39 Amazing Vegan Dessert Recipes To Try In 2022 (2024)

    From plant-based s'mores cookies to chocolatey brownies you can make in the air fryer, we've got an assortment of the sweet treats.

    by Whitney JeffersonBuzzFeed Staff

    Looking for some sweet treats that also happen to be dairy free and fully vegan? Look no further!

    We've compiled a list of the tastiest dessert recipes across the internet to add into your rotation at home. Have a suggestion or recipe to add to the list? Leave it in the comments below!

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    Let's kick off the list with a strong contender: s'mores cookie bars. I know what you're thinking... What's better than s'mores? Almost nothing, in my opinion. But with this recipe, you can make a big batch of s'mores cookie bars that you can eat any day of the week.

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    No baking list would be complete without a recipe for cupcakes. These are particularly fancy with their Earl Grey batter and blueberry whipped frosting!

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    How heavenly are these ice cream cups? The recipe calls for layers of ice cream, raspberries, and an Oreo cookie surprise at the bottom.

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    This recipe uses coconut cream, cashews, maple syrup, vanilla, and lemon juice to make the delicious cheesecake, but it's all about the strawberry drizzle if you ask me.

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    This recipe for apple cinnamon scones is absolutely perfect for fall — or anytime really — and are easier to make than you might expect. You'll need apple sauce to complete these baked goods as it's an oil-free recipe.

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    Who doesn't enjoy a crepe? Now while actually cooking them might induce a different feeling, this recipe has convinced me that I could actually make a decent crepe at home. You'll need a blender for the ingredients and a reliable pan to cook the crepes on.

    7. Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Fudge Oat Bars

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    One important note: this chocolate fudge oat bar recipe is vegan if you use vegan chocolate chips. It's super easy to make, requiring only peanut butter, oats, maple syrup, coconut oil, crispy rice cereal, and vegan chocolate chips. Notice how we didn't mention an oven? It's that easy!

    8. Vegan Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Bars

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    These vegan double chocolate peanut butter caramel bars might be a mouthful to say, but you'll want all of it in it your mouth ASAP. With all of these rich flavors—peanut butter, caramel, vegan chocolate—this dessert is truly a showstopper. They'll cara-melt in your mouth.

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    Chocolate lovers, this fudge is for you. This recipe takes only six ingredients and includes a swirl of tahini and chocolate fudge.

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    Everyone needs an ooey, gooey, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate chip recipe up their sleeve, and this one will deliver exactly that. Add this to your recipe book!

    12. Chocolate Peanut Butter Bombs

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    Craving the chocolate-y, peanut butter-y taste of a peanut butter cup? Try this recipe to re-create that magic.

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    Yes, you can make vegan donuts at home! This tasty recipe can also be modified to be keto and paleo, too.

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    If you're looking for a new baking challenge for this year's holiday cookies, might I suggest this recipe for pinwheel cookies? To make them, you'll make two separate types of dough — chocolate and biscoff, of course — and then follow the instructions to blend the two into a beautiful spiral.

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    Something delicious you can spread all over everything this Valentine's Day is this recipe for homemade vegan Nutella. Heck yes!

    16. Homemade Samoas Girl Scout Cookies

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    Perhaps you, like me, have been dreaming of a veganized version of Samoas. Make your own vegan, gluten-free version with this recipe.

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    Baking classic sugar cookies is a great way to spend time at home. Use this recipe to make them vegan and get creative with any cookie cutters you have in your house.

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    Did you know that you can make brownies in an air fryer?! Well, it turns out that you can if you follow this recipe by Kathy Hester.

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    These soft, pumpkiny cookies have just the right amount of sweetness with icing and might feel a little reminiscent of fall.

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    If you're anything like Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm, the hardness of your scone is a very important and personal preference. Regardless of how you like them yourself, you might as well learn how to make your own with this recipe.

    21. Vegan Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

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    This vegan take on a classic ~romantic~ treat requires only three ingredients — so you basically have no excuse to not make them.

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    Especially handy right now, this recipe for vegan lemon bread can be made with whatever flour you have on hand.

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    This chocolate babka recipe looks like an artistic masterpiece but is actually fairly simple to make.

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    This turtle truffle recipe is raw, vegan, and gluten-free.

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    This recipe is a vegan spin on classic raspberry bars and is the perfect mix of sweet and savory. I need it now.

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    Even better than the original, these veganized whoopie pies are miniature and have pink filling. :)

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    Nuts, oats, and dates make the base of these delicious no-bake desserts. They also happen to have no refined sugar in them, if that's something you're thinking about.

    28. Cherry Coconut Ice Cream

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    Coconut cream, cane sugar, and pitted cherries blend together to make this delicious dessert recipe.

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    This recipe for salted caramel shortbread combines dates, gluten-free flour, chocolate, and sugar for layers of goodness.

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    In times of stress, we could all use a little chocolate cake to calm our nerves. Luckily, this recipe is perfect for beginner bakers and fancy chefs alike.

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    This simple recipe requires bananas, coconut oil, vegan cocoa powder, salt, and powdered sugar.

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    This recipe for vegan banana bread has chocolate chips in it, so you know it'll be a crowd-pleaser. As for the memories of 2020...there's not much banana bread can do to rid itself of the connotation.

    33. Homemade Raw Chocolate

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    This super-easy recipe is easy to make and can be customized with whatever toppings you like! The above recipe uses goji berries, mint, and crisped rice, but I can totally see this having vegan sprinkles or dehydrated strawberries.

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    What's more comforting in the morning than cinnamon rolls all drenched in sugary icing? Try this recipe and find out.

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    This recipe for strawberry coconut truffles is gluten-free, paleo-friendly, and, of course, vegan. Perfectly portable and easy to pop into your mouth.

    36. Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

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    These adorable pink cupcakes are almost too cute to eat, but I bet you'll find a way.

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    Yes, with this recipe, you can make thumbprint cookies vegan and gluten-free using almond flour.

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    If you love to make pumpkin bread, try this veganized recipe — I dare you to taste a difference.

    39. Vegan Chocolate Salted Caramels

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    If you don't have a go-to vegan recipe for chocolate-covered caramels, you've got one now!

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