Vegan and Gluten-Free ‘Eggnog’ Cookies

vegan eggnog cookies

These gluten free, vegan cookies come out fluffy and light, just like a sugar cookie should! Who says you can’t make tasty baked goods without animal products?

Package these up in a jar for a sweet little hostess gift or wow your guests at your next holiday gathering with some seasonal cookies! If they’re a little bit wary of vegan or gluten free baked goods, maybe keep that information close to the vest until they’ve had a chance to taste them. These cookies speak for themselves!

Vegan and Gluten-Free ‘Eggnog’ Cookies

Yield: 24 cookies


  • 2 cups all purpose gluten free flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup Earth Balance Vegan Butter Sticks, softened
  • 1 cup  sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flax meal, whisked with 1/4 cup water (egg substitute)
  • 2 tsp.  vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup vegan eggnog – I used So Delicious brand


Do you have a favorite cookie that you serve up during the holidays? I’d love to hear about them in the comments!

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Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of; she is a Manhattan Celebrity Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer, Writer and Motivational Speaker specializing in simple gluten-free, soy-free and dairy-free ‘Clean Eating’ recipes. Amie recently healed herself from a decade of chronic pain including Lyme Disease, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Hypothyroidism, Adrenal Fatigue, Leaky Gut, Heavy Metals and much more exhausting thousands of doctors in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating and Detox saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, organic, whole foods. Amie’s work appears on Martha Stewart, ABC News, Fox News Health, WebMD, The Huffington Post, The Food Network, Glamour Magazine, Clean Eating Magazine, SELF Magazine, Prevention Magazine, PBS and many others. Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus and Pinterest @TheHealthyApple. Amie’s first cookbook, ‘Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation & Reset Your Body’ will be in stores nationwide March 8, 2016.