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12 Best Vegan Biscuit Recipes

Missing biscuits? You don’t have to anymore with this round up of delicious vegan biscuit recipes. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a classic biscuit like a custard cream or digestive, or something more interesting like Viennese whirls.

6 Images Of Vegan Biscuits

When you hear the word biscuit, do you think about the crunchy cookies type or the soft, scone-like type? In the UK, biscuit is the word we use for any type of cookie that isn’t soft. Anything with a good ‘snap’ can be considered a biscuit!

When I first went vegan, I spent a lot of time looking for biscuit recipes. There were a few accidentally vegan biscuits in the supermarkets but I always like to try baking homemade versions. But whenever I searched for recipes, I was always met with recipes for the US-style of biscuit. While I’m sure they are lovely, they are just totally not the same thing!

To save you from the same conundrum, I have created this list of the best vegan biscuit recipes. It includes some of my own recipes and some from other vegan bloggers. Make sure to show their blogs some love too! Hope you enjoy.

1. Custard creams

A Pile Of Custard Cream Biscuits

Custard cream biscuits are typically made with dairy and/or eggs in them but this homemade version is vegan-friendly! You can make them with or without the classic custard cream stamp.

2. Empire biscuits

Empire Biscuits

A Scottish classic, Empire biscuits! Two shortbread rounds filled with strawberry jam and topped with icing and a ‘jelly’ sweet.

3. Gingernut biscuits

Gingernut Biscuits On White Surface

Sweet, crunchy and full of ginger flavour, these gingernut vegan biscuits are perfect for dunking into hot tea or coffee. They contain just 6 ingredients and are super easy to make.

4. Shortbread

Shortbread Biscuits Piled Up On A Plate

This vegan shortbread is crunchy and crumbly just like the traditional version, thanks to the addition of cornflour. You’ll never be able to tell the difference!

5. Gluten-free spiced biscuits

Star Shaped Gluten Free Christmas Spiced Biscuits

If you or anyone in the family are gluten-free, this recipe is for you. These spiced biscuits can be rolled and cut out into any shape you like.

6. Viennese whirls

Viennese Whirls On Cake Stand

Viennese whirls are a much loved biscuit in the UK! In case you don’t know, they are made of piped shortbread biscuits, (dairy-free) buttercream filling and strawberry jam. One of my favourite vegan biscuits!

7. Almond biscotti

Vegan Biscotti In A Basket

A vegan version of crunchy Italian biscotti. This one has a classic almond flavour and is always popular with everyone.

8. Cranberry shortbread

Stack Of 4 Vegan Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

Another shortbread recipe but this time, with dried cranberries. These can be enjoyed year-round but they are particularly great for the festive season!

9. Cinnamon palmiers

Cinnamon Palmiers

These crunchy palmier biscuits are made with just a handful of ingredients. They’re flaky and fun to make! 

10. Digestive biscuits

Digestive Biscuits

The classic digestive biscuit veganized! With a lovely crunch, and nutty, toasty taste, they are just perfect for dipping in a cuppa!

11. Anzac biscuits

Vegan Anzac Biscuits

Classic vegan Anzac biscuits packed with oats and coconut with a hint of caramel from golden syrup. You only need common pantry ingredients to make these irresistibly crunchy and chewy biscuits!

12. Chocolate chip shortbread

Stack Of 5 Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate lover? Add some jumbo chocolate chips to your shortbread! This recipe is super straight forward and makes a great afternoon snack or dessert.

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Vegan Biscuit Recipes

12 of the best vegan biscuit recipes. Crunchy, sweet UK-style biscuits.

Course Dessert
Cuisine vegan
Keyword vegan biscuits
Servings 12

I hope you enjoy these vegan biscuit recipes! If you make any of them at home, please let me know how you get on by leaving a comment below. Happy baking! xo

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