Vegan Snowball Cookies

These vegan snowball cookies go by many names – sno-balls, Russian teacakes, Greek Christmas cookies – but no matter what you call ’em, I know you’ll love this vegan version just as much!

Vegan snowball cookies in a cute sack with Christmas lights in the background.

Vegan Snowball Cookies

No vegan Christmas cookie spread would be complete without these cute vegan snowball cookies! They are a dairy-free, egg-free take on a holiday classic.
Course: Dessert, Vegan Desserts, Vegan Holiday Recipes
Cuisine: American, European
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: best vegan christmas cookies, vegan christmas cookies, vegan cookie recipe, vegan cookies, vegan greek christmas cookies, vegan russian tea cakes, vegan snowball cookies, vegan snowballs
Servings: 12 cookies
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Shannon Hakala


  • ½ cup vegan butter
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup blanched almonds
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  • Mix ½ cup softened vegan butter and ¼ cup powdered sugar.
  • Add in ½ tsp salt, 1 tsp vanilla extract, ½ cup chopped blanched almonds, and 1 cup flour and mix well.
  • Scoop dough into 1 Tbsp balls and place 2" apart on prepared sheet.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until bottom of cookies starts to look golden brown. Remove cookies from oven and cool for 5 minutes.
  • While cookies are still warm, roll them in ½ cup powdered sugar. Roll them again before serving, once they are completely warm, or dust them with another layer of powered sugar.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins


Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 98mg | Potassium: 45mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg
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