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Holiday Iced Sugar Cookies (Vegan Version)


  • Author: Lila Ruth
  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 45 min
  • Yield: 10-12 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour (Bob’s Red Mill)
  • 3/4 cup potato starch (not potato flour)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon guar gum
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup Earth Balance Soy Free Spread, melted
  • 3 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • FROSTING:
  • 3 cups powdered sugar (Wholesome! brand is grain-free)
  • 1/2 cup Earth Balance Spread
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Food coloring, sprinkles +royal icing (options in Tips section in post above)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together almond flour, potato starch, sugar, guar gum + baking soda.
  3. Add butter, almond milk + vanilla extract. Work wet ingredients into dry ingredients until dough forms, let dough sit 5 minutes, it will be a bit sticky.
  4. Roll dough out in between 2 pieces of parchment paper (this way, it will not stick to rolling pin).
  5. Cut out desired shapes, lift and peel cookies and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10-12 minutes. They will be soft in the middle. Let them cool for 15 minutes uninterrupted before transferring them to a plate. Let them cool completely before decorating.
  6. While cookies are cooling, blend frosting ingredients together. Then place frosting into a piping bag and decorate as desired. Store any leftovers in an airtight container. Enjoy!

Keywords: grainfree, vegan, dairyfree, glutenfree, sugarcookies, holiday, decorating, christmascookies