Vegan Gingerbread Cookies – Cooking With Sapana

Gingerbread Cookies are Christmas special cookies made with gingerbread spices and molasses. These cookies are made in a variety of shapes i.e. gingerbread man, snowflake, Christmas tree, snowman, and reindeer, etc.

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Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies are spiced cookies made with gingerbread spices and molasses, these cookies are made in a variety of shapes i.e. gingerbread man, snowflake, Christmas tree, snowman, and reindeer, etc.

These cookies can be a wonderful edible gift for friends and family this Christmas. Try our recipe of Vegan Gingerbread Cookies and let us know how they turned out in the comments section below this recipe.

If you are looking for how to make vegan gingerbread cookies, then this is the right place for you. The recipe is perfect for those who don’t prefer to take dairy products in their diet.

Ingredients Needed for Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

  • All-purpose flour: The base of the cookies.
  • Baking soda: Act as a leavening agent in the cookies.
  • Spices: Ground cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger powder with a dash of salt.
  • Coconut oil: As we are making vegan cookies, I used coconut oil but you can use butter instead.
  • Brown sugar: Adds very rich flavors and taste to the cookies.
  • Molasses: To give that strong flavor and texture to the cookies.
  • Vanilla extract: For flavorings.
  • Almond milk: To bing the cookie dough.

Why make Gingerbread Cookies

✔easy to make

✔vegan friendly

✔tastes just amazing

✔amazing aroma of gingerbread spices

✔kids friendly

✔popular chritmas cookies

How to make Vgean Gingerbread Cookies

Step 1. Make Dough– In a mixing bowl add flour, spices, salt, and baking soda. Mix well and set aside. In another mixing bowl, cream together coconut oil and sugar until light and fluffy.

Add in molasses, vanilla, and almond milk. Mix well. Now add the flour mixture in batches. Knead a dough. Divide the dough into two discs and cling wrap them. Chill the dough discs for about 2-3 hours or overnight.

Step 2. Shape and Bake– Once chilled, take the dough discs on a floured board. Use a flour-dusted rolling pin and roll a 1/8″ sheet.

Cut gingerbread cookies using cookie butter. Arrange them on a parchment paper-lined baking tray. Bake in a preheated oven for bout 8-10 minutes or until done.

Cool the cookies completely before icing.

Step 3. Decorate– In a mixing bowl add icing sugar and cream of tartar. Now add water, one tablespoon at a time, and make a smooth paste.

Transfer the paste into a piping bag. Decorate the cookies as per your preferences.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the cookies with a glass of milk, tea, coffee, or as it is. For Christmas parties, serve the cookies with a Christmas punch or your favorite Christmas drink.

Pro Tips

  • Make sure your coconut oil is at room temperature.
  • Chilling the dough is essential to get the best cookies.
  • Preheat the oven before shaping the cookies.
  • Keep them a few inches apart in the baking tray.
  • Cool the cookies completely before icing.
  • Keep them in airtight containers at room temperature.
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Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

Sapana Behl

Gingerbread Cookies are Christmas special cookies made with gingerbread spices and molasses, these cookies are made in a variety of shapes i.e. gingerbread man, snowflake, Christmas tree, snowman, and reindeer, etc.

Prep Time 10 mins

Cook Time 8 mins

Resting Time 2 hrs

Total Time 2 hrs 18 mins

Course Cookies

Cuisine British, European

  • Mixing Bowl

  • Baking Tray

  • Piping Bag

  • 1/2 cups all-purpose flour + extra for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder
  • 2 teaspoons ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • dash of salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup almond milk

For Icing

  • 1 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar/lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons water
  • Preheat oven to 180 ° C and line two baking tray with parchmet paper.

  • In a mixing bowl add flour, spices, salt, and baking soda. Mix well and set aside.

  • In another mixing bowl, cream together coconut oil and sugar until light and fluffy.

  • Add in molasses, vanilla, and almond milk. Mix well.

  • Now add the flour mixture in batches. Knead a dough.

  • Divide the dough into two discs and cling wrap them. Chill the dough discs for about 2-3 hours or overnight.

  • Once chilled, take the dough discs on a floured board. Use a flour-dusted rolling pin and roll a 1/8″ sheet.

  • Cut gingerbread cookies using cookie butter.#Arrange them on a parchment paper-lined baking tray.

  • Bake in a preheated oven for bout 8-10 minutes or until done.

  • Cool the cookies completely before icing.

For Icing

  • In a mixing bowl add icing sugar and cream of tartar. Now add water, one tablespoon at a time, and make a smooth paste.

  • Transfer the paste into a piping bag.

  • Decorate the cookies as per your preferences.

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Best Regards,
Sapana Behl

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