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December 16, 2020
Dairy Free Christmas Cookies
Looking for allergy friendly treats this holiday season? Then you’ll absolutely love this collection of the best dairy free christmas cookies! From snickerdoodles to snowballs to gingerbread, we have you covered with all the classics. And they’re so darn delicious you absolutely won’t miss the milk, butter or cream.
I firmly believe that it isn’t Christmas without plenty of delicious cookies.
You have that dreamy aroma swirling around the house while they bake, the holiday movies playing in the background…
And then of course the actual treats that you can enjoy just for yourself OR share with others to spread some festive cheer.
But when food allergies, intolerances or even just preferences are involved, things can get a bit tricky.
Especially when so many classic holiday recipes are packed to the brim with all the milk, butter and cream.
Which brings us to today and this collection of the best dairy free christmas cookies.
That are so darn good your whole family will enjoy – whether or not they’re also dairy free.
Additionally, the majority of the recipes are also soy free, and there are several egg free, gluten free and / or vegan options.
Total Time2 hours40 minutesYield about 20 to 22 medium cookies
With lightly crisp edges and soft thick centers, these delicious dairy free sugar cookies are perfect for decorating as they hold their shape beautifully while baking. Use your favorite frosting or try our included go-to icing.
Total Time1 hour5 minutesYield about 17 to 18 cookies
Soft, thick and chewy, these dreamy dairy free snickerdoodles are a MUST for the holidays. Buttery without the actual butter and packed with cinnamon sugar goodness, they are impossible to resist. Soy free.
Whether you call them snowballs, wedding cookies or russian tea cakes, these vegan snowball cookies are a delightful addition to any holiday cookie tray. Buttery, melt-in-your-mouth perfection, they’re also really easy to make. Egg free and soy free.
These chewy gingerbread cookies are out of this world good. Filled with molasses and warm spices, they’re finished with a quick roll in sugar before baking. And are a total favorite for the holiday season. Soy free.
Oh-so-dunk-able, these vanilla almond vegan biscotti are a total reader favorite. Crispy and crunchy (but not so hard they’ll break your teeth!), they’re fantastic with a cup of tea or packaged up as gifts. Egg free and soy free.
Loaded up with festive sprinkles, these soft and chewy coconut oil sugar cookies are a delightful way to celebrate the season. And with no rolling pin or cookie cutters required, these easy drop style cookies come together in a flash. Soy free.
A fun flourless spin on traditional peanut butter blossoms, these gluten free peanut butter cup cookies are completely irresistible. Thick, chewy and incredibly easy to make, they come together in one bowl with only a handful of ingredients.
Total Time1 hour10 minutesYield about 20 to 22 cookies
You’ll fall head over heels for these dreamy dairy free double chocolate cookies. Soft, thick and chewy, they’re packed with both cocoa powder and melt-y chocolate chips. Added bonus? There’s no mixer required. Soy free.
Soft, chewy and filled with all the flavors of the season, these mint chocolate chip cookies are seriously good. Easy to make with no mixer needed, they’re packed with coconut oil, peppermint and chocolate chunks. Soy free.
These chocolate peanut butter thumbprint cookies are a fun twist on the classic treat. With a soft peanut butter base and a chocolate peanut butter filling, they’re seriously delicious. Egg free, gluten free, soy free and vegan.
After developing a dairy allergy at age 30, I know just how difficult it can be to transition to a dairy free lifestyle. But it doesn’t have to be as complicated as you think. Join me for easy, ridiculously tasty dairy free recipes for everyday life that will help eliminate that feeling of always missing out (because giving up cheese is hard enough!).