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Vegetarian & Vegan Dessert Recipes

From simple to indulgent, here’s a variety of vegetarian and vegan sweet treats for every occasion.
  1. Gluten-Free Desserts (24)
  2. No Bake Cookie Recipes (19)
  3. Pie Crust Recipes (15)
  4. Pie Recipes (31)
  5. Puddings and mousse (14)
  6. Quick & Easy Desserts (22)
  7. Vegan Cake Recipes (47)
  8. Vegan Cookie Recipes (65)
  9. Vegan Frosting Recipes (14)

Healthy Dessert Recipes
Looking for a healthy dessert recipe to try? If you need a healthy dessert recipe that is quick and easy, here are a few of the best dessert recipes to try.

Sugar-free Pineapple and Blueberry Bake
An all-natural, sugar-free, easy, healthy and whole foods recipe for baked fruit, including baked pineapple and blueberries. Recipe courtesy of Aurelie Pare and the EathingHealthaliciously blog.

Easy Homemade Chocolate Fudge Brownies
An easy recipe for homemade chocolate fudge brownies. Rich, creamy and decadent, just the way homemade brownies should be.

Chocolate Banana Vegan Cupcakes
Homemade vegan cupcakes made with a mashed banana and cocoa powder for flavor. If you need a simple vegan cupcake recipe, this is a good one to start with. It doesn't need any egg replacer at all, so it's a good one to try if you're all out.

Easy Vegan Fudge Recipe
Who knew vegan fudge could be so delicious - not to mention easy to make! This recipe is deceptively simple, but the end result is absolutely delicious. An easy vegan dessert recipe.

Vegan Cranberry Carob Bark Candy
Aurelie's Cranberry Carob Bark Candy. Aurelie says, "This divine treat is a variation on chocolate bark that gets a boost of flavor from raspberry jam, cranberries, and pistachios. By giving preference to carob chips over chocolate chips (carob contains more calcium, no caffeine, and since it's naturally sweeter, it tends to be lower in added sugar), and by sneaking in some flax meal, this indulg…

Reduced-fat Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Cookie Crust
A reduced-fat pumpkin cheese cake recipe with a gingersnap cookie crust. It's made with silken tofu to keep it lower in fat, and light cream cheese. A healthier dessert option for Thanksgiving, Halloween or any time, if you like cheesecake!

Vegan Cheesecake Recipe
You won’t believe that this easy (and yummy!) blender cheesecake is cholesterol-free and packed full of healthy soy protein. A dairy-free cream cheese makes this recipe vegan and adding tofu makes it hearty and healthy.

Easy Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe
This is a super quick and easy recipe for vegan fudge that kids and adults will absolutely love. Peanut butter fudge makes a great treat for Christmas or anytime.

Pumpkin Tofu Cheesecake Recipe
A vegan pumpkin tofu cheesecake recipe that is super quick to prepare - just blend and bake! A vegan cheesecake with pumpkin and tofu is great for Halloween parties, Thanksgiving, or as a special fall treat any day.

Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies Recipe
Want to try a cookie recipe made with whole wheat flour? These simple sugar cookies are made with whole wheat flour instead of regular flour but are still sweet - just like sugar cookies should be!

Chocolate cherry cookies
Chocolate cherry cookies recipe (with chocolate chips, too!) is really a double-chocolate cookie with extra dried cherries added in - delicious, decadent and perfect for any occasion, include Christmas cookies!

Pineapple Coconut Cake Recipe
A tropically inspired cake recipe with pineapple, coconut and vanilla, making it a pineapple cake, a coconut cake and a pudding cake, all in one and topped off with a cream cheese frosting.

Vegan Grapefruit Granita Sorbet Recipe
An icy cold vegan granita recipe, similar to a sorbet, made with just a few simple and easy ingredients, including fresh grapefruit.

Strawberry Sorbet Recipe
A simple vegan sorbet recipe made with just four simple ingredients. You can make this vegan strawberry sorbet in your blender or food processor, so you don't need an ice cream maker. Vegan sorbet is a healthy, dairy-free and fat-free treat for hot days, and strawberry sorbet is a sweet flavor popular with kids. Enjoy!

Fat-free Low Calorie Chocolate Brownies
These chocolate brownies are low in calories and completely fat-free! That doesn't make them healthy, though, as these fat-free brownies are still full of sugar. But you can still enjoy knowing they are low-cal and fat-free!

Lemon Yogurt Cookies
A light lemon cookie recipe made with lemon yogurt.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats
Most rice crispy squares or rice crispy treats recipes call for marshmallows, which contain gelatin, so are not strictly vegetarian and are certainly not vegan. This rice crispy squares recipe uses corn syrup and peanut butter instead.

Cream Cheese Fruit Pizza Recipe
This fruit pizza recipe is made with a sugar-cookie crust, and topped with cream cheese and fresh fruit.

Fat-free Ginger Apple Vegan Sorbet
A healthy fat-free and vegan sorbet recipe made with apples and flavored with ginger. If you've never tried making homemade vegan ice cream or vegan sorbet before, this is an easy recipe to try. It's fat-free, dairy-free and guilt-free!

Raw food desserts
The most beautiful raw food dessert recipes from About.com are collected here with pictures so you can see how to make them. Get inspired with these healthy raw food dessert recipes.

Carrot juice and mango popsicles with spinach
Carrot juice in a popsicle? Sure, why not? The fruity mango blends it together so that it tastes sweet enough for kids to enjoy, and, as another nutritious benefit, there's no added sugar in these pospicles.

Upside Down Grapefruit Cake
Bored with pineapple upside down cake? Try this simply sweet grapefruit upside-down cake. If you live in Florida or California and have trees bursting with fresh grapefruit, try making this grapefruit cake to use some of them up.

Quick and Easy Apple Cinnamon Crisp
A quick and easy recipe for apple crisp using cereal as a topping. Apple crisp can be served for breakfast or for a light dessert. For a vegan version, just be sure to use a vegan cereal brand.

Vegan Fruit Pizza Recipe
A vegan fruit pizza recipe for dessert using pre-made dough and non-dairy vegan cream cheese. If you like fruit pizza, try this dairy-free and vegan fruit pizza recipe perfect for kids.

Vegan Chocolate Sorbet Recipe
You can still make a vegan sorbet even if you don't have an ice cream maker. This is an easy non-dairy vegan chocolate sorbet recipe made from just a few simple ingredients. Vegan sorbet is lower in fat and healthier than regular ice cream, so you can enjoy this chocolate vegan sorbet without worrying about your waistline!

Basic Chocolate Fondue Recipe
Basic Chocolate Fondue Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Vegan Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Iced Grapefruit Sherbet
Iced Grapefruit Sherbet

Vegan Chocolate Mocha Fondue Recipe
With just five simple ingredients, this vegan chocolate mocha fondue recipes proves that you don't have to get too fancy or be an expert chef in order to enjoy a satisfying vegan dessert.

Caramel Apple Bundt Cake Recipe
Caramel Apple Bundt Cake Recipe

Whole Wheat Pineapple Carrot Cake
A classic pineapple carrot cake recipe made with whole wheat flour, a bit of cinnamon, and crushed pineapples. Sweet, tasty, and classic. Carrot cake with pineapples.

Strawberry Grapefruit Sherbet Recipe
Strawberry Grapefruit Sherbet Recipe. If you don't have an ice cream maker, this is a good alternative for a frozen dessert that you can still make at home. It's naturally sweet and sugar-free as well.

Cranberry Peach Cobbler Recipe
Crock Pot Cranberry Peach Cobbler makes for a sweet breakfast treat or a light dessert. The cranberries add texture and color, making for a vibrant and tasty recipe. Serve plain or with a dollop of whipped cream.

Vegan Key Lime Cheesecake Recipe
Vegan Key Lime Cheesecake Recipe

Citrus Honey Cake
Citrus Honey Cake

Grilled Ice Cream Cake Recipe
Ice cream and cake, rolled into one and prepared outdoors on the grill. Why not celebrate summer with a dessert that can be barbecued just like the rest of your meal? This one's not a healthy vegetarian dessert recipe, but who cares?! Look at it!

Mini Cheesecakes
Mini Cheesecakes

Vegan Chanukah Doughnuts
Hanukkah is the perfect excuse to indulge in all things fried, and just because you eat a vegan, egg-free or dairy-free diet doesn't mean you can't also love Hanukkah donuts! This vegan Hanukkah doughnut recipe is a great Israeli treat. For an extra sweet vegan Hanukkah donuts, dust them with a bit of powdered sugar.

Low Fat Egg-free Lemon Cheesecake Recipe
Low Fat Egg-free Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

Egg-Free Devil's Food Cake Recipe
Egg-Free Devil's Food Cake Recipe

Vegan mango and pear crumble
Lucky enough to have a mango tree in your backyard like I do? Here's one way to use up plenty of mangos in a healthy baked mango and pear crumble for a gourmet vegetarian and vegan brunch.

Apricot Cherry Cobbler Recipe
To make this apricot and cherry cobbler recipe vegan, use a dairy-free margarine and soymilk in place of the milk and butter. A lovely healthy fruit-based summer dessert.

Vegan Fudgey Brownie Recipe
Vegan Fudgey Brownie Recipe

Easy Vegan Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe
This is a super quick and easy recipe for vegan fudge that kids and adults will absolutely love. Peanut butter fudge makes a great treat for Christmas or anytime.

Rich and Creamy Vegan Chocolate Fudge Recipe
Yes, it is quite easy to make a delicious dairy-free vegan fudge with just a few simple ingredients. Just make sure to use a vegan chocolate chip brand to make sure your fudge is 100% vegan.

Vegan Tiramisu Recipe
This vegan tiramisu recipe uses vegan whipped cream and egg replacer for an elegant vegan dessert.

Easy Apple Cobbler Recipe
Easy Apple Cobbler Recipe

Low Fat Wine Poached Peaches
Low Fat Wine Poached Peaches

Vegan Chocolate Chip Brownies
These vegan brownies are kept nice and moist with the addition of maple syrup. Be sure to make sure the chocolate chips you use are dairy-free in order to keep this recipe vegan. If you like brownies, you'll love these vegan chocolate chip brownies.

Double Chocolate Vegan Fudge Recipe
Double Chocolate Vegan Fudge Recipe

Baked Peaches with Honey
Baked Peaches with Honey

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe
Vegan cheesecake is one of my favorite treats! This chocolate cheesecake recipe is relatively low in fat, but absolutely not low in flavor.

Quick Crock Pot Apple Cobbler Recipe
Quick Crock Pot Apple Cobbler Recipe

Fruit Filled Vegetarian and Vegan Spring Roll Recipe
Fruit-filled spring rolls with a simple yogurt-based sauce are a light, cool, and refreshing dish, perfect for a picnic on a sweltering day.

Creamy Vegan Ambrosia (Fruit Salad)
Creamy Vegan Ambrosia (Fruit Salad)

Vegan Tofu Whipped Cream Recipe
Vegan Tofu Whipped Cream Recipe

Avocado Fudge Recipe
Avocado fudge is a rich and creamy delicacy. This recipe is dairy-free and suitable for vegans.

Fruit Dessert Topping
Recipe for a basic fruit reduction sauce. Perfect for desserts or over waffles or pancakes for breakfast.

Chocolate Fondue (Vegan)
This recipe is so rich, no one will even suspect that its vegan. Just be sure the chocolate you use doen't contain any dairy products. I like to use semisweet chocolate chips, as they melt slightly quicker.

Strawberry Champagne Sorbet (Vegan)
This sweet champagne sorbet can be served in wine or martini glasses and topped with fresh fruit for a romantic and lovely dessert.

Chocolate Mascarpone Pie
A gourmet yet simple chocolate pie made from decadent ingredients, including Italian mascarpone cream and lots of chocolate.

Sugar-free Vegan Fudge
This recipe comes from About.com's Guide to Low Carb Diets, so, along with being sugar-free and vegan, it's also low-carb. Enjoy!

Chocolate brownies with soy flour
Chocolate brownies with soy flour and all purpose flour. The soy flour provides a bit of extra soy protein. Perfect for vegetarians, or anyone looking for a slightly healthier brownie recipe.

Gourmet raspberry mascarpone brownie recipe
Gourmet raspberry mascarpone brownie recipeGourmet raspberry mascarpone brownie recipe

Low Fat Baked Pears Dessert
Spiced and baked fruit makes for a healthy yet still scrumptious dessert.

Tofu dessert recipes
Tofu dessert recipes

Sugar-free vegan strawberry popsicles
Sugar-free vegan chocolate strawberry popsicles are perfect for a cooling summer treat. Made with blended silken tofu and sweetened with brown rice syrup instead of sugar, homemade strawberry popsicles are a great low-fat and sugar-free treat.

Quick and easy watermelon granita
Quick and easy watermelon granita

Vegan raspberry chocolate chip brownies
Liz from Sugar Ridge Retreat in Canada shares this vegan brownie recipe, complete with raspberries and chocolate chips. With applesauce and a banana instead of oil, this vegan raspberry brownie recipe is also very low in fat.

Fudge recipes
A collection of fudge recipes, including vegan fudge, chocolate fudge, peanut butter fudge and more. Use your homemade fudge as a Christmas gift, a housewarming present, or just to munch on movie night or game night!

Banana rum vegan cheesecake with maple rum sauce
Banana rum vegan cheesecake with maple rum sauce

Strawberry Pineapple Lime Raw Food Popsicles
Quick and easy recipe for a strawberry popsicle suitable for a raw food diet. Enjoy the wondrous flavors of strawberry, pineapple and lime all together in one frozen treat! These vegan popsicles are fat-free and sugar-free, too.

Vegetarian and Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes
Thanksgiving dessert recipes including pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie, pumpkin cheesecake and some surprises.

Vegan Christmas rum sauce for bread pudding
Vegan Christmas rum sauce for bread pudding recipe

Vegan chocolate bread pudding
A rich and chocolatey vegan bread pudding with no eggs and no dairy.

Baked plums with vegan ricotta cheese substitute
Baked plums with vegan ricotta cheese substitute - A gourmet vegan dessert, particularly for Christmas.

Vegan maple rum sauce recipe
Vegan maple rum sauce recipe - Gourmet dessert sauce recipe with maple syrup and rum

Easy Vegan Bread Pudding Recipe
Vegan bread pudding is easy and simple to make, and you probably have all or most of the ingredients in your cupboard or refrigerator already.

Chocolate Pudding Crockpot Cake
Make a chocolate fudge pudding cake in your crock pot or slow cooker. If you're looking to try dessert recipes for your crockpot, start with this easy and super yummy and moist chocolate pudding cake.

Blueberry bread pudding with bricohe bread
Blueberry bread pudding with bricohe bread

Homemade Vegan "Nutella" Recipe
Why make a homemade vegan Nutella? Have you caught yourself reading the labels endlessly on all the chocolate hazelnut and chocolate peanut butter spreads hoping one of them is dairy-free and vegan? Don't lie, I know you have; we all have dreams of a vegan Nutella. But it's super easy to make your own homemade Nutella, or chocolate hazelnut spread. If you can't find hazelnuts, walnuts or cashews will work, but don't taste quite like real Nutella.

Vegan Chocolate Recipes
An index of vegan chocolate recipes, most of which are lower in fat and calories than other chocolate recipes. All of these vegan chocolate recipes are cholesterol free as well.

Whole wheat sugar cookie recipe

Grapefruit Ice Cream Milkshake
A simple ice cream milkshake or smoothie recipe made with fresh grapefruit and vanilla ice cream.

Easy peanut butter fudge
Easy peanut butter fudge. All you need is just four ingredients for this simple homemade dairy-free dessert.

Sugar Free Rice Pudding Recipe
Make a refined sugar-free rice pudding dessert using maple syrup and brown rice syrup instead of white refined sugar. A simple and relatively healthy sugar-free dessert recipe.

Raw vegan cheesecake recipe
A raw vegan dessert recipe for raw chocolate cheesecake with a peanut butter topping. Use raw carob if you don't like or can't find raw cacao.

Vegan cranberry pear crumble recipe
A delicious and simple pear and cranberry crumble, stretched with a couple of apples for extra tartness. This easy homemade crumble recipe is completely vegan, and perfect for a vegan brunch or for a healthy dessert any day.

Grilled Peaches with Ice Cream
Yes, you can create great vegetarian and vegan desserts on your backyard barbecue! This recipe for grilled peaches is sure to be a hit. Top with soy ice cream for a vegan barbecue dessert.

Chocolate dessert risotto - a gourmet rice pudding recipe
Chocolate rice pudding - a gourmet dessert risotto recipe with chocolate soy milk

Raw Food Lime Ice Crème
Use this raw food recipe to create a divine dessert out of avocados. Raw Lime Ice Crème is easy to make and a delicious wonder to behold. If you like ice cream, you'll be surprised by this tasty raw food version with avocados and limes.

Green smoothie popsicles
If you believe that green smoothies are all the rage for a nutritious reason, try this green-power superfood popsicles!

Vegan lemon lime cheesecake recipe
Vegan cheesecake has long been one of my favorite dessert recipes to make at home. It's delicious and so, so easy! Just put tofu, vegan cream cheese and a bit of sugar in the blender and you're just about done! This quick and easy lemon-lime cheesecake has a deliciously tangy and creamy filling.

Vegan desserts
Top vegan desserts - Best homemade vegan dessert recipes

Raw Food Popsicle - Orange Creamsicle
Quick and easy recipe for a raw food Orange Creamsicle style Popsicle. Explore the joys of combining sweet, tart citrus with creamy milk and vanilla all within a raw food diet program! Great for healthy vegans too since they're dairy-free.

Easy Cake Mix Cookies
Cookies in five minutes using cake mix as a base! These easy cake mix cookies are super quick, super yummy and absolutely foolproof.

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