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5 from 3 votes

Cut Out Vegan Christmas Sugar Cookies

Grab your cookie cutters! This vegan sugar cookie recipe is delicious and perfect for Christmas! All you need is a bit of icing and some sprinkles and you're set!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Baking
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 70 cookies
Calories 75kcal
Author Ligia Lugo


  • 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour plus more for rolling dough
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted vegan butter softened
  • 1 ⅔ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree or unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup vegan sour cream


  • 3 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 2-3 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp clear vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp light corn syrup


  • candies, sprinkles


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter, sugar and vanilla until fluffy.
  • pumpkin puree or unsweetened applesauce
  • Gradually add dry ingredients, alternating with sour cream until well combined.
    Add sour cream
  • Transfer dough to smaller bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
    Mix and cover
  • Chill for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mat.
  • Knead dough about ¼ of the dough at a time with a small amount of flour just until dough is not sticky.
  • Roll out onto floured surface about ⅛ - ¼ inch thick
  • Cut with cookie cutter and place on prepared baking sheet.
    Cut out cookies
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until cookies are lightly brown.
  • Cool completely and frost as desired.
    sugar cookies


Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg