If you’re looking for a trusty classic sugar cookie recipe, look no further.  Here’s an easy peasy, dairy free, egg free recipe that’s sure to bring back all the happy memories of waking up to the smell of freshly baked cookies on Christmas morning.


vegan, dairy free, egg free

Recipe by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau in The Joy of Vegan Baking

Yields about 12-20 cookies



  • Icing and sprinkles, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine flour and baking powder.
  • In a large mixing bowl, using a standing or electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until mixture becomes light and fluffy (for about 3-4 minutes).
  • Add Ener-G, water, and vanilla extract, and mix for another minute until the dough is smooth.
  • Divide the dough into two even-sized balls, wrap in plastic wrap and store in the fridge for 1 hour.
  • When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Remove one ball of dough from the fridge and place onto a clean, floured surface.
  • Roll with a floured roller until dough is about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Cut with cookie cutters or by hand.
  • Transfer to a lined baking sheet and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes, to allow them to set.
  • Then, remove from the fridge and bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.
  • Let cool before decorating.
  • Enjoy!



Recipe by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau in The Joy of Vegan Baking


  • 1 1/2 tsp. Ener-G Egg Replacer
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1/4 tsp. almond extract (I used pure vanilla extract)
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar (powdered sugar), sifted
  • food coloring, optional


  • Whisk together Ener-G and water in a standing or electric mixer, until the mixture becomes light and frothy.  Add extract and lemon juice and beat for another minute.
  • Incorporated sifted powdered sugar and blend (on low) until frosting is creamy and smooth.
  • Add food coloring, if desired.  I kept mine white.
  • Spread onto sugar cookies, top with sprinkles and store in an airtight container.



Coach Jentry