but I do often expect the worst in order to safeguard myself from less than ideal outcomes. Note: All of these recipes are free of refined white sugar. for half a cup (one stick). These look and sound amazing. Healthy sugar cookies that are delicious, easy to make and perfect for this time of the year! I think that would work great, actually! Hmm, I don’t think so as it’s not super thick. I made them and used sodium free sugar free soy milk instead and I used a little less sugar than recommended because I prefer a mild sweetness. But it doesn’t say how long it can be left out when used in frostings. We’re so glad it worked well! These vegan sugar cookies, like all cookies on my site, are made from scratch with no butter, margarine, or commercial egg replacers. I like them without any icing. We just found out about milk and egg allergies at our house, and I was grateful to find your blog! I also ad a GF eater coming to dinner, so I made with Oat flour instead. The kids decorated them all, broke 1 or 2 because they aren’t as sturdy as a regular sugar cookie might be. *Vegan butter sticks are best for baking, as the tubs often contain water to make them spreadable, which can affect the final product. Thanks for the lovely review! We haven’t tried it, but if you do let us know how it turns out! That pink frosting is beautiful! I made this with the applesauce and they turned out fantastic! Came out perfectly! I don't mind actually. In a medium bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients: coconut oil, almond butter, coconut sugar, … These came out perfect. The next time I will try either applesauce or yogurt which other reviewers used. I used to have heart disease so l haven’t used eggs for 7 years. Cheers and happy baking! I probably ate 1/3 of the dough because it wa just that good. Very tasty! Preheat oven to 350F, line baking sheet with parchment paper (or spray with non-stick cooking spray), and set aside. 1. haha. Thank you for an awesome Vegan sugar cookie recipe… you made the Fruit Pizza a huge success!!! Was thinking of grinding in some flax seed for substance….. They ended up so good! These are super easy, and super yummy. When I found this I was like WHOA I needed to try this! Can the dough be made ahead of time and frozen? I didn’t cut them out into shapes, but instead flattened them into disks with a sugared glass. :(. Added orange to the icing, the cookies ended up perfect! Word of caution: I was planning on rolling these out and using cookie cutters but missed the step about flouring the parchment- do not miss this step, it sticks. Hi! Loved them! I also only used brown sugar and no extra sugar. Hey .. my whole family loves these cookies but I have a couple questions! Xo. They taste better than the non vegan ones at the store! When I was first tinkering with this recipe, I wanted them to be shape cutouts, but that involved a lot of chilling, mess, and work. xo, First time trying sugar cookies. Has anyone tried this recipe with bananas? Great recipe!!! After some failed vegan dessert preparations prior, I was so excited to make these for Christmas. Thank you!!! The flavor was a little sting of blueberry so I added vanilla extract and the more powdered sugar I added the better it tasted. My grandmother colored eggs by adding onion skins to the boiling water. Do you know how many eggs the pumpkin was to replace? Thank you, and Merry Christmas! HI! Perhaps some of your ingredients were not fresh? My very skeptical hubby still has no clue they are vegan and this recipe will be my go to from now on. I like them and I can’t even tell they are vegan. Possibly because I chilled my dough for about 14 hours in the fridge and I chilled the cookie shapes in the freezer for 10 minutes as directed. Some other awesome flavors I’ve added are cardamom, cinnamon, Rose petal, lavender, peppermint, lemon, orange, marjoram, anise, fennel, and curry! So that’s saying something!!! Just the perfect amount of sweetness! They remind me a bit of snickerdoodle cookies (double yum)!! Glad you enjoyed them. These came out great! What is the best way to store the frosting? I actually did sub for the applesauce cause that’s usually my go-to. But you can thin it more with almond milk. I’m curious as to how much it would change the texture. Thank you very much for this recipe! Also, used a glass and pressed with raw sugar. What is the 1/4 measurement? My only issue was the shape-loss when baked. How long can I chill the dough in the fridge? Will the frosting be stiff? I recently made the pumpkin sugar cookies and my husband said they were the best cookies I’ve ever made!
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