28 BEST Vegan Desserts

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Do you have a sweet tooth? We do! We’ve put together a delectable array of our 28 best vegan dessert recipes for you. Expect everything from cookies to cakes to pies, and more. Let’s get baking!

Stack of Vegan Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies
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Fluffy 1-Bowl Sugar Cookies (Vegan + GF)
Fluffy, perfectly sweet sugar cookies made in 1 bowl! Roll out and cut into shapes or roll into easy circles. Entirely vegan and gluten-free, and perfect for the holidays and beyond!
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Vegan GF Banana Cream Pie topped with freshly sliced bananas
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Banana Cream Pie (Vegan + GF)
Absolutely delicious, 10-ingredient vegan banana cream pie! Crispy gluten-free crust, fluffy and silky cream center, and layered with 3 whole bananas!
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Stack of 4 Vegan Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownies made with walnuts
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Vegan Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownies
Black bean brownies (vegan and gluten-free) that require just 1 bowl and about 30 minutes to prepare! Healthy, easy, and delicious – the best kind of dessert.
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Banana slices around a bowl of Vegan Tahini Chocolate Soft Serve
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Tahini Chocolate Banana Soft Serve
Insanely creamy and naturally sweetened banana soft serve infused with tahini paste and raw cacao powder! A healthier and delicious way to indulge in a plant-based dessert or snack.
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Oats, dark chocolate, and a plate of Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Healthy, vegan, and gluten-free oatmeal chocolate chip cookies made with 10 wholesome ingredients! Tender on the inside, crunchy on the outside, SO delicious!
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Spoon in a baking pan of Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream
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Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream
10-ingredient MEGA creamy vegan ice cream loaded with peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough! So creamy and decadent you’d never believe it was dairy- and egg-free.
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Taking a bite of vegan and gluten-free Coconut Yogurt Cheesecake
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Vegan No-Bake Coconut Yogurt Cheesecake
Creamy, decadent vegan cheesecake made with a date-walnut crust and cashew-coconut-yogurt filling for the ultimate tangy-sweet treat. Just 10 ingredients required, no bake, and entirely vegan and gluten-free.
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Half eaten Dark Chocolate Vegan Truffle stacked atop more truffles
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2-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Truffles
Vegan, gluten-free dark chocolate truffles made with just 2 ingredients and simple methods! So easy, creamy, delectable and sinfully rich.
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Partially eaten Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcake on a pink wrapper
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The Best Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes
Amazing 1-bowl chocolate cupcakes that are undetectably vegan and gluten-free. Fudgy, moist, insanely chocolaty, and topped with sinful chocolate ganache frosting.
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Covering a batch of Vegan Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls with icing
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Vegan Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls
Amazing fluffy and tender vegan, gluten-free cinnamon rolls! Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required for these insanely flavorful and delicious rolls!
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Three layer Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake topped with fresh raspberries and blackberries
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Cake
A 1-bowl vegan gluten-free vanilla cake that’s perfectly tender, fluffy, and sweet! Delicious frosted or unfrosted and SO easy to make! 10 ingredients and 1 bowl required.
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Stack of healthy plant-based Peanut Butter Fudge
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Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge (4 Ingredients!)
Creamy, rich peanut butter fudge made with 4 ingredients! Naturally sweetened, healthy, and ready in 30 minutes! The perfect plant-based dessert.
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Vintage scale piled high with homemade Raw Vegan Oreos
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Raw Oreo Cookies
7-ingredient, raw vegan Oreo-inspired cookies that are refined-sugar-free, loaded with wholesome ingredients, and insanely satisfying! Entirely gluten-free and so delicious.
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Cutting board filled with Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies (V/GF)
Easy 1-Bowl Peanut Butter Cookies with Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms! Tender, salty-sweet, gluten-free, and perfect for the holidays!
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Batch of Raw Vegan Brownies cut into squares and topped with walnuts
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No-Bake Vegan Brownies with Chocolate Ganache
Simple, raw vegan brownies studded with walnuts and cacao nibs! A 5-ingredient coconut oil chocolate ganache is optional but recommended for a fudgy, decadent finish. A healthier vegan, gluten free dessert!
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Scoops of Sea Salt Caramel Coconut Ice Cream on a cone
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Sea Salt Caramel Coconut Ice Cream
Creamy, 7-ingredient coconut ice cream with a luxurious sea salt date caramel swirl! Naturally sweetened, so rich and satisfying, and ridiculously easy!
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Tahini Stuffed Dates coated in dark chocolate
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Tahini-Stuffed Dates (aka Tahini Bombs!)
A decadent yet healthy 30-minute vegan dessert! Fresh dates stuffed with tahini, dipped in DIY 4-ingredient chocolate, and sprinkled with coconut and sesame seeds.
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Bowl with a serving of the best Vegan Apple Crisp with a Pecan-Oat Topping
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The Best Vegan Apple Crisp
The best vegan apple crisp, naturally sweetened and made in 1 bowl! Tender, caramelized apples under a crispy, pecan-oat topping. Fall dessert perfection.
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Holding up a slice of Easy Baked Vegan Cheesecake topped with lemon and raspberries
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Easy Baked Cheesecake (Vegan + GF)
Amazing baked vegan cheesecake with a simple oat-almond crust that tastes like graham crackers! Easy to prepare, requiring just 1 blender! The closest thing to “real” cheesecake I’ve ever tasted.
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Cake platter with half of a Vegan GF Carrot Cake topped with Cashew Buttercream Frosting
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake
Amazing carrot cake made in 1 bowl! Simple to make, insanely moist and flavorful, and undetectably vegan and gluten-free!
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Holding up an ice cream cone with triple scooped homemade Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream
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Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream
Creamy, 6-ingredient vegan chocolate ice cream infused with cocoa powder, vegan dark chocolate, and coconut cream. Simple methods, extremely rich, and satisfying results.
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Easy Homemade Vegan Chocolates stacked tall in a bowl
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Easy Vegan Chocolate
Easy, 3-ingredient vegan chocolate! Naturally sweetened, customizable, super velvety and rich, and seriously good for you!
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Stack of four slices of Vegan Chocolate Fudge made with dates
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Healthy Vegan Fudge (30 minutes!)
Easy vegan fudge made healthy with a base of coconut, nut butter, and cacao powder. Naturally sweetened with maple syrup and dates, and intensely chocolaty thanks to melted cocoa butter and cacao powder. The ultimate rich, vegan-friendly fudge.
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Batch of Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars topped with lemon slices and powdered sugar
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Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars
Creamy, naturally sweetened vegan lemon bars made with 10 simple ingredients and a delicious gluten-free crust.
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Vegan Smores Bars with oven roasted marshmallows on top
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S’mores Bars (Vegan + GF)
Easy, 10-ingredient, vegan, gluten-free s’mores bars with an almond-pecan-oat crust, chocolate ganache layer, and toasted vegan marshmallows!
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Stack of Vegan Ice Cream Snickers Bars
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5 Ingredient Vegan Ice Cream Snickers
Vegan ice cream snickers made at home with just 5 ingredients! Naturally sweetened, so rich and creamy, and shockingly close to the real thing!
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Cutting board filled with mini White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cheesecakes
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White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cheesecake
10-ingredient vegan cheesecake infused with cocoa butter and macadamia nuts. Creamy and rich center with crunchy macadamia nuts throughout. A naturally sweetened dessert that’s created entirely in the blender!
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Holding up a White Chocolate Truffle above a plate of more truffles
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5-Ingredient White Chocolate Truffles
Creamy, perfectly sweet, vegan white chocolate truffles made with 5 ingredients! Low sugar, easy to make, and entirely plant-based!
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If you give any of these vegan dessert recipes a try, let us know! Leave a comment or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Happy cooking, friends!

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