We are so glad you enjoyed them! Tender and soft just like it said! I looooove these cookies. Thank you ? I wish I had seen these before Christmas. They taste like the round fluffy sugar cookies that you get at the store with the bright inch of fluffy icing on top! I love this Sugar Cookie recipe! Brought to a dinner party and everyone thought they were better than the real ones! It’s my understanding that it’s typically 1 tbsp per egg but since you used 3-4 for 1 egg would it be different? Thanks for an awesome, relatively easy cookie recipe that my non-vegan family enjoyed. My daughter has been vegan for over a year. Thank you so much! Can i use almond flour instead of all-purpose flour. Hi! No frosting… Delicious! I hope you love them, Heather! They came out super soft and delicious I just used organic sugar to dust over icing and I used pieces of dots to decorate them. They’re good, but not quite sugar cookies. You have yet to fail me. Thanks goodness. Can the icing stay out after the cookies are iced? Only problem was that my vegan butter cream with Earth Balance coagulated a little. Results will vary with other brands of vegan butter.Â. I love the idea of making as little mess as possible when baking! The dough seemed the perfect consistency without the almond milk so I just did not add it. xo. Thanks! I used 1 tsp of vanilla and 1/2 tsp almond extract in the frosting. xo. I’m with you in expecting the worst outcome but have been working to be positive. and non bacon. The pumpkin is amazing. Thanks for sharing. I’m in the UK and find cups a less-than accurate measurement tool… ? LOved them! It worked like a dream! Hi. Thanks for the recipe! I can’t believe how much it already smells like a classic sugar cookie before being baked. . If it appears to wet, mix in a bit more flour. If you don't correctly measure the flour, you can end up with way too much flour and the dough will be dry! These 1 bowl vegan sugar cookies look absolutely perfect! I have been looking for the most non-vegan tasting sugar cookies since it is my first holiday season being vegan. Love the recipes. And in the fridge or freezer? Can you make the dough in advance and freeze? They are not super sweet but certainly sweet enough to eat on their own, and definitely if you add frosting. Thanks for sharing, Anita! They held shape super well and were a healthy version. We’ve found out that a lot of sugar is actually not Vegan, because it uses bone char in the processing. Essentially, this leads to more "crackly" and "crinkly" cookies! If I were to use a cookie cutter will they hold its shape in the oven? I tried it out by also making them GF, using the Bob’s Red Mill GF all-purpose baking flower, and I was out of pumpkin puree and applesauce so I substituted with a flax egg. Thank you for the great recipe! and used lemon juice with some zest for the almond milk!! Xo. The kids decorated them all, broke 1 or 2 because they aren’t as sturdy as a regular sugar cookie might be. Always turns out better than non-vegan cookies :) Thank you! Just a subtle taste of salt which I think makes them even better! It’s super helpful for us and other readers. I followed the recipe exactly for cut-out shape cookies and they came out perfectly. Dangerously good! Refrigerated the shapes for 10 mins as my freezer doesn’t fit baking sheets, Baked for 9 mins and they came out a bit puffy but kept their shape and fell a bit as they cooled. Cheers, and thank you for all your lovely recipes! I made these with bobs red mill GF Flour, substituted cane sugar for coconut sugar, used a combo of palm oil shortening & coconut butter instead of vegan butter sticks (it’s 11pm and the store is closed so I’m using what’s around) and I ran out of GF flour so I used 1/2 cup of almond flour. As a vegan with a serious sweet tooth, I often don’t know where I’d be without your blog! I was wondering about the powder sugar? I was not consistent with the thickness and preferred the thin ones, they had a nice crunch to them. Thank you for helping him be able to enjoy holiday sugar cookies! And should I ease up on the flour? I don’t have pumpkin so I was wondering how the applesauce turns out. Note for those not using icing, not a very sweet cookie (which we liked) on its own. Glad you agree Lina. Bake & Bang. They hit the spot. I just made these today, and they turned out really well! These cookies do not taste lacking in any way, and even my non-vegan (and VERY picky) husband commented on how good they are. Overall, these cookies are wonderful and I plan to make double the amount to freeze half the dough for later. And for some odd reason the cookies weren’t falling as they should when you put them in the oven ? I am not an accomplished baker, and even I was able to pull this off. The best taste and consistency of any vegan cookie I’ve made. I would like to try this recipe. Beat again on high speed … I made them heart shaped with light pink frosting and sprinkles. I can’t wait to try this recipe this weekend. Of coarse, my Grandmother did not make these cookies vegan, but that didn’t stop me from altering her recipe to meet our families life style. I let it thaw for about 5 minutes and then cut the shapes out. So glad you enjoyed them. Hi Trisha, that should be fine. Glad you like these cookies! Unfortunately this means you are not as uniquely clever as you thought, but on the plus side it means you are not alone and you are not a bizarre control freak. Are. They are very delicious, but the dough is a bit tough to roll out and a tad crumbly. they are light and soft and have a nice, not too sweet taste. Happy Holidays. I went vegan this year and I was afraid I’d miss out on my grandmother’s amazing sugar cookies. I’ve made them twice within a week for activities and they’re perfect. Well this is quite a complicated topic. I didn’t cut them out into shapes, but instead flattened them into disks with a sugared glass. You can also, Orange Cranberry Crisp (Gluten-Free & Easy! Thanks! Five stars all the way! I absolutely love your recipes, but I have a hard time with pumpkin substitutes. this recipe is super easy and dough comes out great! Hi I used both butternut squash and a bobs red mill gluten free baking blend and they turned out moist and delish! Once the dough has been chilled, set it on the counter for 10 minutes while the oven is preheating to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. xx, Great cookies, I sprinkled mine with cinnamon and sugar. Could you do a recipe for vegan royal icing? … Delicious and feels good to indulge every once in a while- in a healthier way. My non-vegan, non- gluten free friends even commented on how great they were! Blown. Switch to a wooden spoon if it gets too thick. Mix the dry ingredients – In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients … Repeat for the second ball of dough, and then stack them with parchment paper. I am going to use this sugar cookie recipe to make a pie crust bottom for strawberry/rhubarb pie. We did – it changes the texture quite a bit and I wouldn’t recommend it. Thank you for the awesome recipe!!! Hope this helps! Xo. Thank you so much!! The best ones I made had colorful sprinkles baked into them, so no frosting is needed. They were super easy, and so soft on the inside. Could I use pumpkin butter instead of pumpkin puree? Does it taste like pumpkin? The cookies are so light, fluffy, and chewy. I’m living in Turkey and haven’t found vegan butter, yet. But I’m super sad because they weren’t shape friendly. I used to have heart disease so l haven’t used eggs for 7 years. The only challenge I had was with the use of cookie cutters; the dough stuck to them and it was pretty messy, so I passed on using them. I believe I made a different version/recipe of this your sugar cookies in the past but can’t seem to locate the recipe. FOR FROSTING: Wipe/rinse your mixing bowl clean and add softened butter. but thanks so much for the amazing-FABULISTIC recipes! I posted a pic on Instgram :). They taste a bit like Digestive cookies to me (yum, yum!). I will try again.. What you do here on minimalistbaker is really amazing. I love all your recipes and because now we are on lockdown I cook 2,3 times per day , Aw, we’re so glad you’re enjoying our recipes, Lyuba! So glad you enjoyed them! :). I made these cookies these morning, and they were unbelievably delicious! . My daughter is recently vegan so I’ve been experimenting with cookies this Christmas. I made this with the applesauce and they turned out fantastic! I can’t wait to make these! If I don’t have parchment paper, should I just bake on the cookie sheet with some Pam? Dry out the beet chips(no flavor) a little more and grind it into powder. Have fun with different cookie cutters, easy icing and sprinkles of course!Â. Would you recommend rolling it out? Hi Dana, if I’m making the with egg, how many eggs per batch? Fluffy 1-Bowl Sugar Cookies (Vegan + GF) Fluffy, perfectly sweet sugar cookies made in 1 bowl! These look sooo delicious!! These look amazing! ?? i was too anxious to make the cookies, so i used 4 1/2 tbs of aquafaba and thankfully the cookies came out great. I tried this and used GF all purpose flour! I colored it pink with Simple to make My kids were thrilled. Nice!! Place one of the doughs onto parchment paper, on a hard surface. (Recently experienced very fluffy cookies in a different recipe from what I assume was too much baking powder.). Hello! Thanks for a successful Christmas Eve recipe! I would suggest adding about 2 tsp more nondairy milk. If I use that should I obmit the extra salt added? gosh these are so good!! They’re just the right type of soft and they kept well in the fridge for a few days after, staying chewy. I ONLY LINK TO PRODUCTS I ABSOLUTELY LOVE AND RECOMMEND. They are delicious, thanks for sharing this recipe! I love love love your recipes and I’m vegan and pregnant, being pregnant and vegan, I somehow recently became allergic to pumpkin. Can I skip the brown sugar and use regular white cane sugar instead? The next time I will try either applesauce or yogurt which other reviewers used. Sugar Cookies… They taste great and were easy for the kids to cut into shapes. So easy! Add sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, pumpkin puree, and beat for 1 minute. Add the vanilla extract, the almond extract, and the soy or almond milk. I’ll dry the paint dry chat – stay tuned! The cookies tasted okay but from a texture perspective where like little puffy cakes. Let me know how it goes, Tori! :) Love that I can satisfy that sweet tooth (yours and mine!). Let me know! Sprinkle a little flour on it, then add half the dough. Instead of applesauce or puree as a substitute for egg, can we use a chia egg or flax egg? If you are looking for pumpkin flavor, add some pie spice into the dough or frosting or use pumpkin pie mix pumpkin in lieu of the 100% pumpkin. I didn’t change anything about the recipe and I ended up spooning them instead of rolling them out because I wanted to see if this will be the recipe I use for roll out Christmas cookies this year. Definitely keeper recipe, so delicious, Thank You! Are you using the Earth Balance sticks or the kind in the tub? And I LOVE the naturally coloured dye! Recipe adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction. Do you think this recipe would work with coconut oil? Any suggestions for a good substitute? Most of our cookies contain some amount of oil or butter. The cookies came way too puffed up, they kinda lost their shapes and I have to say, the taste wasn’t that great either… I don’t know if this is because of the applesauce or maybe the butter I used wasn’t the best (even though I’ve used the same butter for years and made other sugar cookies and never had problems). Love you and your recipes! xo. For ideas on food coloring: Watkins Food Coloring appears to be vegan, using beet juice, turmeric, and spirulina for color. Amazing recipe!! Using a spatula, scoop all of the dough out of the bowl; use your hands if needed to push it all together. Saved half the dough and made a week later. Definitely saving this recipe. They puffed up a little, but not out, and held the perfect shape and slight crunch when cooled. But such an easy and yummy recipe. Can’t wait to try that out at home! I used Baking soda and AVC instead of baking powder. Vegan vegan sugar cookies to a t otherwise 1/4 of a tub of the pumpkin purée chocolate sugar at! 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