Vegan Cookie Recipes

A collection of vegan cookie recipes to bake up for the holidays and just about every occasion.

Saffron Cheesecake Bars

Saffron Cheesecake Bars

-+*I have for you today a recipe that’s going to make the child in you beam for joy: Saffron Cheesecake Bars. What’s more, they’re wholegrain. I was thinking of making a perfect snacktime recipe for Jay that would also put a gleam into sweet-seeking Desi’s eyes. These bars, with the elegance of saffron and healthfulness of whole wheat,…

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Chocolate Strawberry Shortbread

Chocolate Strawberry Shortbread Bars

-+*I had a craving for something chocolatey and sweet the other day, and these Chocolate Strawberry Shortbread Bars, I discovered, were exactly what my sweet tooth was asking for. There is a layer of chocolate shortbread in this recipe, and a layer of regular shortbread, and then all of this shortbready goodness is topped off by…

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vegan spice cookies recipe

Vegan Spice Cookies

-+*There are so many things I love about baking cookies. I love eating the cookie dough. I love peeping ever so often through the oven window to see if the cookies are doing what they are supposed to do. I love eating the cookies, of course. But more than any of those, I love that…

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Vegan Chocolate Cinnamon Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Cookies With Cinnamon

-+*This Chocolate Cookie with Cinnamon is just the perfect treat to eat and share for the holidays. Although as good as it is, you might find the sharing part a little harder than you imagined. I was looking through the many cookie recipes I’ve shared with you on this blog over the years and I…

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Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits

Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits, Gluten-Free

-+*The holidays are coming and no doubt you already are pulling together your favorite cookie recipes for your family to enjoy. And since so many of you who read this blog have furry family members, I wanted to share with you these scrumptious Gluten-free Peanut Butter Biscuits that never fail to set my Opie’s tail…

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Cardamom Coconut Shortbread

Coconut Shortbread

-+*Coconut Shortbread: A delicious, melt-in-your mouth cookie made with healthy fats. Indian sweets often combine the classic medley of coconut, cardamom and sugar. In my Coconut Shortbread, I use these Indian ingredients to put a delicious spin on a Scottish favorite. Desi loves shortbread and so do I. What’s not to love about a cookie…

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Sable

Sablé, or French Shortbread

-+*I am a sucker for shortbread, but then who isn’t? Especially when it’s elegant French shortbread, buttery and crumbly with just a hint of sugar. A Sablé. I’ve shared with you before many shortbread recipes, including one for the classic Scottish Shortbread, and one of the chief differences between the two versions is that the…

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Saffron Shankarpali

Saffron Shankarpali

-+*Anticipating festivals can sometimes be more fun than the festivals themselves. The evidence is all around us. Take the holiday season when just about everyone you meet appears to wear a halo of enchantment and goodwill. Charity spikes, and so does courtesy. The day before Thanksgiving, for instance, you just can’t do anything to annoy…

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Mango Biscotti

Mango Biscotti

-+*There just aren’t enough ways in the world to eat the glorious mango. So here’s one more: Mango Biscotti. Baking with mango — and thinking up new goodies to make with mango– is one of my favorite things to do in the kitchen, as all the mango-based recipes here on Holy Cow! will attest. There…

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Almond Biscotti

Orange Walnut Biscotti

-+*I love dunkin’– cookies, chaklis, even toast. Any sweet or savory crispy snack just tastes better to me when I can take it for a quick swim in a cup of coffee, tea, or soymilk.So you can imagine how I must love biscotti, those elegant, finger-like, crunchy Italian cookies that were just made for dunking….

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Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies Invade My Cookie Jar!

-+*I was thrilled to get a review copy of Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar because I’ve been a long-time fan of Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero. In fact, it was Moskowitz’s and Romero’s fool-proof recipes that helped me convince Desi– who is a bit of…

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Vegan almond bars

Almond Bars With A Citrusy Glaze

-+*A blogger friend left me a message saying she wanted to go vegan but doesn’t think taking milk from a cow is cruel because there’s no bloodshed. I understand her hesitation: many of us believe in the “California cow” myth– you know, the one perpetrated by those cutesy ads where dairy cows gossip, graze on…

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scottish shortbread

Vegan Shortbread

-+*Imagine a cookie that dissolves on your tongue with ravishing yet subtle sweetness. That’s Scottish Shortbread for you, and it is, of course, a classic for all times. Making shortbread vegan poses a challenge because butter is one of the most important ingredients here. Unlike some recipes where butter usually provides mostly the fat and…

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