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33+ Easy Vegan Christmas Dessert Recipes (Delicious Vegan Dessert Ideas)

The holiday season is a time for indulgence, a time to savor the sweet things in life. Whether you’re a long-time vegan, trying out a plant-based diet for the first time, or simply have vegan guests coming over for the holidays, you’re in the right place.

From the classic warmth of gingerbread to the luxurious depth of dark chocolate truffles, these recipes promise something for everyone. They’re not just “good for a vegan option” but genuinely mouthwatering treats that everyone at your Christmas gathering will adore. 

So, let’s make this Christmas sweeter with desserts that love you back, and remember, these are perfect for sharing, though you might find them too good to do so!

35 Best Vegan Christmas Dessert Recipes (Make Vegan Festive Desserts for Holiday)

1. Vegan Mini Pumpkin Tarts

mini vegan pumpkin tarts

This dairy-free delight combines the warmth of pumpkin spices with the richness of a pumpkin filling, creating a classic dessert that everyone at your table will love. 

The crust, reminiscent of your favorite Christmas cookies, is baked perfectly, offering a delightful crunch with every bite.

Don’t forget to garnish with a dusting of frost-like powdered sugar or your favorite vegan topping for an extra touch of holiday magic!

2. Vegan Lemon Blueberry Cake

vegan blueberry cake recipe

Baked vegan lemon blueberry cake is a delicious Christmas treat that brings the festive flavor of lemon and blueberry to a vegan-friendly dessert.

This cake is not only a healthier alternative, but they’re also packed with flavor, proving that plant-based dessert options can be just as indulgent.

They’re perfect for serving at Christmas gatherings or enjoying on a cozy winter night.

3. Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

ginger molasses cookies vegan

Nothing says Christmas like homemade Vegan Gingerbread Cookies. These delightful treats are the quintessential Christmas cookies, offering all the festive flavors you love without any animal products.

Perfectly spiced and incredibly flavorful, these cookies are an absolute must for your vegan holiday celebrations.

4. Vegan Tofu Chocolate Mousse

birds eye of vegan chocolate mousse

Vegan Chocolate Mousse is a dessert so rich and creamy, you won’t believe it’s dairy-free. This vegan-friendly Christmas treat is the epitome of luxury, whisking you away with its silky texture and deep, chocolatey flavor.

It’s the perfect finale for any meal and an excellent addition to your collection of vegan Christmas dinner recipes.

5. Dark Chocolate Vegan Truffles

vegan chocolate balls

Make your holidays more special with these exquisite Dark Chocolate Vegan Truffles. Each bite is a journey into rich, decadent flavors, making it a perfect vegan gift for Christmas.

These truffles are not only delicious but also gluten-free, catering to all dietary preferences. They’re the little luxuries you deserve during this festive season.

6. Vegan and Gluten-free Florentines

These crispy, lacey cookies are a perfect vegan treat, combining the sweetness of candied fruits with the rich flavor of dairy-free chocolate. They’re the ideal companion to hot cocoa on a chilly Christmas morning.

These Florentines are a testament that vegan and gluten-free desserts can be just as delectable as their traditional counterparts. Plus, they make for a thoughtful homemade vegan gift for your loved ones. 

7. Vegan Cheesecake

This baked vegan cheesecake merges the rich, comforting layers of traditional cheesecake with the wholesome ingredients of a vegan recipe.

It’s a certified vegan dish that’s easy to make and requires only a handful of simple, plant-based ingredients.

Whether it’s for a festive vegan Christmas dinner or a cozy gathering with friends, this cheesecake is sure to be a hit.

8. Christmas Gingerbread with Whipped Cream & Berries

This Christmas Gingerbread with Whipped Cream and Berries is a festive vegan delight, perfect for Christmas.

This isn’t just any gingerbread; it’s a soft, moist cake infused with the spices of the season, topped with dairy-free whipped cream and fresh berries.

It’s the perfect vegan treat, promising a burst of flavor and nostalgia in every bite.

9. Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (Levain)

Who can resist the charm of Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies? These aren’t your ordinary cookies; they’re Levain bakery-style, known for their crispy exterior and irresistibly gooey center.

Perfect for Christmas, these vegan cookies are a delight to bake and even more enjoyable to eat. Share them as a thoughtful Christmas gift, or pair them with almond milk for Santa!

10. Vegan Coconut Cream Pie

This Vegan Coconut Cream Pie is a tropical haven, promising a delightful escape with every bite. It’s a classic dessert made vegan, perfect for Christmas and beyond.

The creamy coconut filling is a dreamy contrast against the crispy, gluten-free crust, making it a favorite for all, regardless of dietary choices.

11. Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

These are not just any muffins; they’re a celebration of fall flavors, packed into a sweet, fluffy, vegan-friendly treat. 

Easy to make and requires simple ingredients, these muffins are perfect for a cozy Christmas morning, enjoyed with a cup of your favorite herbal tea.

12. Vegan Gingerbread Christmas Trifle

Layer upon layer of holiday flavors await you in this Vegan Gingerbread Christmas Trifle. It’s a festive symphony of gingerbread cake, creamy filling, and fresh fruit, creating a centerpiece-worthy dessert for your vegan Christmas dinner.

Each spoonful is a reminder of why the holiday season is truly the most wonderful time of the year.

13. Vegan White Chocolate Cake

Vegan White Chocolate Cake isn’t just a cake; it’s a statement, showcasing that vegan recipes can be just as luxurious as any other. With its snowy layers of vegan white chocolate frosting and fluffy cake, it’s a winter wonderland on a plate.

Surely, kids and even adults are going to love this dessert. Once you try it, you’ll crave for more!

14. Vegan Mince Pies

No British Christmas is complete without the classic Mince Pies, and our vegan version of this beloved treat is a testament to tradition meeting dietary consciousness.

Filled with a flavorful, fruity mixture, these pies are a delightful addition to any holiday spread.

They’re proof that a vegan Christmas can be rooted in tradition while embracing new dietary lifestyles.

15. Vegan Caramel Slice with Gingerbread

Combine the rich, creamy texture of caramel with the seasonal spice of gingerbread, and you have the perfect recipe for Vegan Caramel Slice with Gingerbread.

This dessert is a modern twist on classic flavors, promising a tantalizing treat that’s both vegan and gluten-free.

It’s the perfect companion to a warm beverage on a cold, starry Christmas night.

16. Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwich

Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Sandwich is the ultimate comfort treat. This isn’t just a cookie; it’s a creamy, dreamy escape that speaks directly to the soul of every peanut butter lover.

Each sandwich is a delightful combination of rich, creamy peanut butter filling encased in perfectly baked vegan cookies.

It’s an amazing vegan delight that promises a burst of nutty goodness perfect for Christmas or any other occasion.

17. Vegan Ice Cream (Candy Cane)

Chill out this holiday season with our festive Vegan Ice Cream in a favorite seasonal flavor: Candy Cane.

This gluten-free Christmas dessert is a refreshing break from traditional baked goods. Each spoonful delivers a burst of cool peppermint, intertwined with the sweet, creamy texture of dairy-free ice cream.

It’s the perfect palate cleanser after a hearty vegan Christmas dinner.

18. Vegan Christmas Pudding

Embrace tradition with a twist with our Vegan Christmas Pudding. This rich, decadent dessert captures the essence of Christmas in every bite.

Made with a delightful mix of fruits and spices, it’s a recipe that stays true to its roots while being completely plant-based.

Serve it flaming for that dramatic entrance, or pair it with vegan custard for an extra layer of delight.

19. Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding

Indulge in the sweet, rich flavors of our Vegan Sticky Toffee Pudding, a dessert that will make you the star of any vegan Thanksgiving or Christmas feast. This moist, date-infused cake is smothered in a delicious toffee sauce that’s to die for.

It’s a warm, comforting dessert perfect for the holidays, and it’s so good, no one will miss the eggs!

20. Vegan Brownies

Who says brownies need dairy to be delicious? Our Vegan Brownies are here to prove them wrong. These are everything you crave in a brownie—fudgy, chocolatey, and utterly irresistible.

This gluten-free and vegan treat is perfect for Christmas, making the festive season even more special. Plus, they’re easy to make and require ingredients you likely already have in your pantry.

21. Vegan Gingerbread Cake

This aromatic spice blend in a Vegan Gingerbread Cake is so decadent.  It isn’t your average vegan cake; it’s a moist, flavorful delight topped with sweet brown sugar and molasses that perfectly balances the spices. 

It’s a classic dessert made vegan, bringing joy and a whole lot of flavor to your holiday table.

22. Vegan Sweet Potato Pie

Step into grandma’s kitchen with this Vegan Sweet Potato Pie, a heartwarming end to any meal.

This southern classic is reimagined with a vegan twist, offering a creamy, flavorful filling in a flaky, buttery crust—all without the dairy or eggs.

It’s a testament that you can honor traditions and still embrace a plant-based lifestyle.

23. Vegan Pecan Pie

Vegan Pecan Pie is a symphony of crunchy, sweet, and buttery textures, all wrapped up in one delicious vegan dessert. This pie is a holiday showstopper, rich and decadent. 

It’s proof that a plant-based dessert can also steal the show at any vegan Thanksgiving feast or Christmas celebration.

24. Vegan Cupcakes (S’mores)

Rekindle campfire memories with our Vegan S’mores Cupcakes. These delightful treats are a playful, indulgent trip down memory lane, complete with a graham cracker base, rich chocolate cake, and a fluffy marshmallow-like frosting.

They’re the perfect dessert for the holidays or a fun baking project with kids.

25. Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Mocha Cookies

Wake up your taste buds with the refreshing flavors of these Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Mocha Cookies.

These aren’t just cookies; they’re an experience, blending the richness of chocolate, the boldness of coffee, and the zest of peppermint into a vegan-friendly Christmas treat.

They’re perfect with a cup of coffee or hot cocoa; a must-try for coffee and chocolate lovers.

26. Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

Celebrate the season with our Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake, a fall favorite reimagined. This cheesecake is creamy, flavorful, and just the right amount of sweet, making it a fantastic gluten-free Christmas dessert.

It’s a harmonious blend of pumpkin spice and everything nice, promising to be a hit at your holiday gatherings.

27. Vegan Crème Brûlée

Indulge in a bit of French luxury with our exquisite Vegan Crème Brûlée. This dessert is sheer sophistication, offering a creamy, custard-like base beneath a crisp, caramelized sugar top.

It’s a delightful way to end a special meal, proving that vegan versions of classic desserts can be just as sublime as the originals.

28. Vegan Baileys Cheesecake

Elevate your holiday dessert table with our Vegan Baileys Cheesecake, a creamy, decadent treat infused with the rich flavors of Baileys Almande. It’s a grown-up dessert that’s sure to impress, perfect for any festive celebration.

Plus, it’s entirely dairy-free and egg-free, making it a guilt-free indulgence.

29. Vegan Yule Log

Our Vegan Yule Log brings the magic of a white Christmas indoors. This delightful roulade features a moist, vegan chocolate sponge cake filled and rolled with a creamy, dreamy frosting, all covered in a rich chocolate ganache.

It’s a centerpiece-worthy dessert that’s as beautiful as it is delicious.

30. Vegan Marshmallows

Light, fluffy, and sweet, our Vegan Marshmallows are a treat you can enjoy in hot cocoa, s’ mores, or straight out of the bag. These marshmallows are 100% vegan-friendly, made without gelatin, and perfect for adding a bit of sweetness to your holiday season.

It’s a mouthwatering dessert that everyone will love. They’ll keep coming back for more! 

31. Vegan Fudge (Tiramisu Bars)

Experience layers of flavor with our Vegan Fudge Tiramisu Bars. These bars are a creative take on the classic Italian dessert, with rich coffee-soaked vegan cake layered with creamy cocoa powder and almond extract,  and topped with a generous dusting of cocoa.

It’s a globally inspired treat right at your holiday table.

32. Vegan Apple Crisp

Savor the simplicity and comfort of our best Vegan Apple Crisp, a dessert that makes you feel at home. This dish is a warm, cinnamon-spiced apple mixture topped with a crispy, buttery crumble—perfect when served hot with a scoop of vegan ice cream.

It’s the ultimate comfort dessert for the holidays.

33. 5-Ingredient Vegan Caramel Sauce

Drizzle a little happiness on your desserts with this 5-ingredient Vegan Caramel Sauce. This sauce is liquid gold, a sweet, velvety-smooth addition to any dessert. It’s surprisingly easy to make and requires just a few basic ingredients.

Perfect for dressing up your vegan ice cream, cakes, and more!

34. Vegan Trifle (Black Forest)

Dive spoon-first into this Vegan Black Forest Trifle, a dessert that’s as stunning as it is delicious. This trifle layers rich, moist vegan chocolate cake with sweet cherries and fluffy, dairy-free whipped cream.

It’s sweet, decadent, and mouthwateringly delicious. No one could ever resist this. 

35. Vegan Apple Hand Pie

easy apple hand pies

Nothing can quite compare to the comforting embrace of a slice of Vegan Apple Pie, especially during the chilly holiday season.

This pie is a heartwarming conclusion to any merry Christmas feast, featuring a flaky, golden crust enveloping a sweet, cinnamon-spiced apple filling.

Each bite melds the warmth of tradition with the inclusivity of modern vegan diets, creating a symphony of taste that speaks to every guest around your table.

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