With the Christmas season near, it’s time to start planning what to cook, bake, and gift. This can be stressful if you’re trying to eat healthier or even follow a vegan diet. That doesn’t mean you have to give up sweet treats. Did you know that there are vegan versions of many of the most popular and classic sweets. Check out this list of delicious vegan holiday chocolate treats recipe ides that you can use all holiday season and even into the new year.
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1. Vegan Peanut Butter Cups by Rich and Delish
These vegan peanut butter cups are made with only 5 ingredients and are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and keto. But they hit the spot when you can’t have a Reese’s peanut butter cup. These are even healthier so you can enjoy it!
2. Millionaires Shortbread by The Banana Diaries
These shortbread bars are soft and buttery with a chewy caramel layer and chocolate top. They’ll be a favorite whether you eat vegan or not.
3. Peanut Butter Chocolate Pudding by Sunglow Kitchen
This vegan Christmas pudding is made with only 6 ingredients including chocolate and peanut butter. It’s creamy and delicious. You may want seconds!
4. Vegan Chocolate Chip Muffins by Cooking Gorgeous
These vegan chocolate chip muffins are rich, fluffy, delicious. Plus, you can make them in about 30 minutes. Your guests won’t believe that they’re eggless and dairy-free.
5. Vegan Chocolate Pomegranate Avocado Mousse by Plant Based with Amy
This mousse is also only 6 ingredients including avocado. You might be surprised to see avocado in a dessert, but it adds creaminess while being healthy. So go ahead have a few more bites!
6. Chocolate Fruit Bars by Plant Based on a Budget
These chocolate fruit bars have dried fruit and crunchy nuts in them. They’re easy to make and budget friendly, so you don’t have to buy premade name-brand fruit bars that cost a pretty penny at the grocery store. And you can make these exactly to your liking.
7. Rocky Road by Baked by Clo
If you love marshmallows, pretzels, and candy canes, this no-bake treat is just for you. This edible gift is a great addition to a Christmas cookie box with all your other baked goods.
8. Vegan Christmas Yule Log Cake by The Banana Diaries
This dreamy Christmas Yule is entirely vegan. It’s egg-free and gluten-free too. What’s not to love about a chocolate sponge cake, chocolate hazelnut buttercream, and chocolate ganache. Everyone will be asking your for this recipe!
9. Chocolate Dipped Candied Orange Slices by Craving Something Healthy
Chocolate and orange is a classic flavor combination. These orange slices are easy to make and will satisfy a sweet tooth in no time.
10. Dark Chocolate Macarons by Living Healthy with Chocolate
These macaroons are full of chocolate and coconut flavor. Make them in just a few minutes without baking. You can even whip up a batch at the last minute to give as gifts or bring to a holiday event.
11. Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies by Gathering Dreams
Add this to your list of vegan Christmas cookie recipes because you’re going to want to make this year after year. These chocolate hazelnut cookies are soft, chewy, and wholesome. You can eat these decadent treats without feeling guilty!
12. Chocolate Covered Cashew Clusters by Simply Scrumptious Eats
These chocolate covered cashew clusters make a great item on a holiday appetizer plate or a charcuterie board. They’re healthy too with coconut oil, dark chocolate, and sea salt. Who knew vegan treats could be so yummy?
13. Vegan Peppermint Bark by Delightful Adventures
This peppermint bark is easy and fast to make with only three simple ingredients. They’ll melt in your mouth leaving you and your guests reaching for more!
14. Gluten Free Christmas Crack by Liv Gluten Free
These bars are made with saltine crackers, caramel, and chocolate, making this vegan version of a sweet holiday snack tasty and oh-so addictive.
15. Hot Chocolate Spoons by Natural Deets
Made with candy cane, chocolate, and marshmallows, these hot cocoa spoons are a sure winner with kids and adults alike. Have a cup of hot cocoa with these or made a batch to serve with other festive cookies and treats.
After trying these vegan recipes, you and your loved ones will be asking for these Christmas treats year after year. The best part is these vegan treats are often healthier than the regular versions and can enjoyed by people with dietary restrictions. So get your spatulas ready! Which are you going to make first?
Have a happy holidays!
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