The ultimate collection of over 40 vegan dessert recipes that are gluten free and easy! Everything from classics, like vegan chocolate cake to vegan chocolate chip cookies, to fun recipes, like vegan Oreo brownies and vegan peanut butter chocolate cupcakes. Absolutely everyone will love these dessert recipes, vegan or not!
If you’re looking to convince a loved one or friend that vegan desserts can be just as delicious, if not better, than more traditionally made desserts, look no further.
This collection of over 40 vegan dessert recipes is everything you need to show that nixing the dairy and eggs is not as bad as it seems.
Below, you’ll find twists on classics that are nearly identical in taste, look, and texture to the traditional recipe, and even several no bake vegan dessert recipes that are perfect when you don’t want to turn on the oven!
You’ll find a vegan dessert for everyone, from those with allergies to kids and adults alike! Trust me, as a vegan dessert cookbook author, I know a thing or two about making sure the recipe fits all taste buds.
And if you need more holiday-specific vegan dessert recipes, be sure to check out my vegan Thanksgiving desserts and vegan Christmas cookies guide, along with my vegan Thanksgiving recipes collection.
For all of my vegan dessert recipes, check out our recipe index for vegan desserts!
Vegan Cookie Recipes:
A collection of absolutely delicious yet undetectably dairy free and gluten free vegan cookies that are incredibly easy to make! If you’re looking for a vegan dessert to please both kids and adults, these recipes are your go-to!
For more holiday-themed vegan cookie recipes, check out my vegan Christmas cookies and grab the free cookie sheet and grocery list too!
Chewy & Soft Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
These are the best vegan chocolate chip cookies you’ll ever make!! Chewy edges and soft, molten middles studded with melty chocolate chips. Easy to make with ingredients you probably already have, absolutely no one will know these cookies are vegan, no dairy and no eggs thanks to our secret and simple ingredient!
BEST Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free)
Ooey gooey vegan double chocolate chip cookies that taste like a brownie in cookie form! Stress-free baking and easy to make gluten free, these are the best vegan Christmas cookies!
Unbelievably Vegan Oatmeal Cookies (Gluten Free Option)
Unbelievably chewy, soft , and sweet vegan oatmeal cookies are iced with a simple glaze and taste just like the classic old fashioned cookie! So easy to make, and you can even make them gluten free too!
Vegan CHOCOLATE STUFFED PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES
These soft and fluffy Peanut Butter Cookies have a molten chocolate center and melt in your mouth! Made with only 6 vegan and gluten-free ingredients.
Healthy Vegan Snickerdoodles (Super Easy!)
This is the only snickerdoodle cookies recipe you’ll ever need! Chewy and soft, these undetectably healthy vegan snickerdoodle cookies are easy to make and completely egg free, dairy free, gluten free, and low in sugar!
Best Ever Vegan Sugar Cookies (Gluten-Free)
These are the absolute best vegan sugar cookies I’ve ever tasted. It’s a really simple dough and the vegan royal icing is perfect for decorating classic Christmas cookies!
3 Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Cookies
Healthy Banana Oatmeal Cookies are so easy to make and require just 3 simple ingredients. Vegan and easily made gluten-free, these cookies are perfect for breakfast, dessert, or a snack.
Easy Chewy & Soft Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies
These perfectly chewy and soft vegan peanut butter cookies are a dream! So easy to make, and undetectably eggless and dairy free!
Unbelievably Vegan S’mores Cookies (Gluten Free option!)
The best s’mores stuffed cookies you’ll ever make that are incredibly easy and undetectably vegan! Stuffed with a melted marshmallow and completely refined sugar free and can be gluten free, you won’t be able to stop with these vegan s’mores cookies!
Easy Vegan Madeleines Recipe (French Madeleine Cookies)
Perfectly sweet, light, and fluffy vegan madeleines that taste just like the classic French cake! Secretly eggless, dairy free, and easily gluten free, these madeleines have a delicate buttery vanilla flavor and are perfect with coffee or tea!
Easy Oreo Chocolate Chip Cookies (No Eggs, No Dairy!)
These chewy & soft Oreo chocolate chip cookies are FULL of crushed Oreo cookies and melty chocolate chips! Naturally eggless, dairy free, and gluten free, these cookies n’ cream cookies are super easy!
Vegan Brownie Recipes:
Vegan brownies are easily the key to my heart. Eat them as a healthy vegan dessert just as is or crumble them on top of a vegan ice cream. In this section, you’ll find a mix of both vegan and vegan gluten free brownie recipes!
Super Fudgy Vegan Brownies Recipe
If you’re looking for the PERFECT vegan brownies that everyone loves (not just vegans!), then this brownie recipe is it! Made in one bowl with simple ingredients, so fudgy, rich, and decadent, you’d never know they’re eggless and dairy-free!
Super Easy Oreo Brownies | Better than boxed mix brownies!
Fudgy and decadent Oreo brownies are THE brownies to make! Packed with rich chocolate and loads of Oreo cookies, these easy brownies are naturally eggless, dairy free, and easily gluten free, yet you’d never know!
Chewy & Soft Vegan Blondies (Gluten Free)
These are truly the best vegan blondies I’ve ever had! Super rich and gooey, naturally gluten free, nut free, one bowl, ready in under 25 minutes, and only 7 ingredients, these “buttery” blondies are so easy to make and eat!
Vegan Nutella Brownie Cookie Bars
These easy vegan brownie cookie bars stuffed with dairy free Nutella are the epitome of decadence! Full of super rich and creamy homemade Nutella, these brookies are a wonderful indulgent vegan dessert!
Super Fudgy Vegan Zucchini Brownies | Healthy + Gluten Free!
These super fudgy and rich vegan zucchini brownies are the ultimate indulgence while being full of fresh zucchini, refined sugar free, dairy free, and gluten free! So easy to make, and you’d never know these brownies are healthier!
The BEST Vegan Pumpkin Brownies (Gluten Free!)
Ultra rich healthy vegan pumpkin brownies swirled with a vegan pumpkin cheesecake for the ultimate pumpkin dessert! You’ll never know this pumpkin vegan brownie recipe is eggless, dairy free, easily gluten free, and lower in sugar! Easy to make and the perfect fall dessert!
Soft & Chewy Vegan Snickerdoodle Blondies
Basically the best of a snicerkdoodle cookie in cookie bar form, these chewy and soft snickerdoodle blondies are full of sweet cinnamon with a slight tang! Like the classic holiday cookie, but a blondie and entirely vegan, eggless, and dairy free!
Easy Monster Cookie Bars (Vegan + Healthier!)
These amazingly easy monster cookie bars are like a vegan monster cookie in bar form! With all of the classic flavors of creamy peanut butter, oats, and gooey chocolate, these candy loaded cookie bars are undetectably eggless, gluten free, and dairy free, and perfect for a quick and easy healthy dessert!
Vegan Cake Recipes:
Cakes are truly my favorite dessert to make. There is just so much love that goes into each one! This collection of vegan cakes highlights my top favorites on the blog, with tons of gluten-free options.
For even more vegan cake recipes, check out my vegan cake recipes round-up!
The Best Vegan Vanilla Cake
The ultimate vegan vanilla cake that’s incredibly fluffy, moist, and decadently sweet- yet, you’d never know it’s vegan, dairy free, gluten free, and healthier! Just 9 ingredients for the perfect vegan cake for any birthday, graduation, wedding, or holiday!
Best Easy Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe (Gluten Free Option)
Absolutely decadent and irresistibly moist vegan chocolate cake layered with an undetectably vegan chocolate buttercream frosting! This is the best vegan chocolate cake you’ll ever make that everyone will love!
Super Moist Vegan Coconut Cake (Gluten Free Option)
This is truly the best vegan coconut cake I’ve ever had! So moist and fluffy, and full of fresh coconut and vanilla with a dairy free coconut cream cheese frosting that just sets this coconut cake apart from the rest!
The Best Vegan Carrot Cake (Gluten Free)
This is honestly the best vegan carrot cake I’ve ever had, and it’s a crowd favorite with even non-vegan eaters. Entirely gluten free and topped with a creamy dairy free cream cheese frosting, this easy one bowl carrot cake is soon to be your favorite too!
Best Ever Vegan Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This rich and velvety vegan red velvet cake with dairy free cream cheese frosting is the ultimate vegan cake recipe! The perfect balance of cocoa and sweetness with a slight tang, this red velvet cake will be your favorite, vegan or not! Naturally dairy free and gluten free!
The Best Vegan Banana Cake Ever (Super Moist!)
This is truly the ultimate vegan banana cake recipe that doesn’t even taste vegan nor dairy free! With a super moist and rich fluffy banana cake that’s slightly spiced with cinnamon and a delicious dairy free cream cheese frosting, this will be your favorite vegan cake recipe ever!
Super Moist Vegan Apple Cake with Cinnamon Caramel Frosting
Super easy vegan apple spice cake topped with a cinnamon buttercream frosting and drizzled in dairy free caramel sauce! This caramel apple cake is full of warming spices for a delicious fall dessert!
BEST Easy Baked Vegan Cheesecake (No Tofu, No Cashews, Gluten Free!)
This ultra creamy and rich baked vegan cheesecake tastes just like the classic New York style cheesecake: super creamy, soft, and slightly tangy! So easy to make with a gluten free graham cracker crust, and no tofu, no cashews, and no coconut cream!
Vegan Cherry Pineapple Dump Cake
This insanely easy 4 ingredient vegan cherry pineapple dump cake may be the absolutely easiest vegan cake ever. Simple, delicious and a hit with a crowd!
Vegan Lemon Olive Oil Cake (Easy & Dairy-Free)
You’ll absolutely love this luscious vegan lemon olive oil cake! The bright, citrus aroma and light, airy texture make it a winner in our world. So easy to whip together with ordinary, everyday ingredients––you probably already have them canoodling in your kitchen cupboard.
Vegan Cupcake Recipes:
A second favorite for me, these vegan cupcakes are basically the miniature versions of my favorite cake recipes. Make these healthy vegan cupcakes for parties and celebrations alike!
BEST Ever Easy Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes (Gluten Free Option + VIDEO!)
This is the ultimate vegan vanilla cupcakes recipe! Super easy to make, soft, sweet, fluffy, and full of vanilla flavor, these vanilla cupcakes will be your favorite cupcake recipe, vegan or not! Topped with a delicious dairy free buttercream and easily made gluten free as well!
Amazing Vegan Coconut Cupcakes (Gluten Free Option)
These fluffy and moist vegan coconut cupcakes are absolutely perfect! With real coconut flavor (no extracts!), the moist perfect crumb texture, and an incredible vegan cream cheese frosting, these incredibly easy coconut cupcakes are perfect for all eaters, whether or not you’re vegan and gluten free!
Best Easy Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes (Gluten Free)
These vegan chocolate cupcakes are the BEST chocolate cupcakes you will ever have! Super rich, fluffy, and moist, these easy vegan chocolate cupcakes will turn any vanilla lover into a chocolate lover!
Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes (Gluten Free)
Super rich and decadent, moist chocolate cupcakes with a creamy peanut butter filling that’s like a peanut butter cup and all topped with a fluffy dairy free peanut butter buttercream! If you love chocolate and peanut butter, you will LOVE these naturally vegan, dairy free, and easily gluten free cupcakes!
Unbelievably Vegan White Chocolate Cupcakes
The moist tender and moist vegan white chocolate cupcakes that don’t taste dairy free!! Topped with dairy free buttercream Christmas trees, these white chocolate cupcakes make the perfect vegan holiday cupcake treat!
Best Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting
These amazing and easy vegan red velvet cupcakes taste just like the real deal! This is the easiest vegan cupcake recipe and yield the most perfect red velvet cupcakes, vegan or not!
Super Moist & Fluffy Vegan Funfetti Cupcakes
These incredibly sweet and fluffy vegan funfetti cupcakes taste just like classic funfetti cupcakes! With a super moist and tender cake filled with vegan sprinkles, these vegan funfetti cupcakes are ready in under 30 minutes for the perfect birthday dessert!
Easy Vegan Strawberry Cupcakes
These super fresh and light vegan strawberry cupcakes are full of real strawberries and are incredibly easy to make! Topped with a dairy free strawberry buttercream for an amazing vegan cupcake recipe that all eaters will love, vegan or not! This post is sponsored by Florida Crystals. All opinions are my own. Thank you for
Healthy Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting (Vegan)
These incredibly moist vegan pumpkin cupcakes taste and look like fall. Packed with pumpkin spice and topped with vegan cream cheese frosting, they make the perfect fall treat.
No Bake Vegan Dessert Recipes:
Of course, if you don’t want to use your oven, this section is for you. This collection of healthy no bake vegan desserts will be your go to section for the summer time.
4 Ingredient Creamy Vegan Creme Brûlée (No Coconut!)
This incredibly easy 4 ingredient vegan creme brûlée is so creamy and lush, and tastes just like the French classic! No coconut milk and naturally nut-free!
Easy Vegan Truffles (4 ingredients!)
These vegan truffles are THE best homemade chocolate truffle recipe because you’d never know they’re dairy free. Just 4 ingredients, and super easy for the best healthier vegan chocolate dessert!
5 Ingredient Easy Vegan Chocolate Mousse (Aquafaba Mousse)
This super rich and creamy fluffy vegan chocolate mousse is so easy to make with just 5 pantry staple ingredients and entirely dairy free, coconut free, soy free, nut free, gluten free and refined sugar free! Your new favorite healthier chocolate mousse recipe, vegan or not!
Vegan No Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars (Gluten Free)
These super easy vegan no bake cheesecake bars are like a Reese’s peanut butter cup in cheesecake form! With a quick and easy gluten free brownie crust and creamy rich peanut butter dairy free cheesecake filling, these vegan cheesecake bars will be your go-to summer dessert!
Super Easy Edible Healthy Cookie Dough (Gluten Free!)
This super easy healthy cookie dough is the ULTIMATE edible cookie dough recipe! Undetectably gluten free, dairy free, vegan, nut free, and refined sugar free, this cookie dough tastes just like the real deal and is the perfect single serving healthy dessert!
Healthier Vegan Snickers Bars (Easy!)
The BEST homemade vegan Snickers bars that are easy, sugar free, healthy, and made with only 6 ingredients! These healthy snickers are the best homemade Halloween candy!
Simple Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream | Coconut Free + Nut Free!
This is truly the BEST vegan chocolate ice cream recipe. Not only is it incredibly simple and only 5 ingredients, but this secretly healthy chocolate ice cream is also coconut free and soy free- we’re just using oat milk! This vegan chocolate ice cream will be your new favorite chocolate ice cream, dairy free or not!
Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles
These rich and dreamy chocolate truffles are filled with a sweet peanut butter mixture.
Easy 4 Ingredient Vegan Panna Cotta (No Agar Agar Option!)
This super simple, yet creamy and elegant vegan Panna Cotta is made with just 4 ingredients, no refined sugar, no coconut cream, and there’s even an option for no agar agar powder! You’ll love this dairy free vegan twist on a classic Italian dessert!
Flan, silky creamy delicious vegan flan. This custard-like creation is one of the most recognized desserts in all of Latin America and my absolute favorite!!
Unbelievably Vegan Chocolate Pudding (Quick & Easy!)
You won’t believe that this vegan chocolate pudding is indeed homemade, dairy free, and no eggs. So easy to make and refined sugar free!
Vegan Mango Pudding
A tasteful vegan twist to a classic Japanese dessert. Instead of using gelatin which isn’t vegan friendly, this recipe uses agar agar!
Vegan Banana Ice Cream 3 Ways
This recipe for Banana Ice Cream -3 Ways! is one to cherish and turn to whenever those sweet cravings hit and you’d rather go for something wholesome.
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