Vegan Sugar Cookies

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Sugar cookies are not just limited to Christmastime. They can be made year-round for any occasion. By using vegan butter, we recreated this classic cookie vegan-stye. We also added vanilla and coconut for even more flavor. Furthermore, the cookie dough holds its shape and will not break apart as you cut out the cookies. Whether you choose to decorate your sugar cookies with a dusting of powdered sugar or icing, get ready to indulge in a sweet bite of heaven. 


Note: Do not use vegan butter spread. Use the block vegan butter

How Do You Make Sugar Cookies Keep Their Shape?

Roll the sugar cookie dough out in between 2 sheets of parchment paper. The parchment paper will prevent the sugar cookie dough from sticking to the rolling pin.   

How Do You Keep Sugar Cookies From Falling Apart?

There could be several reasons why your sugar cookie dough is falling apart. For example, too much flour can make your sugar cookie dough dry and crumbly. In contrast, too much sugar or butter can cause your sugar to spread too much.   

Should I Chill Sugar Cookie Dough?

Always chill sugar cookie dough for 15 minutes in the freezer or 30 minutes in the refrigerator. The sugar cookie dough will be much easier to roll out, and it will help you get clean, sharp edges when you cut out the sugar cookies.  
Author: Sarah Leadon
Average: 5 (3 votes)
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
11 mins
Total Time
41 mins
25 persons



In a stand mixer bowl, add vegan butter and granulated sugar with the paddle attachment, mix the vegan butter and sugar for a minute until light and fluffy.
Add the vanilla bean paste and coconut extract and mix until combined.
Sift the all-purpose flour, arrowroot powder, baking powder, baking soda, and sea salt into a fine-mesh strainer set over a medium bowl.   
Add the all-purpose flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until clumps form. 
Add the coconut milk and mix until a soft cookie dough forms. If the sugar cookie dough is too weak to roll out, add one tablespoon of flour and combine.
Do not add too much flour, or the sugar-cookie dough will not firm up once the dough chills in the fridge.   
Place the sugar cookie dough onto a lightly floured surface. Knead the sugar cookie dough lightly by hand until it is smooth. Form the sugar cookie dough into a disc, wrap it with plastic wrap, and chill it for 30 minutes until the cookie dough is firm enough to roll out.
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment. Roll the sugar cookie dough out on a floured surface until it is 1/4-inch thick.  
Dip your star cookie cutters in flour, then cut out as many stars as you can. Reroll the scraps of sugar cookie dough and cut out more sugar cookies.   
Arrange the sugar cookies onto the prepared baking sheet for 15 minutes. You can also chill the sugar cookies in the fridge for 30 minutes.   
Preheat the oven to 350 °F.  
Bake the sugar cookies for 11 minutes until pale golden around the edges. Bake them for 15-20 minutes until golden brown if you want crisp sugar cookies.   
Let the sugar cookies cool for 5 minutes on the pan for 5 minutes then place the sugar cookies onto a wire rack to cool completely.  
Place the powdered sugar into a mini fine-mesh strainer and dust the sugar cookies with the powdered sugar before serving.

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