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Vegan Sugar Cookies

These Vegan Sugar Cookies are soft, chewy, SO flavorful, and topped with the creamiest homemade vegan buttercream frosting!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut sugar, vegan, vegan buttercream frosting
Servings: 21 cookies
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed meal
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup vegan butter softened to room temperature (I used Country Crock Dairy Free Plant Butter Made With Avocado Oil)
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2  3/4 cups all-purpose flour spoon and leveled
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 batch vegan buttercream frosting
  • Sprinkles for garnish

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, stir together ground flaxseed meal and water. Set aside in the fridge for 15 minutes. This is our flax “egg”.
  • Place vegan butter and coconut sugar into a large bowl and beat until fluffy.
  • Beat in flax “egg”, vanilla, and almond extract until combined.
  • Add in flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt, and beat until combined.
  • Line 3 baking sheets with silicone baking mats.
  • Use a large cookie scoop to scoop out 21 dough balls — place 7 onto each prepared baking sheet.
  • Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, then baked the chilled dough balls for 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, cool on the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire cooling rack.
  • Cool completely before frosting with vegan buttercream frosting!
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Notes

Nutrition information does not include vegan buttercream frosting. With frosting calories per cookie is about 300.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 34mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 411IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg