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.

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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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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Silky Vegan Chocolate Pie

This vegan chocolate pie recipe gets its silky-smooth texture from an unexpected ingredient: steamed acorn squash. To save time, you can substitute…

Chocolate Pie see recipe

Fudgy Vegan Brownies

Moist, rich, and seriously fudgy, this no-fuss recipe for vegan brownies delivers big chocolate flavor. Unsweetened applesauce, almond butter, and ground flaxseed…

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Cranberry Carrot Cake with Chocolate Ganache

This rustic vegan carrot cake has a subtly cornbread-like texture thanks to the addition of cornmeal. Cranberries add a punch of color…

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Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding

To celebrate the arrival of pumpkin spice season, we’re sharing this exclusive Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding recipe from the Forks Meal Planner….

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding see recipe

Warm Peach and Raspberry Crumble

This fabulous vegan dessert lets you enjoy sweet summer peaches and berries any time of year. Just take advantage of the bounty…

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Almond-Poppy Seed Cake

This festive and hearty cake is not only delicious, but very fragrant. Its few ingredients and steps make for easy preparation, and…

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Strawberry Chocolate Ice Cream Cupcakes

Ice cream cakes have always been a favorite dessert of mine, and I love how the melted ice cream gets soaked up…

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Bliss Balls

These chocolate chip treats are so yummy that I call them bliss balls. They are so delicious that it’s nearly impossible to…

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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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Pioneer Gingerbread

As a child, I was a big fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie series, and some of my…

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