Vegan Ginger Bread Cookies

Vegan Gingerbread Cookies are perfect for your holiday baking schedule.  These spiced cookies make for a great alternative to decorating.

Makes 36 cookies

Thanks to Larisha Bernard


  • 1 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 3/4 cup vegan butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg


  • Combine ground flax seed with water and in a small bowl and let sit for 10 minutes. This makes a flax egg.
  • While that's sitting, in a large bowl, beat together vegan butter, brown sugar and molasses until creamy, about 3 minutes.
  • When flax egg is ready, add that and vanilla to the bowl and beat again.
  • Add in flour, baking soda, spices and salt.Stir these together with a spatula until combined. Use hands to form 2 equal size balls.
  • Lay down a piece of parchment paper, then one ball, then another same size piece of parchment paper on top.Roll out dough to 1/4" thick.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place in oven and cook for 8-11 minutes, depending on thickness and size.