Healthy Meal Prep
Simple Vegan Sugar Cookies Recipe

Simple Vegan Sugar Cookies


Shortening, coconut milk, and egg replacer make these sugar cookies vegan. Try this simple recipe the next time you need cut-out cookies.


  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup butter-flavored shortening (such as Crisco®)
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dry egg replacer (such as Ener-G®)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar


  1. Combine confectioners' sugar, shortening, and white sugar in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Add coconut milk, water, egg replacer, vanilla extract, and almond extract; beat on medium speed until combined.
  2. Stir flour, cornstarch, and cream of tartar together in a separate bowl. Beat into shortening mixture until combined. Cover and refrigerate dough until firm, at least 3 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  4. Divide dough into small portions. Roll out to 1/4-inch thickness on a generously floured surface. Cut into desired shapes with 2-inch cookie cutters. Place cookies about 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until set, 10 to 12 minutes.

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Nutritional Information

Simple Vegan Sugar Cookies

Servings Per Recipe: 30
Calories: 139
% Daily Value *
protein: 2 %
carbohydrates: 5 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 1 %
fat: 12 %
saturated fat: 11 %
vitamin a iu:
niacin equivalents: 7 %
vitamin b6:
vitamin c:
folate: 5 %
iron: 3 %
magnesium: 1 %
potassium: 1 %
thiamin: 8 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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