What if life was just desserts? Well, it can be with these desserts from February! Featuring delights like ice cream sandwiches and chocolate-covered sandwich cookies, you’ll find yourself adding these to your dessert rotation. Plus, they’re all vegan!
1. Chocolate Chip Banana Nice Cream Sandwiches
2. Raw Peppermint Oreos Dipped in Dark Chocolate
This Raw Peppermint Oreos Dipped in Dark Chocolate by Emily von Euw for homemade peppermint Oreos is the BOMB yo. It’s great for when you want the most decadent Oreo on the planet, without the nasty stuff that comes in the store-bought brand. Plus, it tastes as good as the photos look, and I know y’all are freaking out over the photos. Basically, we’ve got chewy chocolate cookies sandwiching a peppermint vanilla coconut creme filling. Yupp. Oh right, then all of these homemade peppermint Oreos are dipped in chocolate, making them double chocolate. Can life get any better? Well, yeah, because these are also really good for you and easy to make. Okay, now life can’t get any better.
3. Pineapple Cake
Source: Pineapple Cake
4. Strawberry Doughnuts With Jam Frosting
These Strawberry Doughnuts With Jam Frosting by Holly Jade look just as scrumptious as any other doughnuts, but are healthier for you! They’re gluten-free, contain fruit and less sugar than your typical doughnuts, and are completely vegan. These can be eaten plain or add some whipped buttercream frosting and freeze-dried strawberry bits for added decadence and crunch!
5. Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies
Source: Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies
These Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies by Jenn Sebestyen will be your new go-to treat! They are moist and tender in the center with just a bit of a crackly crust on top. They are perfectly sweet, healthier than your average blondie recipe, and oh-so addictive! While these do contain a good amount of sugar, they are also packed with protein, fiber, folate, and iron, so you can feel good about your new afternoon treat! Oh, and guess what? They are gluten-free and oil-free too! You have to try making these vegan chickpea blondies!
6. Thick and Creamy Hot Chocolate
Source: Thick and Creamy Hot Chocolate
This Thick and Creamy Hot Chocolate by Kat Condon is far from your average cup of cocoa. Made without any dairy, this thick and creamy vegan hot chocolate contains a secret ingredient that gives it that silky texture!
7. Mocha Caramel Ice Cream With Almonds and Dark Chocolate Chunks
This Mocha Caramel Ice Cream With Almonds and Dark Chocolate Chunks by Larice Feuerstein is smooth, rich, and chocolatey with hints of coffee flavor, chunks of almond and dark chocolate, and ribbons of homemade caramel. Despite all this decadence, it is free from dairy and refined sugars, obtaining its perfect sweet, caramel flavor only with dates.
8. Salted Maple Pecan Pie Energy Balls
These no-bake energy bites are sweet and salty, the pecans accent the maple syrup perfectly, and the coconut adds a lovely bit of chewiness. Plus, these Salted Maple Pecan Pie Energy Balls by Angelina Papanikolaou are gluten-free, Paleo, and vegan! The best part? You only need are 5 simple ingredients that you probably have in your pantry already!
9. Salted Caramel Protein Bar
Source: Salted Caramel Protein Bar
10. 5-Minute Butterfinger Brittle
Source: 5-Minute Butterfinger Brittle
Oh man, this 5-Minute Butterfinger Brittle by Kristen Genton is so delicious! It tastes remarkably like a Butterfinger candy bar, but it only takes six ingredients and five minutes to make. Seriously, just five! It’s crunchy and crumbly, sweet and flaky – you’ll be immersed in chocolate and peanut butter bliss before you know it!
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