Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies

DFVGV

These Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies are vegan and topped with chocolate and broken pieces of peppermint candy canes! 

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Jump to Recipe
DFVGV

Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies

Vegan Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies

Merry Christmas from my family to yours, wherever you are! I wanted to make this post short & sweet. These Candy Candy Shortbread Cookies are a great recipe for using up some of the left-over peppermint candy canes that are probably still sitting on your Christmas Tree as you read this.

Instead of throwing them out, peel the wrapper off, throw them in a zip-lock baggy and crush them into tiny pieces.  Then, use the pieces to top off some wonderfully delicious chocolate-covered shortbread cookies and send them out the door with your out-of-town loved ones. They will devour them on their journey back home. ♥

Vegan Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies

Vegan Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies

If you make this recipe, please share feedback and leave a rating (below). This helps our readers and us. – Thanks! xx Jake & Tracey 

Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies

No ratings yet
These Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies are vegan and topped with chocolate and broken pieces of peppermint candy canes! 
Vegan Candy Cane Shortbread Cookies
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Yields 24 Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ cup cane sugar
  • ½ cup coconut oil soft, not melted
  • 5 Tbsp nut milk Room temperature
  • ½ cup chopped dark chocolate Melted
  • 1 peppermint candy cane Crushed

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • Add wet ingredients (sugar, oil, extract and, nut milk) to a bowl and mix with a whisk.
  • Add flour and salt to wet ingredients in increments and mix with a spatula until a dough forms.  
  • Roll dough into a log and cover with plastic wrap, and place in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to firm. 
  • Remove from refrigerator and cut cookies into 1/4 inch thick and place on the lined baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown on the edges.  Let rest on a pan for a few minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack to cool.
  • While cookies are cooling, melt chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave mixing in increments over 1 minute. 
  • Dip the cool shortbread cookie into the melted chocolate and sprinkle the crushed peppermint on top. Place cookies in a refrigerator to harden the chocolate for 5 minutes before enjoying! 
Course: Sweets
Keyword: peppermint candy cookies, shortbread cookies, vegan, vegan cookies
SHOW US

DID YOU MAKE THIS?

Tag @eatlovenamaste on instagram

This post contains affiliate links.

WANT MORE?

Give these a try?

WHAT DID YOU THINK?

Leave a Review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.