20 Easy Plant-Based Dessert Recipes

From the easiest brownies to peanut-butter mudslide ice cream, here are 20 essential dessert recipes that make eating a plant-based diet a no-brainer.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Strawberry-mango Hawaiian Shave Ice

DIY, no special machine necessary.

avocado chocolate mousse recipe
Henry Hargreaves/Avocaderia

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

The creamiest dark chocolate you’ll ever taste.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Vegan Golden Mylk Cheesecake

Gussy up the popular beverage into a gorgeous dessert.

6 ingredient no bake chocolate chip cookies recipe
Half Baked Harvest

Six-ingredient No-bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Free of added sugar, loaded with chocolate and beyond delicious.

vegan peanut butter mudslide ice cream recipe
Broma Bakery

Vegan Peanut Butter Mudslide Ice Cream

With chocolate ganache. And graham crackers.

gluten free vegan lemon cake recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Gluten-free, Vegan Lemon Cake

Just trust us on this one.

four ingredient easy vegan brownies recipe
Minimalist Baker

Four-ingredient Easy Vegan Brownies

Sound the alarms.

vegan chocolate birthday cake vegan ganache recipe
Ambitious Kitchen

Best Ever Vegan Chocolate Birthday Cake With Vegan Ganache

Coterie member Monique Volz cautions you might need some serious self-restraint.

vegan black sesame milkshakes recipe
Feed Me Phoebe

Vegan Black Sesame Milkshakes

Coterie member Phoebe Lapine brings you this trendy, sophisticated treat.

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Jerelle Guy/Black Girl Baking

Sea Salt Butterscotch Tart

6 ingredient vegan cinnamon rolls recipe
I Am A Food Blog

6-ingredient Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

Quick and easy = our kind of baking.

vegan gluten free apple tart recipe
A House In the Hills

Vegan, Gluten-free Apple Tart

No one will ever guess.

vegan lavender earl gray blackberry ice cream floats recipe
Snixy Kitchen

Vegan Lavender Earl Grey Blackberry Ice Cream Floats

We’re swooning.

vegan banana nut scones recipe
Cookie and Kate

Vegan Banana Nut Scones

Stash the extras in the freezer to reheat on the fly.

berry almond crisp recipe
Gimme Some Oven

Berry Almond Crisp

A timeless, no-fuss classic.

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Jerelle Guy/Black Girl Baking

Macadamia, Brown Butter And Cashew Cookie Dough

We want to dive right in.

chocolate coconut almond tart recipe
Sally's Baking Addiction

Chocolate Coconut Almond Tart

It’s only seven simple ingredients.

strawberry oat crumble bars recipe
Pinch of Yum

Strawberry Oat Crumble Bars

Your kid’s lunchbox called. It wants in.

vegan carrot cake muffins recipe
Averie Cooks

Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

A healthier, grab-and-go twist.

best vegan snickerdoodles recipe
The Simple Veganista

The Best Vegan Snickerdoodles

Slightly crisp around the edges with soft, chewy centers.

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From 2017 to 2019 Heath Goldman held the role of Food Editor covering food, booze and some recipe development, too. Tough job, eh?