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12 Holiday Cookie Recipes (Bonus: They’re Vegan Friendly!)

  12 Christmas Holiday Cookie Recipes (Bonus: They’re Vegan Friendly!)
12 Christmas Holiday Cookie Recipes (Bonus: They’re Vegan Friendly!)

Looking for some allergen-friendly options to bake this December? Look no further! We've put together a list of twelve delicious holiday cookie recipes that are vegan-friendly and perfect for any cookie exchange. From a twist on the classic sugar cookie, to our very own Charcoal Chocolate Chunk Cookies (FYI -- these can be made to look like lumps of coal for a fun holiday theme!), we’ve got you covered for a creative and delicious holiday season.

1. Vegan Cinnamon Chai Cookies

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These cookies pack in the coziest fresh baked vibes while also providing lots of protein (these babies are made with almond butter and almond flour!), making them the perfect no-guilt treat. Sweetly spiced, yet healthy and clean -- just our kind of treat!

Try The Recipe: Vegan Cinnamon Chai Cookies

2. Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Thick and chewy, with crispy edges -- these decadent cookies by Baker by Nature are a vegan staple this holiday season!

Try The Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

3. 1-Bowl Vegan Sugar Cookies

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This cookie-cutter-friendly recipe by Minimalist Baker comes together in one bowl, for an easy baking process and clean-up!

Try The Recipe: 1-Bowl Vegan Sugar Cookies

4. Charcoal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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Talk about a dark chocolate detox! These are made with Charcoal Chia gr8nola which contains activated charcoal, a powerful detoxifier that can help flush heavy metals from your system. It also gives these cookies a beautiful dark hue but doesn’t leave any strange aftertaste because activated charcoal is both odorless and tasteless.

Try The Recipe: Charcoal Chocolate Chunk Cookies

5. Small-Batch Vegan Shortbread Cookies

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Four ingredients, and the perfect crunchy texture -- this small-batch recipe by Loving It Vegan is delicious with tea, coffee, hot chocolate, or as dessert!

Try The Recipe: Small-Batch Vegan Shortbread Cookies

6. No-Bake Oreo Cookie Cups

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We love the rich, decadent color and all the nutritional benefits that activated charcoal adds to these yummy cookies. Best of all? These only take a few minutes to make!

Try The Recipe: No-Bake Oreo Cookie Cups 

7. 4-Ingredient Lumps Of Coal

Did you ever think you’d ASK for lumps of coal from Santa? These bad boys will have you hoping to put on the naughty list ;). These no-bake cookies are actually made with REAL activated charcoal, and our one and only Black Coco Chia granola (that’s right -- BLACK granola!).

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Try The Recipe: 4-Ingredient Lumps Of Coal

8. Snowball Cookies

S’no fun without a snowy holiday ;) The Edgy Veg put together these delicate and buttery snowball cookies that look gorgeous on a festive platter, but won’t last long at any party!

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Try The Recipe: Snowball Cookies

9. Butter Pecan Cookies

All of the rich and buttery flavor of pecan pie, packed into a soft cookie by Cruelty Free Crystal. We’re ready to dig in!

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Try The Recipe: Butter Pecan Cookies

10. Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bring some jingle to your classic chocolate chip cookies, with these soft and chewy cranberry-infused cookies by Beaming Baker!

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Try The Recipe: Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

11. 3-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

PB lovers rejoice! This recipe can be whipped up in a matter of minutes, and includes our superfood Cinnamon Chai gr8nola for an extra antioxidant boost, for a healthy holly jolly holiday!

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12. Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

If you love peppermint hot chocolate, this one’s for you -- Mindful Avocado put together this insanely decadent recipe to keep your spirits bright!

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Try The Recipe: Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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