70 Easy Vegan Christmas Desserts & Drinks

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Happy holidays, friends! To celebrate, I’ve gathered 70 EASY vegan desserts and drinks to make your holiday spread decadent and delicious! 

Tray with a stack of Vegan Gluten-Free Apple Cider Donuts
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Vegan Gluten-Free Apple Cider Baked Donuts
Fluffy, apple-cider-infused vegan, gluten-free donuts! Naturally sweetened, about 30 minutes from start to finish, and perfect for fall!
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Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Pie in a pie pan with a couple slices removed
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Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Pie
Vegan peanut butter cup no-bake pie with a graham cracker crust and chocolate ganache top! 8 ingredients, simple to prepare, and SO delicious you won’t be able to have just 1 slice.
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Stack of three Easy Vegan Brownies on a wood cutting board
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4-Ingredient Easy Vegan Brownies
Incredibly rich, vegan, easy brownies made with just 4 ingredients and 1 bowl! Naturally sweetened, grain- and gluten-free, and so satisfying!
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Baking sheet filled with Vegan PB&J Thumbprint Cookies
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PB&J Graham Cracker Thumbprints
Tender vegan peanut butter thumbprint cookies with strawberry jam graham crackers. Just 7 ingredients, 30 minutes, and 1 bowl required.
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Partially eaten Vegan Chocolate Cake Bite topped with sprinkles in front of a bowl with more cake bites
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No-Bake Fudgy Chocolate Cake Bites
Fudgy chocolate cake bites that are vegan, gluten-free, grain-free and naturally sweetened! Just 7 ingredients required for this healthier dessert or snack!
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Tray and bowl with our Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Cookies alongside a glass of dairy-free milk
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Perfect Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Perfect vegan chocolate chip cookies made with simple methods and 9 ingredients. Tender, sweet, studded with chocolate, and undetectably gluten-free.
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Sugar cookies with frosting and sprinkles
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Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies (Vegan)
Easy, 1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies made without butter! Tender, crisp, sweet and perfect for the holidays.
Holding three No-Bake Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies over a tray
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5-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter Thumbprints
Tender, naturally-sweetened peanut butter thumbprint cookies filled with a tart, incredibly flavorful jam! No baking required, just 5 ingredients total, and ready in 20 minutes!
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Vegan Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies on a cutting board topped with red fabric
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Vegan Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men
1-bowl gingerbread men that are both vegan and gluten-free! Perfect for rolling out and stamping or rolling into balls for making the most tender, delicious gingersnaps on the planet.
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Top down shot of two glasses of Vegan Peppermint Drinking Chocolate
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Vegan Peppermint Drinking Chocolate
A festive, 4-ingredient drinking chocolate infused with peppermint. An indulgent, super creamy drink perfect for a crowd or hoarding all to yourself. Absolute perfection when topped with coconut whipped cream and crushed peppermint.
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Stacks of Fudgy Vegan Beet Cupcakes topped with cocoa powder
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Vegan Beet Cupcakes
Fudgy vegan cupcakes with pureed roasted beets and a dusting of cocoa powder.
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Spoonful of peanut butter and plate with slices of our Peanut Butter Swirl Black Bean Brownies
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Vegan Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies
Indulgent, fudgy black bean brownies with a rich peanut butter swirl. Simple with just one bowl and easy to find ingredients. Just pure, healthy decadence at its finest.
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Slice of Vegan GF Pumpkin Pie topped with coconut whipped cream
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Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie
THE best Pumpkin Pie that requires just 10 ingredients and is both vegan and gluten-free! Crisp crust, flavorful pumpkin center — the perfect pumpkin pie for your holiday meals.
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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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Two glasses of our Chili Cinnamon Hot Toddy recipe topped with lemon slices
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Spiced Cinnamon Bourbon Hot Toddy
A simple, 7-ingredient hot toddy with chili-cinnamon infused maple simple syrup. Tart from lemon and sweet from the simple syrup and bourbon. A naturally sweetened, warming cocktail for the colder months.
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Stack of three No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecakes
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No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecakes
9 ingredient vegan cheesecakes! Oreo crust, peanut butter filling swirled with chocolate ganache, topped with mini dark chocolate peanut butter cups. Simple, fast, no bake besides the crust!
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Cutting board with several Mini Vegan Cheesecakes of three different flavors
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7-Ingredient Vegan Cheesecakes
7-ingredient vegan, gluten-free cheesecakes that are creamy, slightly tart, perfectly sweet, and 100% irresistible. Better than real cheesecake and the perfect healthy, simple dessert to feed a crowd (or just you).
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Cutting board with a bowl of pomegranate arils beside fancy glasses filled with our St Germain Spritzers recipe
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St. Germain Pomegranate Spritzers
A spritzer of sparkling white wine, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, club soda and pomegranate juice. Pomegranate arils add a pop of color to this effortlessly delicious and simple cocktail.
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Dairy-free milk, spices, and two glasses of our homemade Vegan Chai Latte recipe
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Vegan Chai Latte
Our inspired take classic Indian chai lattes! Creamy, plant-based, perfectly spiced, and customizable to taste. The perfect warm drink for chilly winter days.
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Fresh orange wedge on the rim of a jar of Traditional Red Sangria
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Easy Traditional Red Sangria
Simple, traditional Red Spanish Sangria made with simple methods and just 6 ingredients. The perfect fruity summer beverage that’s adaptable and delicious!
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Stack of four Peppermint Black Bean Brownies with the top one frosted
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Vegan Peppermint Black Bean Brownies
1-bowl vegan brownies infused with peppermint and dusted with crushed candy canes. So delicious and fudgy you’d never guess they were vegan, gluten-free, and made with black beans!
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Plate with a slice of Pumpkin Spiced Apple Pie topped with vegan whipped cream and pumpkin pie spice
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Pumpkin-Spiced Apple Pie
8 ingredient vegan apple pie with subtle pumpkin flavor from both pumpkin pie spice and pumpkin butter (or puree). The perfect simple fall dessert.
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Glass of vegan Pumpkin Bourbon Milkshake
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Bourbon Pumpkin Milkshakes
A creamy, decadent pumpkin milkshake infused with fall spices and bourbon. The ultimate cold weather boozy indulgence.
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Assorted shapes of Vegan Sugar Cookies with pink and white frosting and sprinkles
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1 Bowl Vegan Sugar Cookies
Classic vegan sugar cookies made with 1 bowl in less than 1 hour. Sweet, tender, simple, and perfect for holiday gatherings and beyond!
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Slice of amazing Vegan Chocolate Cake on a plate
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1-Bowl Vegan Chocolate Cake
1-bowl vegan chocolate cake made in less than 1 hour with simple ingredients. A 2-layer buttercream-frosted cake that’s moist, fluffy, and rich with chocolate flavor.
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Overflowing mug of Mexican Hot Chocolate topped with Coconut Whipped Cream and chocolate sauce
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Vegan Mexican Hot Chocolate
Sweet and slightly spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate with cool, creamy coconut whipped cream.
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Partially eaten slice of Raw Carrot Cake resting beside the rest of the cake
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Raw Carrot Cake with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting
Raw vegan carrot cake made with 10 wholesome ingredients! Tender, 30 minutes to make, and topped with an optional cashew cream cheese frosting! 
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Removing a slice of Caramel Apple Tart from a plate
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Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart
An amazing 10-ingredient Vegan Cheesecake Tart with an oat-almond crust, creamy cashew-coconut center, and caramelized apples! The perfect easy, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened holiday dessert.
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Stack of two bowls with the top one filled with Homemade Peanut Butter M&Ms
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Homemade Peanut Butter M&Ms
6-ingredient Peanut Butter M&Ms that are vegan, gluten-free, sweet, salty, slightly crunchy, and WAY better than the original.
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Stack of Gluten-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies on a cutting board
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Double Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Easy 7-ingredient chocolate chip cookies with a double kick of peanut butter! Vegan, gluten-free, and healthy enough to enjoy for breakfast, a snack, or a late-night dessert.
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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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Parchment-lined baking sheet of Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles
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Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles
Vegan peanut butter pretzel truffles dipped in semisweet chocolate and topped with even more crushed pretzels. The perfect simple, healthier dessert.
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Slice of Vegan Apple Gingerbread Cake on a small plate
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1 Bowl Apple Gingerbread Cake
A hearty, 1-bowl vegan apple cake infused with gingerbread flavors and rolled oats. A healthier cake perfect for holiday gatherings and cozy afternoons alongside tea.
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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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Peanut Butter and Jelly Snack Bars beside dairy-free milk and a bowl of peanuts
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Peanut Butter and Jelly Snack Bars
Simple, 8-ingredient peanut butter and jelly bars with a naturally-sweetened oat-almond crust, and a strawberry jam and peanut butter topping! The perfect hearty snack or dessert!
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Two columns of Vegan Chai Ginger Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches
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Chai Ginger Ice Cream Sandwiches
Creamy ice cream sandwiches made with a sweet-and-spicy chai ice cream and tender ginger cookies. So simple and entirely vegan and gluten-free!
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Baking sheet with freshly baked Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Pecan Shortbread Cookies
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Vegan Gluten Free Banana Pecan Shortbread (Butter-Free)
Vegan and gluten-free banana pecan shortbread cookies made with just 7 ingredients and 1 bowl. Perfectly crisp with a slight tenderness, perfectly nutty and sweet, and perfect for gifting or taking on road trips.
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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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Plate of Two Vegan GF Shortcake Biscuits filled with strawberries and coconut whipped cream
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Perfect Strawberry Shortcake (Vegan / GF)
Fluffy, tender, vegan gluten-free shortcake topped with coconut whipped cream and strawberries! The perfect special diet-friendly dessert for summertime!
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AMAZING Vegan Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread! 1 bowl, naturally sweetened, SO delicious! #chocolate #zucchini #recipe #vegan #glutenfree #minimalistbaker
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1-Bowl Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Fluffy, tender, insanely delicious Chocolate Zucchini Bread! Made in just 1 bowl, naturally sweetened, SO delicious!
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Platter of Mini Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes topped with fresh berries
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No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes
Thick, custard-like vegan chocolate cheesecakes with a date-walnut cocoa crust. Just 10 ingredients required and entirely vegan and gluten free. Perfect topped with coconut whipped cream and fresh fruit.
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Drizzling Vegan Caramel Sauce onto an apple perched on a metal stand
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5-Ingredient Vegan Caramel Sauce
An easy, 5-ingredient vegan caramel sauce that requires just 15 minutes to make. A delicious, creamy, naturally-sweetened sauce perfect for any dessert!
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Parchment-lined baking sheet of No Bake Cookies topped with shredded coconut
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Coconut No Bake Cookies
Amazing no-bake cookies with coconut flakes, coconut sugar and coconut oil! Naturally sweetened, simple, and so delicious. A delicious twist on a classic.
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Baking sheet filled with pieces of Quinoa Brittle
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Quinoa Brittle
7-ingredient Quinoa Brittle naturally sweetened with maple syrup and coconut sugar, and it’s butter-free! Crispy, crunchy, nutritious – a healthier dessert or snack!
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Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies on a bright yellow background
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Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies
Easy, 10-ingredient mini vegan pumpkin pies with coconut oil crust! Naturally sweetened, simple to make, and so flaky and delicious! The perfect dessert for fall, especially Thanksgiving.
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Two bowls and a baking pan of Grain-Free Berry Crisp served with vegan ice cream
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Grain-Free Berry Crisp
Vegan berry crisp with 3 types of berries. It's naturally sweetened with crispy, grain-free topping! The perfect plant-based, gluten-free summer dessert!
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Wood board with three Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecakes topped with coconut whip and pecans
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Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake
Amazing vegan pumpkin cheesecake made with just 10 ingredients! Creamy, rich, perfectly sweet, and perfect for fall and holiday gatherings!
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Stack of homemade Vegan Coconut Butter Cups on a tray with a measuring cup of coconut butter
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5-Ingredient Chocolate Coconut Butter Cups
Dark Chocolate Coconut Butter Cups made with just 5 ingredients, naturally sweetened, and SO satisfying. The perfect healthier plant-based dessert!
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Spoons in a pan of Cinnamon Baked Apples topped with vegan ice cream
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Easy Cinnamon Baked Apples
Easy Cinnamon Baked Apples requiring simple ingredients, 1 bowl, plus naturally sweetened! The perfect grain- and gluten-free plant-based dessert for the holidays and beyond!
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Parchment-lined plate of Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
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Vegan Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies
Fudgy, peanut buttery no-bake cookies naturally sweetened and fiber-rich from oats! Just 9 ingredients, 25 minutes, and 1 pot required! An indulgent and satisfying dessert.
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Nine Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes on a red wood background
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Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes (Vegan + GF)
Naturally-sweetened, 1-Bowl Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes that are vegan and gluten-free and topped with mint-infused coconut whipped cream! The perfect dessert for the holidays and chocolate-peppermint lovers!
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Tray and bowl with our Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Cookies alongside a glass of dairy-free milk
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Perfect Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Perfect vegan chocolate chip cookies made with simple methods and 9 ingredients. Tender, sweet, studded with chocolate, and undetectably gluten-free.
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Plate with a slice of Chocolate PB Mousse Pie topped with coconut whipped cream, shaved chocolate, and peanuts
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Pie
Easy, rich 7 ingredient chocolate peanut butter mousse pie on a simple graham cracker crust. Creamy, thick, super chocolatey and balanced perfectly with salty peanut butter. The pie of my dreams.
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Bowl piled high with a batch of Gluten-Free Vegan Coconut Snowball Cookies
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Vegan Coconut “Snowball” Cookies
Fluffy, 7-ingredient vegan coconut cookies that are reminiscent of a snowball! Naturally sweetened, easy to make, and perfect for the holidays and winter!
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Two glasses filled with our Mayan Drinking Chocolate recipe
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Vegan Mayan Drinking Chocolate
Creamy, sultry vegan drinking chocolate made with dairy-free milk, dark chocolate, and a blend of Mayan spices. An indulgent, dairy- and gluten-free dessert in 15 minutes.
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Triple scooped Vanilla Bean Coconut Ice Cream on a stack of sugar cones
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Vanilla Bean Coconut Ice Cream
Perfect Vanilla Bean Coconut Ice Cream! Just 5 ingredients, simple methods, and insanely creamy results!
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Parchment-lined plate of Vegan Dark Chocolate Coconut Macaroons
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5 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Macaroons
5-ingredient Vegan Macaroons dipped in dark chocolate! 30 minutes from start to finish and so simple and delicious!
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Grabbing a mug of our delicious Vegan White Hot Chocolate for dessert
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Vegan White Hot Chocolate
Creamy, dreamy, naturally sweetened vegan white hot chocolate! Made with simple, wholesome ingredients in just 10 minutes. The perfect pick-me-up or gloomy-day treat.
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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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Small glass of Vegan Hot Chocolate topped with coconut whipped cream
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5-Minute Vegan Hot Cocoa
My go-to, 5-minute vegan hot chocolate made with simple ingredients you always have on hand. Creamy, luxurious and surprisingly healthy.
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Pie pan filled with Pretzel Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie
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Pretzel Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie
Amazing, 7-ingredient peanut butter chocolate mousse pie with a salty pretzel crust. Rich, savory sweet, and so easy to make.
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Stacks of DIY Dark Chocolate Almond Bars tied with twine
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DIY Dark Chocolate Almond Bars
Easy, 6-ingredient dark chocolate bars made from scratch and topped with toasted almonds and sea salt. Refined sugar free, vegan and gluten-free, and seriously satisfying.
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Pouring sparkling wine into a glass to make a Sparkling Pomegranate Margarita
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Sparkling Pomegranate Margaritas
Amazing 5-ingredient pomegranate margarita made bubbly with sparkling white wine. Perfectly tart, sweet and so refreshing. Perfect for New Year’s Eve and beyond!
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Partially eaten Caramel Peanut Butter Truffle for a decadent vegan dessert
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5-Ingredient Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Truffles
5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Truffles made with raw vegan caramel, salted peanut butter, and melted dark chocolate. Crunchy on the outside, perfectly creamy and salty-sweet on the inside.
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Drizzling icing onto a batch of delicious Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
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Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
1-Bowl Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls made with 10 ingredients using easy methods. Warm, gooey, perfectly sweet, and subtly spiced — perfect for fall!
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Partially sliced plate of Vegan GF Chocolate Hazelnut Cake
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1-Bowl Chocolate Hazelnut Cake (Vegan + GF)
AMAZING, rich chocolate hazelnut cake made in just 1 bowl! Entirely vegan and gluten-free and so simple to make. Perfect for every day or birthdays and special occasions.
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Wood platter with a mug of vegan Golden Milk alongside ingredients to make it
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5-Minute Golden Milk
Creamy, easy golden milk with dairy-free milk, ginger, turmeric, and coconut oil. Naturally sweetened, incredibly healthy, and so delicious. Ready in just 5 minutes!
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Jar of our simple homemade caffeine-free Chai Mix alongside fresh spices
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5-Minute Caffeine-Free Chai Mix
A quick-and-easy caffeine-free chai mix! The perfect solution for making this classic Indian beverage without caffeine in a snap. Just 6 ingredients and 5 minute required!
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Jar of Golden Milk Mix with the spices arranged in layers
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4-Ingredient Golden Milk Mix
A mixture of the 4 basic golden milk spices so you can easily prepare golden milk whenever the craving strikes. Perfect for both iced and hot golden milk.
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Spooning coconut whipped cream onto Vegan Hot Chocolate
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Feel Good Hot Chocolate
Insanely rich, delicious, refined-sugar-free vegan hot chocolate infused with real cocoa butter, cacao powder, and maca powder for serious feel-good vibes. Just 7 ingredients required!
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If you give any of these desserts and drinks a try, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Merry Christmas, friends!

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