32 Sweet Treats Vegans Don't Actually Have To Give Up

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This post is for anyone who’s thinking about going vegan, has gone full vegan, or for those of you who are just curious about what the heck people who follow vegan diets can eat. With a little effort and creativity WE CAN HAVE IT ALL!

1. Cupcakes

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If you haven’t yet dived into the wonderful world of vegan cupcakes, I suggest you stop what you’re doing and go wild with this recipe STAT.

2. Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Just like mom used to make. Recipe here!

3. Lucky Charms

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Oh it’s possible all right — this recipe from Fork and Beans is gluten free, too!

4. Sprinkles

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Sure, you could buy the store-bought kind… but these all natural replacements are so pretty!

5. Brownies

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Vegan brownies are quite similar to regular brownies except that vegan recipes tend to sneak all kinds of vegetables and other healthy superfoods into theirs. Nuts, berries… like the above recipe for Carrot Zucchini Chocolately Brownies: healthy AND delicious.

6. Snickers

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Who needs processed sugar when you can make faux Snickers that are completely raw? Recipe here.

7. Donuts

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Promise you won’t taste the difference between the vegan edition and the real thing. Recipe here.

8. Mini Donuts

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Because you can never have enough donuts, small or large. Recipe here.

9. Cheesecake

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It’s as simple as substituting non-dairy ingredients. Recipe here.

10. Mini Cheesecake Bites

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Because miniature foods are the cutest. Recipe here.

11. S’mores

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Once you find — or make! — the ingredients vegan s’mores are a breeze. Recipe here.

12. Candy Corn

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Halloween is saved! Recipe here.

13. Cadbury Creme Eggs

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All you need is an egg-shaped mold and this recipe.

14. Twix

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Give Twix bars a healthy twist with this recipe.

15. Croissants

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Hurry up with my damn croissants — vegan or not. Promise you won’t taste the difference. Recipe here.

16. Ice Cream

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If you’ve ever stepped inside of a Whole Foods you already know that you can buy dairy free ice cream in nearly every flavor imaginable. I’m partial to making my own ice cream at home, and this recipe for Fairy Dust Cake Batter Ice Cream is both tasty and easy to make.

17. Cookie Dough

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Because sometimes you can’t wait the hour to bake ‘em. You can even go crazy and make some vegan cookie dough ice cream.

18. Caramel

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For some next-level vegan ice cream sundaes. Recipe here.

19. Chocolate Syrup

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Bonus: this recipe is raw!

20. Fruit Tarts

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Pick your favorite organic fruits and go! Recipe here.

21. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

 

Why go for a store-bought brand when you could be eating the raw version?

22. Waffles

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An easily veganized food.

23. Custard

 

This recipe for a chocolate vegan custard by Veggieful takes only ten minutes to prepare!

24. Sorbet

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One of my favorite things about a raw diet is the seemingly endless array of dessert options! Sorbets are super easy to make, requiring only a handful of ingredients (sometimes only one!) and some ice. The recipe above by Rawified, for example, consists of only mangoes and lemons and limes.

25. Peanut Butter Balls

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All you need is all-natural peanut butter and a taste for dark chocolate. Recipe here.

26. Pie

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These two happen to be rhubarb pies but there are approximately one million recipes for vegan pies out there — so get searching!

27. Tiramisu

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Vegan or not, these two versions will taste the same. Recipe here.

28. Ice Pops

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When you grab a box of popsicles out of your grocery store freezer it’s a race against the clock to get them home before they melt. Skip the hassle — and opt for some all-natural ingredients — by making your own at home. Because yes, even your favorite classic Popsicle brand has high fructose corn syrup in them. What’s healthier than fruit and ice?

29. Banana Bread

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The recipe above is both vegan and gluten free!

30. Kit Kat Bars

 

Gimme a break …with the store-bought kind. I’ll take my Kit Kats all natural with this recipe.

31. Fruit Roll Ups

 

This recipe over at The Copycat Cook calls for only two ingredients AND can be made in either a dehydrator or an oven.

32. Nutella

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Grab some raw hazelnuts and cocoa powder on your next trip to the grocery store and you’ll never go back to the store-bought brand. Try out the recipe for yourself here.

Have another vegan recipe that rules? Share it in the comments!

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