Looking for a tasty treat that's also kind to the planet? Vegan Date Cookies are your answer. Made with wholesome ingredients, these cookies are perfect for snacks, desserts, or gifting. Stick around to find out how easy they are to make!
Date cookies are great all year but special during holidays. Enjoy them during Christmas or Eid. If you love these, you might also like our other Date Cookies or how about How to Make homemade Nougat?
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- Vegan butter
- Brown sugar
- Gluten-free flour
- Almond flour
- Old-fashioned oats
- Baking powder
- Baking soda
- Soy milk
- Medjool dates
See recipe card for quantities.
Prep the Dough
Whip the vegan butter and brown sugar. It should look fluffy. Add dry ingredients and milk, alternating between them.
Shape and Chill
Scoop 20g of dough onto a baking sheet. Put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Heat your oven to 350F. Bake cookies for 14-15 minutes.
Let the cookies cool. This makes them better for filling.
Make the Filling
Heat up dates and water in a pan. Crush until paste forms. Add vanilla last.
Spread date filling on one cookie. Top it with another.
Hint: For the best texture, don't skip chilling the dough. This makes your cookies hold their shape.
To make it nut-free, use oat flour instead of almond flour.
Add chocolate chips or coconut flakes in the dough for extra flavor.
Store in an airtight container. Freeze for up to 3 months.
Don't over-mix the dough. It can make the cookies tough.
Yes, for up to 3 months.
No, oat flour works too.
In an airtight container.
To keep it vegan, use plant-based milk.
Up to a week.
Yes, just mix longer.
Almond or oat milk.
Sure, for added crunch.
They are mildly sweet, not too much.
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115g (½ cup) Vegan butter
100g (½ cup) Brown sugar
160g (1 ⅓ cups) Gluten-Free flour
50g (½ cup) Almond Flour
120g (1 ½ cups) Old-fashioned oats
1 tsp (5g) Baking powder
1 tsp (5g) Baking soda
70ml (⅓ cup) Soy milk
275g (1 ½ cups) Medjool dates
150ml (⅔ cup) Water
5ml (1 tsp) Vanilla
- Mix butter and brown sugar until fluffy.
- Combine dry stuff.
- Add dry stuff and milk to mix. Start and end with dry stuff.
- Scoop 20g dough on baking sheet.
- Put in fridge for 30 mins.
- Bake at 350F for 14-15 mins.
- Cool down fully.
- Heat dates and water in a pan.
- Crush to make paste.
- Add vanilla.
- Cool down.
- Spread date paste on cookie. Put another cookie on top to make a sandwich.
- Prep Time: 45 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Baking
- Cuisine: International
- Diet: Vegan
- Wash hands well.
- Make sure all equipment is clean.
- Use fresh ingredients.