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Vegan Sugar Cookies

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Vegan Sugar Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 60

Holiday classics like Russian tea cakes? Yup. Cookie jar favorites like snickerdoodles? Sure. Vegan cookies like sugar cookie cutouts? Absolutely! Vegan margarine stands in for the butter, and you’ll never miss the eggs. These cookies bake up as sweet and crumbly as you’d expect a sugar cookie to be, so there’s something for everyone on this year’s cookie tray! MORE+ LESS-

Updated May 28, 2019
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

Cookies

1 1/2
cups vegan powdered sugar
1
cup vegan margarine, softened
1/4
cup vanilla soymilk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon cream of tartar

Icing

4
cups vegan powdered sugar
4
tablespoons vanilla soymilk
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, the margarine, 1/4 cup soymilk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and almond extract with electric mixer on medium speed to combine. Stir in flour, cornstarch, baking soda and cream of tartar until blended. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 375° F. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. Divide dough in half. Roll each dough half to1/4 inch thickness on generously floured surface. Cut into desired shapes with 2- to 2 1/2-inch cookie cutters. On cookie sheet, place cutouts about 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
  • 4
    In large mixing bowl, beat icing ingredients with fork or whisk until smooth. If icing is too thick, beat in 1 additional teaspoon soymilk. Frost cookies. Sprinkle with vegan colored sugar if desired.

Expert Tips

  • If desired, divide the icing among small bowls and tint each one a different color, evenly blending in vegan food color with fork or whisk.
  • Cooking Vegan? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is vegan. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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