Vegan Sugar Cookies

  • Prep 1 hr 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 60

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.

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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.
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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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