Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Cookies (vegan)


Gluten Free Snickerdoodle Cookies (vegan)

In this recipe I show you my version of my FAVORITE snickerdoodle cookies. Common around the holidays, but eaten in my home weekly. Enjoy!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 20 cookies


  • Oven
  • Bowl
  • Rubber Spatula
  • Whisk



  • 1 cup vegan butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups cane sugar (or maple sugar/coconut sugar)
  • 2 tbsp flax meal
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups gluten free all purpose flour (bob's red mill 1 to 1)
  • 1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp salt

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • 1/2 cup cane sugar (or coconut/maple sugar)
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon


Make Snickerdoodle Dough

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Prepare flax eggs (add flax meal to water)
  • Cream together sugar and vegan butter
  • Add flax eggs and vanilla to sugar/butter mixture
  • Add gluten free flour, cream of tartar, and salt

Make Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • In a large plate or bowl, add sugar and cinnamon
  • mix together

Put It All Together

  • Roll cookie dough into balls
  • Roll in the cinnamon sugar topping
  • Place on baking sheet covered in parchment paper or silicon baking sheet
  • Using the back of a measuring cup flatten the cookies
  • Bake in the oven for 9-12 minutes
  • Allow it to cool for 2 minutes before placing on a wire cooling rack (they will be very soft)



This recipe was 1000% adapted from I made it gluten free and vegan and changed up a few things. They are super good and I really hope you like them. 
Keyword christmas, cookies, gluten free, holidays, snickerdoodle, vegan
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Hey there! I’m AJ Rivera. I make easy, delicious, and healthy(ish), vegan food. When I’m not cooking you might find me watching anime, hiking with my amazing fairy wife Jadi, or playing with my two dogs. I’m so happy you’re here, and I can’t wait to show you how to make food you can be proud of. 

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