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.

Perfect Vegan Carrot Cake

Perfectly moist and studded with raisins, this vegan carrot cake is sweetened with dates and banana and gets its rich flavor from…

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Farro Cranberry Squares

Great for entertaining, these photogenic fruit-and-farro squares don’t need added sugar to satiate a sweet tooth. They’re also wholesome and nourishing enough…

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Snicker Snaps

Forks Over Knives’ crunchier, bite-size interpretation of vegan of snickerdoodles, these cinnamon-dusted cookies are deliciously addictive. The high yield makes this recipe…

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Jelly Doughnut Holes

These delicious no-fry vegan Jelly Doughnut Holes are bite-size bits of bliss. Fill them with as much jam as possible for sweetest…

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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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Outrageously Healthy Brownies

The next time you’re craving rich, chewy, densely chocolaty brownies, make a batch of these. Cooked black beans keep them lusciously moist,…

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Peanut Butter Caramel Apples

Bring those fond memories of state fairs and fall festivals back to life—or make some new autumn memories of your own—with a…

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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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Farmers’ Market Parfaits

This sweet vegan parfait recipe makes the most of summer’s best strawberries and blueberries, which are at their brightest and juiciest this…

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Easy Vegan Peach Cobbler

Sweet summer peaches play a starring role in this homey, old-fashioned, vegan peach cobbler that tastes best when served warm. To make…

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Chia Pudding with Strawberries

Just a little bit of maple syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon make this simple chia pudding recipe totally delicious. Sliced fresh strawberries add…

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Vanilla Pancakes with Strawberry-Cherry Ice Cream and Warm Chocolate Sauce

These delicious vegan pancakes are perfect served with fresh fruit or maple syrup, but if you want to make them into an…

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