15 Dairy-Free Desserts to Make This Holiday Season

No milk, no problem

Whether it’s by choice or because of an allergy, lots of people are dairy-free. But that should never exclude you from indulging in the season’s sweetest treats. You just have to know what to make—namely, these 15 delectable desserts with no milk or butter in sight.

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dairyfree fudge
The Pretty Bee

Three-ingredient Fudge

Hint: None of those ingredients are milk, cream or butter.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Dairy-free Cheesecake

Not to be dramatic, but this stuff is kind of life changing.

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Meaningful Eats

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Bonus: They’re gluten-free, too.

dairyfree almondtart
The Little Green Spoon

Dark Chocolate And Almond Tart

This slice is a little small for our liking, but there’s an easy fix for that.

dairyfree tiramisu
Crazy Vegan Kitchen

Vegan Tiramisu

Layers upon layers of deliciousness.

dairyfree cremebrulee
Rawberry Fields

Salted Caramel Crème Brûlée

Holy cow, we need this immediately. (Oops, we mean “holy coconut.”)

dairyfree thinmint

Thin Mint Peppermint Patties

Two of our favorites make one superior treat.

dairyfree applecake
Texan Erin

Upside-down Apple Honey Cake

Still have apples left from apple picking? Make this.

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Jay's Baking Me Crazy

Coconut Oil Brownies

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Vanilla and Bean

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake With Whipped Ganache

We’re getting strong Nutella vibes from this decadent slice.

dairyfree raspberrytart

No-bake Chocolate Raspberry Tart

The perfect amount of tart and sweet.

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Clean Eating Recipes

Slow-cooker Molten Lava Cake

To be topped with almond-milk ice cream (or dairy-free whipped cream).

dairyfree carrotcake
The Pretty Bee

Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

This is so healthy, it’s basically a salad.

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Vegan Miam

Sweet Potato Alfajores

Creamy (vegan) caramel sandwiched between pretty cookies. What more could you want?

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Purely Twins

Oreo Cake