December 16, 2018 · Written by Foodtolive Team

Spiced Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

These Spiced Vegan Gingerbread Cookies are a delightful treat that captures the warm, comforting flavors of ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. They’re not only delicious but also completely plant-based, making them a perfect choice for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season.

Prep Time: 1 hour 30 mins | Cook Time: 10 mins | Total Time: 1 hour 40 mins | Serves: 1½ to 2 dozen cookies, depending on your cookie cutter size


  • 1 flax “egg” (1 tbsp flax seeds, freshly ground + 3 tbsp warm water)
  • ½ cup (1 stick) vegan butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 2⅓ cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling out the dough
  • 1tsp ground ginger
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt

Vegan Gingerbread Cookies


  1. Mix vegan butter, sugar, molasses, and flax “egg” in a big bowl. Add flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir until it’s a thick dough.
  2. Wrap the dough in plastic and freeze for 1 hour. Then, roll it out, cut shapes, and freeze again for 10 min.
  3. Bake at 350°F for 8-10 min.
  4. Decorate cookies as you like.
  5. Store extras in a sealed container at room temperature. Enjoy!

This recipe adapted from I Love Vegan

Video Recipe

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