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Vegan Speculaas Cookies {Dairy-Free + Gluten-Free + Refined Sugar Free}

A simple, clean-eating recipe for St. Nicholas Day or Christmas Speculoos cookies!
Course Dessert
Servings 48
Calories 154 kcal


  • 2 cups Vegan shortening Nutiva Palm/Coconut
  • 2 cups coconut/palm sugar
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 4 1/2 cups gluten-free flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts or blanched slivered almonds


  • Cream shortening and sugar; blend in coconut cream.
  • Mix and sift dry ingredients; add slowly to creamed mixture.
  • Stir in walnuts.
  • Divide into 4 portions; wrap each portion in wax or parchment paper or store in pyrex and chill for an hour or so.
  • Work with one portion of dough at a time, roll out between two sheets of parchment or wax paper. If dough is crumbly, warm dough with your hands until it sticks together.
  • Roll out to 1/2 inch or so, and cut with cookies cutters.
  • Bake at 350º for 10 minutes.
  • Remove cookies immediately to cool on counter or cooling rack.
  • Decorate, if desired!


Serving: 1gCalories: 154kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 1gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 9gSodium: 49mgPotassium: 13mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Clean, dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan
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