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Vegan Christmas Sugar Cookies

An easily vegan Holiday sugar cookie recipe.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Festive
Keyword cookies, dessert, festive, holiday, vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 20 Cookies
Calories 115 kcal


Cookie Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup vegan butter
  • 1 Cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Applesauce Or egg replacement of your choice
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 Cup cups all-purpose flour (plus extra for rolling into shapes)
  • 1/2 Tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 Tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 Tsp Sea salt
  • 2 Tsp vegan milk like soy, almond, coconut


  • 1/2 cup vegan butter (room temp)
  • 3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tsp Vegan milk


  1. In a large mixing bowl use a mixer to beat the vegan butter

  2. Combine sugars, extracts, and egg replacement into the bowl- mix again for 1 minute

  3. In a separate bowl combine all dry ingredients (flour, cornstarch, salt, baking soda and baking powder) and whisk

  4. then sift the dry ingredient mixture over butter/ sugar mixture.

  5. Mix until thoroughly combinedĀ 

  6. Then add almond milk and mix until a soft dough is formed

  7. Cover and freeze dough for 15 minutes, or refrigerate for 30-45 minutesĀ 

  8. preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (176 C)

  9. roll out between two pieces of wax paper, lightly flouring the bottom layer, remove top wax paper, and cut out shapes. (Recipe Tip- freeze shapes ahead of time for 10 minutes before baking.)

  10. Space cookies on a baking sheet 2 inches apart

  11. Bake on the center rack for 12 minutes

  12. Remove from oven and let rest


  1. In a separate bowl combine softened vegan butter and vanilla extract and Beat until light and fluffy.

  2. Add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time and continue to beat until thick and creamy.

  3. Add 2 tsp vegan milk and beat again

  4. add any colors you prefer

  5. Wait until cookies are fully chilled to frostĀ