Vegan Maple Sugar Cookies

These aren’t your traditional sugar cookies. With hints of maple and almond, these will warm up your Christmas morning. A crunchy outside, but soft center. Topped with a maple icing and your choice of fun, holiday decorations.

Your holiday cookie spread isn’t complete without sugar cookies. Honestly, it’s a whole day ordeal…from making the dough, rolling it out, cutting it into fun shapes and sizes, and getting creative with decorations and icings. I would say it’s one of my favorite holiday traditions.

These sugar cookies are so easy, and so so flavorful. Of course 100% plant-based.

These Vegan Maple Sugar Cookies are…

  • Simple
  • Easy
  • Soft
  • Flavorful
  • 100% plant-based
  • Oh so delicious!
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Vegan Maple Sugar Cookies
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
8 mins
 

These aren't your traditional sugar cookies. With hints of maple and almond, these will warm up your Christmas morning. A crunchy outside, but soft center. Topped with a maple icing and your choice of fun, holiday decorations.

Course: Dessert
Keyword: holiday cookies, maple sugar cookies, vegan
Author: Taavi Moore
Ingredients
  • 3 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup vegan butter room temp.
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp almond extract
Maple Icing
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp non-dairy milk
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp maple extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.

  2. In a stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar using the paddle attachment. Mix in maple syrup, milk, vanilla and almond extract until creamy. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, starch, baking powder and soda, and salt. On low medium speed, slowly add flour to butter mixture. Mix until a soft dough forms. Form dough into a ball and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 25 min.

  3. Cut dough in half. Press down into a flat circle. Roll out dough to ¼ inch thick. Cut into desired shapes and place on baking sheet. Bake for 8 min. until light golden brown. Completely cool on a wire cooling rack.

  4. Prepare icing by whisking together all ingredients until creamy. Decorate cookies with icing.

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