Cookies are said to have started in Persia (imagine that)! They soon found their way through Europe and, by the 14th century, have become a common food for both high-society and regular folk. Nowadays, vegan cookies are more common than ever! But, finding good plant-based cookies? That’s what we’re here for!
Vegan, low-calorie, gluten-free cookies… There’s so much to choose from based on your dietary needs and restrictions. Don’t you worry because the vegan gluten-free cookies we have here don’t fall short on the taste.
Are there even healthy cookies? Of course! If there’s a food out there somewhere, you betcha that some culinary genius has already made a healthy, tasty recipe for it. If there isn’t a healthy version of a food just yet, there’s bound to be one soon - maybe even very soon!
We’ve split our dozen vegan cookies into 3 helpful categories. If you have any dietary restrictions, the first one will be your go-to. The 2nd and 3rd categories will have the classic and the more unique flavors.
Gluten-Free and Free-From Vegan Cookies
How do you make cookies without gluten? Simple. You just use different flours and other thoughtful ingredients. Of course, skipping on the gluten is sometimes not enough! Luckily, we’ve got some free-from, plant-based cookies in the jar as well.
Staring things off with the cookie that’s free from wheat, nuts, tree nuts, soy, dairy, and gluten - Enjoy Life’s Gluten-Free Ginger Spice Cookies! With that kind of list, it’s definitely a vegan gluten-free cookie that you can share with everyone or just the one. It is Valentine’s Day, after all!
If you’ve grown up eating grandma’s cookies, then these will bring back some fond memories. Madegood’s Chocolate Chip Mini Cookies are made with vegan, and gluten-free ingredients. They also don’t have nuts in them! Yes, we know that grandma isn't exactly the person you want to have in mind all throughout Valentine’s Day. But you can’t have cookies without thinking of grandma!
Let’s get a little fancy with Siete’s Grain-Free Mexican Cookies. Click on the link and you’ll find their gluten-free and vegan Mexican Chocolate Cookies, Mexican Shortbread Cookies, and (the appropriately named) Mexican Wedding Cookies! Felicidades!
Another box of plant-based cookies perfect for the season of love is Bobo’s Oat Bites in Apple Pie flavor! Just look at how many hearts are on the box! Cookies aren't just chocolates and gingerbread. They can have apples, too. A couple of things these don’t have, though? Soy and gluten!
There’s our tasty free-from picks! If you think that’s the end of our list for you, think again! Vegan gluten-free cookies are awesome because the ingredients they use mean that they're naturally good for those with diet restrictions. So, take a gander at the other cookies in the list because there might be another gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, and plant-based cookie waiting for you!
Classic Vegan Cookies
Well, classics are called classics for a reason. Time and time again, people still come back to them because they’re just really good! They have reliable flavors that give you what you want every single time.
Let’s start with a true classic. Cookie dough! But, what if it’s got a different spin on it? Deux’s Enhanced Cookie Dough is available in chocolate chip, brownie batter, peanut butter chocolate chip, and ginger doodle. What’s so different? Well, it’s a cookie dough you can safely eat raw. It’s also made with functional ingredients like elderberry and zinc!
How about we get to the big, chunky, chocolatey plant-based cookies? Maxine's Heavenly Chocolate Chunk Cookies certainly fit that bill! They’re gluten-free, soy-free, and are made with non-GMO ingredients. These cookies are soft-baked. So, they’re irresistibly chewy!
Still chocolatey, but now they’re dark! Emmy´s Organics Dark Chocolate Coconut Cookies are delicious cookies with rich, bittersweet chocolate that will melt in your mouth! The best thing about these vegan cookies? They skip on the gluten, too!
Simple Mills’ Crunchy Cookies are made with almond flour and free from artificial ingredients. They’re crunchy, chocolate chip cookies made from plant-based ingredients. If you want something even more chocolatey, well they’ve got a double chocolate cookie, too!
Chocolate is just so good. So good, in fact, that they don’t just belong in this category! There are other chocolatey plant-based cookies on the list that deserve your attention. If the box says they’re free from gluten, eggs, or dairy - that doesn’t mean they’re aren't delectably chocolatey! Peruse the other cookies here and we’re sure you’ll find more to love!
Vegan Cookies with a Unique Twist
What would we classify as a unique vegan cookie? Well, they have to have a taste that’s out of this world! Here in this part of the list, you’ll find some unique flavor pairings - things you wouldn’t normally see in a classic cookie. Are they good? You bet your cookies they are!
Here’s a tasty plant-based cookie for you. These are Gwell’s Cloud 9 Superfood Tea Cookies. When you click that link right there, you’re going to see their Peach and Pomegranate or Reishi and Chaga cookies. Talk about fancy! Now, we know you know what peaches and pomegranates are. But did you know that reishi and chaga are some of the best functional mushrooms? Think of these Cloud 9 delights as umami cookies. The two packs of cookies are definitely a must-try for the vegan cookie connoisseur.
Happy birthday to you. Here’s a cookie for you. Are they plant-based? We can say yes! Happy birthday to you! Partake Foods’ Birthday Cake Cookies are deliciously sweet plant-based cookies made with non-GMO ingredients. Are these the perfect gift? Absolutely! They are free from the top 8 allergens. Also, yes these are birthday cookies for Valentine’s Day. People are born on this day, too!
Well, Bobo’s makes the list yet again. Bobo’s Lemon Poppyseed Oat Bites are great vegan cookies made with whole grains. Earthy because of the oats and zesty because of the lemon, don’t knock 'em til you try ‘em! These plant-based cookies made our list for a reason!
We’re capping off the list with something nice and elegant. Bakeology’s Vanilla Chai Crunchy Cookie Bites are truly one of our favorite vegan cookies. They are made with organic vanilla beans and are infused with traditional Indian Chai. Doesn’t that just sound like a smooth cookie to you? Oh, by the way, they’re gluten-free!
Don’t these cookies sound so good that you’d want to try them? Vegan cookies do come in many shapes and forms as well as flavors and textures. Try out one of them! Soon enough, you’ll find that you’ll want to try all of them!
And That’s The Way the Cookie Crumbles!
Now that you’ve taken a bite out of the list, it’s up to find the one (or two) for you! This great bunch of vegan gluten-free cookies will make your Valentine’s Day a little sweeter!