Vegan Holiday Sugar Cookies
Nothing is as special to the holidays as the love of baking and giving. Decorating cookies brings merriment to the season.
Ingredients for cookies
4.5 Cups of All Purpose Flour
4 tsp. of baking powder
1 tsp. of salt
16 ounces or two packages of Miyoko’s butter (https://miyokos.com/collections/vegan-butter)Available at Whole Foods, Amazon.com, and Trader Joe’s
2 cups of Wholesome Organic sugar – (http://shop.wholesomesweet.com/Organic-Cane-Sugar/p/WHSM-406004&c=Wholesome@GranulatedSugar)Available at Whole Foods, and Amazon.com
2 tablespoons of Bob’s Red Mill Egg Replacer mixed with 4 tablespoons of water. Let sit for 1 minute before adding to other ingredients. (https://www.bobsredmill.com/gluten-free-vegan-egg-replacer.html)Available at Whole Foods, and Amazon.com
½ cup almond milk
½ tsp. vanilla extract
Directions for cookies
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Blend the butter and sugar.
Add egg replacer, almond milk, and vanilla.
Then add the dry ingredients, ½ cup at a time, until incorporated.
Wrap up dough in plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for approximately an hour to overnight.
Then lightly flour parchment paper and place a portion of the sugar cookie dough.
Flour a rolling pin and roll out sugar cookie dough to approximately ¼ inch thick.
Use cookie cutter to cut out the shape of the cookie.
Repeat with the rest of the dough.
Place cookies on greased baking sheet, approximately 2 inches apart.
Depending on the size of the cookie, bake 10 to 14 minutes.
Let sit for one minute on baking pan, then place cookies on baking racks to cool.
Icing for Sugar Cookies
- 4 cup Wholesome Powdered Sugar
- 8 teaspoons of almond milk
- 8 teaspoons of light corn syrup
- 1 tsp. of almond extract
In a large bowl blend all the ingredients together. If icing is too thick add more corn syrup.
Separate icing in bowls and use different food coloring and mix to the desired result. Dip, pipe, or brush on the icing, then decorate with Fancy Sprinkles. Life is better with sprinkles! (https://www.fancysprinkles.com/collections/vegan)
Happy Holidays to you and yours.
Sending you love and light.