Make these easy Christmas cookies that are vegan and paleo to share holiday treats with your friends and family who are following vegan, paleo, gluten-free, and dairy-free diets.
The holiday season is nearly upon us, and that presents us with lots of challenges, like juggling time and commitments, functions and gatherings, gift giving and entertaining, and that precious and elusive relaxing time. For those of us who are following vegan, paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and grain-free diets, the holidays with all of their glorious baked goods can bring even more challenges.
But don’t worry, I did a lot of the leg work for you, and found you 11 easy Christmas cookie recipes that are vegan and paleo, and they are going to go perfectly with a mug of dairy-free peppermint hot chocolate.
In my search to find these special recipes for you, there was a constant theme I kept seeing. Everyone is reminiscing over the fond memories of baking their favorite cookies for the Christmas season. Classic thumb prints, ginger snaps, macaroons, sugar cookies, and the ever popular snickerdoodles have all been made paleo and vegan friendly, and will keep your traditions alive and well!
Chocolate Almond Butter Thumbprint Cookies – Bakerita
Hello chocolate! These little morsels of perfection are going to be your Christmas present to yourself! Paleo friendly, vegan friendly, and free of refined sugar. You’re welcome.
Paleo Pecan Sandies – Cook Eat Paleo
These pecan sandies cookies are super simple. Just a few ingredients and they come together so quickly you’ll want to make them all year long!
Chocolate Peppermint Balls – The Hummusapien
What would the season be without peppermint? Chocolate is pretty fantastic on its own, add peppermint, and it only gets better from here. This no bake cookie just made Christmas.
Holiday Ginger Snap Cookies – Paleo Newbie
Gingersnaps are my new favorite cookie, and I just love how this uses all the traditional holiday flavors. Any recipe that has ginger and black strap molasses is pretty much going to be a friend of mine.
Cassava Flour Sugar Cookies (AIP/Paleo, Vegan) – Beyond The Bite
What would the holiday be without sugar cookies? This recipe even includes frosting a paleo and vegan frosting.
Jam Filled Thumbprint Cookies – Delicious Obsessions
And my heart soared when I found these. Jam thumbprint cookies made with all paleo and vegan friendly ingredients, again, a win win.
Mexican Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookies (Vegan, Paleo) – Cotter Crunch
I love the cinnamon, cocoa, and hint of chili spices in this spin on sugar cookies! They are paleo and vegan friendly, no butter or dairy needed.
Pumpkin Spice Thumbprint Cookies – A Girl Worth Saving
These thumbprint cookies are so incredibly good for you, you’d hardly believe it! Coconut flour, pumpkin puree, and a surprising frosting with no added sweeteners.
Grain Free Snickerdoodles – Running With Spoons
Almond flour, maple syrup to keep it vegan, and of course cinnamon are they key ingredients here. These look amazing!
4 Ingredient Almond Coconut Cookie Balls (Paleo & Vegan) – Southern In Law
These quick and easy cookies are gluten-free, dairy-free, and even have a nut-free option!
Chocolate Macaroons – A Clean Bake
These no bake treats are sure to delight your holiday visitors. Gluten-free, dairy-free dark chocolate and coconut and we are on our way to having a wonderful holiday season.
Eating well through the holidays can become challenging for a lot of people. These vegan and paleo friendly recipes for Christmas cookies will help keep your holidays, health, and traditions merry.