Decadent Desserts

Yes, it’s possible to make phenomenal desserts without animal products, oil, or highly refined sweeteners. If you have any doubt, the proof is in the plant-based pudding—and cupcakes, brownies, pies, cakes, nice creams, and crumbles. Our curated collection of vegan dessert recipes offers countless ways to satisfy that sweet tooth while still nourishing your health. Plenty of these treats are even better when prepared a day or two in advance, making them perfect for entertaining.

Chocolate Mousse Pie

See who at the table can guess the secret ingredient of this heavenly vegan mousse pie: acorn squash. For best results, give…

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Chocolate Pumpkin Loaf

This loaf is dense, chocolaty, and moist, with undertones of pumpkin and autumnal spices laced throughout. I throw in some chocolate chips,…

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Hidden Berry Dessert Squares

This vegan, no-bake variation on lemon bars is made with a fluffy sweet potato filling that sets over a layer of ‘hidden’…

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No-Bake Cranberry Pear Tart

I created this tasty dessert one holiday when there was no room in the oven to bake one more thing. The filling…

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Whole-Wheat Berry Muffins

These are a perfectly delicious breakfast muffin with loads of berry goodness and a tasty, wheaty backdrop. If you can find wild…

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Vegan Double Chocolate Instant Pot Cake

Multicookers such as the Instant Pot aren’t just for soups and stews: They can make delectable, luscious desserts, too. This incredibly moist…

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Stress Baking: Our Top 20 Baked Recipes That Are Healthy and Comforting

Whether it’s in the simplicity of a blend-and-pour recipe or the exertion of a kneading marathon, many people find peace through baking….

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Jam Dot Holiday Cookies

These walnutty vegan cookies will disappear as fast as you can make them—so you might want to make a double batch of…

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Awesome Sugar-Free Fruit Pops

When the weather gets hot, cool off with a bright assortment of popsicles made with 100 percent fresh fruit. No sweeteners, no…

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Patriotic Fruit Pops

These no-sugar-added vegan ice pops harness the power of fruit for a sweet summer treat that’s truly refreshing. Note that this recipe…

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Strawberry Clafouti Dessert

Clafouti is a fruity French dessert. This not-too-sweet version from Chef AJ is healthy enough to have for breakfast. From The Secrets…

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Pumpkin Pie Squares

These pumpkin squares are easier to make than pumpkin pie, and they are firm enough to be eaten as finger food. They…

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