66 Plant-Based Halloween Recipes

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Assortment of recipes perfect for Halloween

Halloween: the perfect day to unashamedly satisfy any sweet/chocolate/dessert craving! Whether you’re hosting a gathering, taking the kids trick-or-treating, or calling it a cozy night in, we’re sharing all of our FAVORITE plant-based Halloween recipes perfect for adding to your spooky menus! We’ve got pumpkin-y breakfasts, comforting spiced drinks, decadent party desserts, and of course, ALL the vegan candy recipes! Scroll through to activate your sweet tooth…and happy Halloween, friends!

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Breakfasts

Bowl and pan of our incredible Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal perfect for fall
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Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal
Perfect baked oatmeal with pumpkin purée, warm spices, and maple syrup, studded with pecans and cranberries. Made in just 1 bowl with 10 ingredients.
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Two jars of apple overnight oats with cinnamon
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Apple Pie Overnight Oats
Easy overnight oats infused with the flavors of apple pie! Naturally sweetened, cinnamon-infused, and just 9 wholesome ingredients required. Perfect for fall and beyond!
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Partially sliced loaf of Vegan GF Pumpkin Bread on a tray
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1-Bowl Pumpkin Bread (V + GF)
1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread that’s moist, perfectly spiced and sweet, and seriously simple! Ideal for breakfast, snacking, and fall gatherings.
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Bowl of Cranberry Pumpkin Oats with Coconut Whipped Cream
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Cranberry Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats
Warm, comforting bowls of oats made with cranberries, pumpkin, and spices. Gluten-free, plant-based, rich in antioxidants, and ready in just 25 minutes!
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Batch of Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins in paper liners
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Vegan pumpkin muffins studded with chocolate chips. Super moist, simple, and the perfect fall breakfast or snack.
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Stack of Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Pancakes topped with a peanut butter cup
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Peanut Butter Cup Pancakes (Vegan + Gluten-Free)
Peanut butter cup-inspired pancakes with a chocolate rim and peanut butter center. Vegan, gluten-free, and ooey-gooey delicious.
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Two Vegan Sticky Buns on a piece of parchment paper
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The World’s Easiest Sticky Buns
Easy, fool-proof sticky buns for the novice baker. 9 basic ingredients, no complicated methods, just straightforward, ooey-gooey sticky buns. And they’re vegan!
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Baking sheet of nuts and seeds for making Toasted Pumpkin Muesli
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Toasted Pumpkin Muesli
Healthy, 20-minute toasted muesli with pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pie spice for a fall flavor infusion. A hearty, simple breakfast or snack.
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Drizzling syrup onto a stack of Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes topped with sliced banana
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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes (GF)
Fluffy chocolate chocolate chip pancakes made in 20 minutes with wholesome ingredients. The perfect vegan, gluten-free, naturally sweetened breakfast!
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Partially sliced loaf of Chocolate PB Banana Bread topped with chocolate chips
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Snack Bread (V+GF One Bowl)
Healthy, 1-bowl Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread. Perfect for snacking, breakfasts on the go, or a wholesome dessert. Vegan, gluten-free, and so insanely moist and delicious.
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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Waffles topped with sliced bananas and chocolate chips
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1-Bowl Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Waffles
These vegan, gluten-free waffles have the crispy texture and sweet flavor of banana bread studded with chocolate chips. Plus, just 1 bowl and 30 minutes required! Enjoy as a lazy weekend treat, or make a batch ahead of time to enjoy throughout the week.
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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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Drinks

Glass of chocolate hazelnut milk
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Creamy Chocolate Hazelnut Milk
Creamy homemade chocolate hazelnut milk is like Nutella in a glass! Just 5 ingredients, naturally sweetened with maple syrup and dates, super chocolaty, and irresistible! Enjoy cold or hot!
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Mug of our dairy-free Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe topped with coconut whipped cream
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Easy Pumpkin Spice Latte
A healthier, delicious homemade take on pumpkin spice latte made in 1 pot with simple ingredients and ready in 10 minutes!
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chickpea Shake topped with coconut whipped cream
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Peanut Butter Banana Chickpea Shake (5 Ingredients!)
Creamy Peanut Butter Banana Chickpea Shake with just 5 ingredients, 5 minutes, and 1 blender required. A satisfying, plant-based treat with plenty of fiber and protein!
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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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Two glasses of our Apple Cider Hot Rooibos Toddy recipe topped with sliced lemon
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Apple Cider Rooibos Hot Toddy
Simple, soul-warming apple cider hot toddy infused with ginger, cinnamon, and rooibos tea. Spicy, naturally sweet, and perfect for cold winter nights.
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Two glasses of Vegan Chocolate Malt topped with coconut whip and chocolate syrup
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3-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Malt
Easy, 3-ingredient vegan chocolate malt with creamy vanilla bean coconut ice cream, naturally sweetened chocolate syrup, and superfood maca powder!
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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-inspired spices. An indulgent, dairy- and gluten-free dessert in 15 minutes.
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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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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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Dairy-free milk, spices, and two glasses of our homemade Vegan Chai Latte recipe
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Vegan Chai Latte
Our inspired take on 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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Straws, cans of natural root beer, and two glasses of our Vodka & Coconut Ice Cream Root Beer Floats recipe
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Vodka Root Beer Floats with Coconut Ice Cream
Vodka root beer float made with dairy-free cinnamon coconut ice cream. Deliciously vegan!
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Candies

Stack of DIY peanut butter cups
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Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
The ultimate DIY peanut butter cups! We tested all the chocolates, sweeteners, and peanut butters to share the best method for perfectly salty-sweet peanut butter cups. Just 6 simple ingredients required!
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Stack of halved Vegan Milky Ways revealing the insides
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Vegan Milky Way
Decadent vegan Milky Way made with date-coconut-almond nougat, date caramel, and a dark chocolate shell! 6 ingredients, 30 minutes, so delicious!
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Wood cutting board filled with a batch of our homemade Caramel Almond Butter Cups
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Bourbon Caramel Almond Butter Cups
7-ingredient from scratch Bourbon Almond Butter Cups. Decadent, sweet, satisfying, and surprisingly simple.
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Delicious homemade Vegan Chocolate Turtle Candies on a wood cutting board
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5-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Turtles
Easy 5-ingredient vegan turtles made with a date-almond base, roasted pecans, and melted vegan dark chocolate. Simple flavors, big luxurious taste.
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Stack of easy homemade Twix bars
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Easy Homemade Twix Bars (Vegan, Gluten-Free)
Easy, homemade Twix bars with a crunchy cookie layer, date caramel, and perfectly sweet chocolate coating. Undetectably plant-based and gluten-free. Just 9 simple ingredients required!
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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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My FAVORITE DIY Vegan Dark Chocolate! 5 ingredients, naturally sweetened, SO creamy and rich! #vegan #plantbased #dessert #healthy #recipe #glutenfree #chocolate #minimalistbaker
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5-Ingredient Vegan Dark Chocolate
A healthy, easy 5-ingredient recipe for homemade dark chocolate made with cacao butter and cacao powder and naturally sweetened with maple syrup!
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Bowl of Vegan PayDay Bites on a purple background
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2-Ingredient Vegan PayDay Bites
These caramelly, delicious, 2-ingredient vegan PayDay-inspired bites are a healthier take on the classic candy bar. Gluten-free, naturally sweetened, and only 15 minutes to make!
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Holding a almond joy stuffed date on a plate
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Almond Joy Stuffed Dates
Incredible Almond Joy stuffed dates with just 6 ingredients required! All of the flavors of coconutty Almond Joys stuffed into a medjool date and dipped in dark chocolate. Naturally vegan and gluten-free and SO delicious.
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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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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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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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Plate of homemade Vegan Snickers Bars on plastic wrap
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5-Ingredient Vegan Snickers Bars
Homemade vegan snickers bars made with just 5 simple and better-for-you ingredients.
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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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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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Bowl of Vegan Pumpkin Caramels rolled in pumpkin seeds
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Vegan Pumpkin Caramels
Delicious Date Pumpkin Caramels that require just 6 ingredients. Naturally sweetened and infused with pumpkin two ways. The perfect healthy dessert for fall.
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Pieces of homemade Pumpkin Bark on a baking sheet
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Pumpkin Bark
A 2-layer bark featuring dark and white chocolate with plenty of crunch from almonds and pumpkin seeds and a sweet touch from dried cranberries.
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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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Slices of Vegan Milk Chocolate on a small plate
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Creamy Vegan Milk Chocolate (Low Sugar)
Creamy vegan milk chocolate made with 6 ingredients! Low sugar, naturally sweetened, incredibly rich and satisfying. A delicious plant-based dessert!
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overhead image of date sweetened truffles on a blue and white tile being dipped into cacao powder
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10-Minute Chocolate Truffles (Date-Sweetened)
Fudgy, rich, healthier vegan chocolate truffles made with whole food ingredients! Just 10 minutes and 7 ingredients required, naturally sweetened with dates, and full of healthy fats from cashew butter and almond flour!
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Desserts

Biting into a slice of our 1-Bowl Pumpkin Pie recipe
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1-Bowl Pumpkin Pie (Vegan + GF)
Easy, 1-bowl pumpkin pie with a salted cashew-oat crust and naturally sweetened, perfectly spiced pumpkin filling. Perfect for the holidays and beyond!
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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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Plate stacked with three apple butter cheesecake bars
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Apple Butter Cheesecake Bars (Vegan/GF)
All of the flavors of autumn packed into vegan, gluten-free cheesecake bars! Apple butter is swirled with a coconut cashew filling and baked over an almond-oat crust. Naturally sweetened and just 10 wholesome ingredients required!
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Close up shot of a bowl of our homemade vegan Chocolate Pudding recipe
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Vegan Chocolate Protein Pudding (Two Ways!)
Rich, chocolaty vegan pudding made two ways: with cashews or black beans! Naturally sweetened and made with just 6 simple ingredients.
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Distressed white wood board topped with Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars
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Creamy Pumpkin Pie Bars (V + GF)
Crazy-delicious Pumpkin Pie Bars made entirely in the blender with 10 ingredients! Plus, naturally sweetened and a no-fuss crust. The perfect plant-based, gluten-free dessert for fall!
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Stack of homemade Vegan Whoopie Pies
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Vegan Whoopie Pies
Fluffy, amazing vegan whoopie pies made in just 1 bowl with simple methods! Almost 100% naturally sweetened, gluten-free, and so delicious.
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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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Bowl of Healthified Apple Crisp with vanilla ice cream
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Healthified Apple Crisp (1 Bowl!)
1-bowl, gluten-free, lower sugar apple crisp made with oats, pecans, and caramelized apples. A healthier vegan dessert that’s perfect for fall!
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Holding up a waffle cone with two scoops of homemade Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
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Vegan Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
Creamy 10-ingredient vegan pumpkin pie ice cream with tons of creamy pumpkin purée. Simple to make, perfectly sweetened, and subtly spiced.
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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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Homemade peanut butter patties on a plate
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Easy Peanut Butter Patties (AKA Tagalongs!)
Homemade Peanut Butter Patties (a.k.a. Tagalongs) that taste like the real thing! Undetectably vegan and gluten-free, simple to make, and SO satisfying!
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Tray stacked tall with homemade Vegan 7-Layer Bars
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Vegan 7 Layer Bars
Decadent vegan 7-layer bars with an almond-oat crust, date caramel, coconut butter and flakes, chocolate chips, and peanut butter! Easy to make, gluten-free, and insanely delicious!
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Tray with slices of our Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Roll recipe
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Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Roll
Amazingly moist, flavorful pumpkin roll that's made in one bowl and entirely vegan and gluten-free! The perfect plant-based dessert for the holiday season.
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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 purée). The perfect simple fall dessert.
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Stack of bowls with the top one filled with scoops of homemade Vegan Snickers Ice Cream
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Vegan Snickers Ice Cream
Vegan coconut milk ice cream with vegan caramel sauce, roasted peanuts, and bits of bittersweet chocolate.
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Slices of Carrot Apple Snack Cake on a platter and parchment paper
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1-Bowl Carrot Apple Snack Cake
Hearty, vegan carrot apple snack cake made in 1 bowl! Wholesome, simple ingredients, simple to make, tender, and perfectly sweet!
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Sliced orange and cinnamon sticks next to a bowl and baking dish of orange cranberry crisp
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Orange Cranberry Crisp (Gluten-Free & Easy!)
All of the flavors of cranberry sauce in a saucy, streusel-topped crisp! Cranberries are naturally sweetened with maple syrup and orange juice and topped with rolled oats, almond flour, cinnamon, and coconut sugar. The ultimate holiday breakfast or dessert! Just 10 ingredients required.
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Bowl with two scoops of Vegan Salted Bourbon Caramel Ice Cream and a wooden spoon
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Vegan Salted Bourbon Caramel Ice Cream
9-ingredient super creamy vegan ice cream infused with a subtle bourbon caramel sea salt flavor. Perfect on its own or for pairing with crisps and pies or adding to boozy milk shakes. Dream big.
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Stack of Sweet Potato Brownies topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
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Fudgy Sweet Potato Brownies (V/GF)
Incredibly fudgy sweet potato brownies with cacao, almond butter, and oats. Naturally sweetened with maple syrup and topped with pecans and chocolate chips for the ultimate healthier treat!
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Slice of Vegan Chai Cheesecake next to a jar of caramel sauce and the remaining cheesecake
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No-Bake Vegan Chai Cheesecake
Incredibly creamy, rich vegan cheesecake with a 2-ingredient date-walnut crust and creamy cashew-coconut filling with black tea and chai spices. The perfect comforting, naturally sweetened dessert for fall and beyond.
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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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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 and 1 bowl, plus naturally sweetened! The perfect grain- and gluten-free plant-based dessert for the holidays and beyond!
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Removing a slice of gluten-free vegan Pumpkin Cake from a cutting board
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1-Bowl Pumpkin Cake (Vegan + GF)
Wholesome, naturally sweetened pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting! Vegan, gluten-free, and perfect for fall!
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