Even if you don’t have a strong sweet tooth, you probably have at least one go-to brand of chocolate or candy you pick up whenever your wayward cravings strike and you want something sweet. If you’re someone who tries to incorporate as many plant-based treats into your diet as possible, it’s possible you’ve explored the wide and varied world of “accidentally” vegan treats, like skittles, most flavors of Oreos, and Swedish fish.
There are also those times that you want to indulge in something sweet, but also want to feel as healthy as possible after rewarding yourself with a piece of candy or chocolate. Luckily, there are plenty of organic vegan sweets on the market that will allow you to satisfy your taste buds without compromising too heavily for it. Check out these 15 organic vegan sweets on the market below, and let us know which one is your favorite!
Bixby Bar Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Maine Sea Salt Candy Snack Bar
This Bixby Bar Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Maine Sea Salt Candy Snack Bar is made from Rainforest Alliance certified, ethically-sourced chocolate. It is gluten-free, certified kosher, and non-GMO. It’s made with organic dark chocolate, organic peanuts, organic brown crisp rice, and sea salt. Buy a pack of 12 for $36.74.
Original Cocomels Coconut Milk Caramels
These Original Cocomels Coconut Milk Caramels are organic, made without dairy, gluten-free, non-GMO, and vegan. They are corn syrup-free. Cocomels have won awards from the National Specialty Food Association, Coffee Fest, the Good Food Awards, The International Chocolate Salon and VegNews. Buy one pack for $5.79.
iChoc Choco Cookie
Moo Free Cranberry and Hazelnut Bars
Belvas Vegan Chocolate Gourmet Truffles
Belvas Vegan Chocolate Gourmet Truffles are organic, fair-trade, gluten-free, and vegan. “WOW! These truffles are so amazing and so good. Its a melt-in- your mouth kind of chocolate. Taste like I’m eating heaven! If you are vegan these are for you!” one reviewer wrote. Buy three and a half-ounces of the chocolate for $19.99.
Lovechock Organic Raw Chocolate Bar
This Lovechock Organic Raw Chocolate Bar is organic and vegan. Its ingredients are raw cocoa mass, cocoa butter, dried coconut blossom nectar, lucuma powder, bourbon vanilla, sea salt, and it may contain traces of nuts. The bar is eco-friendly and contains neither milk nor soy. Buy 70 grams for $6.74.
Equal Exchange Chocolate Bar in Lemon Ginger
This Equal Exchange Chocolate Bar in Lemon Ginger is vegan, soy-free, fair trade, and organic. Equal Exchange sources 55% cacao from small-scale farmer co-ops in Peru and the Dominican Republic. The sugar is grown by small-scale farmer co-ops in Paraguay, and the vanilla by a farmer co-op in Madagascar. Buy 12 of these bars for $43.60.
Surf Sweets Organic Sour Worms Assorted Fruit
Justin's Organic Peanut Butter Cups, Dark Chocolate
These Justin’s Organic Peanut Butter Cups, Dark Chocolate are organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, and vegan. They are processed on equipment shared with peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, and soy. They are made with organic dark chocolate, which is made from organic evaporated cane sugar, organic chocolate liquor, organic cocoa butter, organic soy lecithin, and organic vanilla. Buy a pack of 12 for $24.99.
YumEarth Organic Natural Candy Drops
These YumEarth Organic Natural Candy Drops are USDA organic, vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO project verified, kosher, and free from eggs, fish, milk ,peanuts, shellfish, soy, and tree-nuts. The flavors include Pomegranate Pucker, Mango Tango, Wet-face Watermelon, Perfectly Peach, Strawberry Smash, and Very Very Cherry. Buy five pounds of individually wrapped candies for $25.84.
Nutiva O'Coconut Organic Coconut Treat, Classic
These Nutiva O’Coconut Organic Coconut Treat, Classic are USDA organic, non-GMO, virgin, Kosher, vegan, non-hydrogenated, and contain no cholesterol. They are crafted from lightly sweetened organic coconut flakes, and each treat contains 1.5 teaspoons of coconut oil. You can buy a bag of eight pieces for $5.61.
Barnana Organic Chewy Banana Bites
These Barnana Organic Chewy Banana Bites are certified organic and free of artificial ingredients. They are non-GMO project verified, natural, gluten-free, vegan, and Kosher.They are made from sustainability upcycled bananas. All Barnana products come with a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee. Buy a 3.5-ounce pouch for $3.59.
Theo Chocolate Organic Dark Chocolate
This Theo Chocolate Organic Dark Chocolate is made of 70 percent dark chocolate. It is organic, non-GMO project certified, soy-free, Kosher, vegan, and gluten-free, as well as fair-for-life. It is manufactured on shared equipment with products containing milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, and tree nuts. Buy a three-ounce bar for $4.99.
Newman's Own Organics Black Licorice
OCHO Organic Candy Bar, Coconut
This OCHO Organic Candy Bar, Coconut is made from 100 percent certified organic ingredients. It contains no preservatives, additives, or artificial flavors. Its ingredients are organic dark chocolate), organic tapioca, organic coconut, organic sugar, salt, and organic vanilla extract. Buy a 1.4-ounce pack of 18 candy bars for $35.87.
Make Your Own Organic Vegan Dessert!
If you don’t feel like buying an organic vegan candy or chocolate, you can always make your own vegan dessert out of all-organic ingredients.
Try out this recipe for Healthy Chocolate Avocado Fudge pictured above, and just make sure you’re buying organic chocolate, pistachio nuts, and avocado before preparing it. The same goes for this luscious recipe for Raw Chocolate Cake!
We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 8,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to ten new recipes per day. Check it out!
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