It's the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is just around the corner which means it's time for Christmas cookies. I love every type of Christmas cookie and since I have gone vegan a couple of years ago I have tried to veganize as many of my childhood favorites as possible. Butter cookies were a Christmas staple at our house and they are super easy to make. To make them vegan you don't really have to change that much, just swap dairy butter with a plant-based version and you are good to go. These vegan Christmas butter cookies are quickly whipped up and give you all the holiday feels. :)
Vegan Christmas Butter Cookies
Recipe Type: Sweets
YIELDS 20-30 cookies depending on how big you make them
- 200 grams Dairy-free butter
- 310 grams Flour
- 130 grams Confectioner's sugar
- 1 Tablespoon Corn starch
- 2-3 Teaspoons Vanilla extract
- 1-2 Tablespoons Plant milk (I use almond or oat)
- for decoration White sugar
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
- Mix all ingredients, except the white sugar and the plant milk together until they get a nice creamy texture.
- Add the milk slowly and only as much as you need to get the right texture. It shouldn’t bee too dry nor to liquid.
- Place the batter on a baking sheet and form your cookies.
- Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
- Let cool and sprinkle the sugar on top as decoration.
PS: You can also use some food coloring or dip half the cookie in chocolate to make it more colorful.
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