If you follow a strict vegan diet or are simply sharing a Thanksgiving meal with vegan guests, you know how challenging it can be to bake without butter, eggs and milk. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with these vegan-friendly options that even butter fanatics will gobble up!
The Ultimate Vegan Carrot Cake with ‘Cream Cheese’ Frosting
Carrot cake is a delicious dessert that can easily be made vegan. Almond or soy milk, oil and banana add moisture, while cloves, ginger and cinnamon are the ultimate fall comfort food spices. Top the cake with a coconut-based cream cheese-like frosting.
Vegan Pumpkin Pie Cups with Coconut Whipped Cream
What’s better than a rich slice of pumpkin pie on a breezy autumn day? A healthier (yet equally delish) vegan version in bite-size form! Each individual tart is topped off with creamy coconut whip and candied ginger.
The Best Vegan Cheesecake Recipe Ever
Cheesecake is one of the most versatile desserts. At Thanksgiving, top it with caramel sauce, melted chocolate or seasonal fruit. This vegan version substitutes cream cheese for tofu, keeping it smooth, creamy and dairy-free.
No-Bake Chocolate Crunch Brownies
Dreaming about an indulgent fudgy brownie recipe that won’t lead to a post-Thanksgiving sugar crash? This no-bake vegan dessert recipe combines dark chocolate, creamy peanut butter, puffed cereal, dates and more to deliver a good-for-you treat that still tastes incredible.
Healthy Vegan Apple Pie Oatmeal Bake
This comforting apple pie oatmeal bake is perfect for breakfast or dessert (think of it as a healthier apple crisp alternative!). Serve with a scoop of creamy vegan vanilla ice cream.
Anna Olson's Chocolate Almond Energy Gems
Count on Anna Olson to deliver easy-as-pie chocolate almond bites that are essentially truffles made with more wholesome ingredients (think almonds, pitted dates and rolled oats).