50 Light & Lovely Plant-Based Sweet Treats

Sharon Palmer

Ahh, a sweet little cookie with your coffee break. The bitter-sweet bite of a dark chocolate pick-me-up in the mid-afternoon. A fruity, satisfying dessert after a fabulous meal. A special, creamy something to impress everyone at a dinner party. All of these treats offer a sweet kiss to soothe your taste buds, and your soul. And who says they can’t fit into your healthy, plant-based eating style? You can learn a few tips and tricks from some of my favorite food bloggers on how to create treats without all of the sugar, fat, and decadence in this amazing collection of 50 light and lovely plant-based recipes. These 100% plant-based sweet treats are lighter on sugar and calories, yet heavy on flavor and appeal. There’s everything here in this recipe collection, including cookies, bars, bites, muffins, puddings, crumbles, and puddings.

Remember to enjoy your healthy eating style in every way possible, including a sweet bite here and there.

Eat and Live Well,

Sharon 

50 Light & Lovely Plant-Based Sweet Treats

Cookies

Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies, Emese Maczko, My Pure Plants (shown above)
Carrot Cake Cookies, Jenna McGreevy, Oh Meats
Flourless Chocolate Chili Cookies, Deirdre Gilna, The Fiery Vegetarian

Flourless Chocolate Tahini Thumbprint Cookies, Alexandra Daum, Occasionally Eggs (shown above)
Healthy Peanut Butter Chickpea Cookies, Rosa Tamm, This Healthy Kitchen

Bars

Berry and Banana Crumble Bars, Anthea Cheng, Rainbow Nourishments (shown above)
Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondie Bars, Jennifer Hunt, RD, Healthy-Inspiration

Balls/Bites

Cacao Coconut Cashew Balls, Kelly Page, Tasting Page

Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Balls, Sarah Schlichter, MS, RD, Bucket List Tummy (shown above)
Cookie Dough Energy Bites, Elaine Gordon, Eating by Elaine
Frozen Chocolate-and-Hemp-Smothered Banana Bites, Liz Weiss, MS, RD, Liz’s Healthy Table

Cobblers/Crisps/Crumbles

Gluten Free Avocado Chocolate Crumble, Charla Harris, That Girl Cooks Healthy
Healthy Peach Cobbler, Sophia Tsoukas DeSantis, Veggies Don’t Bite
Nectarine Blueberry Crisp, Megan Ann, Short Girl Tall Order

Peach Rosemary Olive Oil Crisp, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian (shown above)

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler, Alexandra Daum, Occasionally Eggs (shown above)

Muffins

Gluten-Free Cherry Cobbler Muffins, Kristen Wood, Moon and Spoon and Yum
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, Shannon Hakala, Instant Veg
Mini Quinoa Sweet Potato Muffins, Rosa Tamm, This Healthy Kitchen

Sweet Potato Bran Muffins, Gina Matsoukas, Running To The Kitchen (shown above)

Truffles

3-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles, Kara Hochreiter, MS, RD, Byte Sized Nutrition
Avocado Truffles, Angela Coleby, Divalicious Recipes

Healthy Chocolate-Mint Truffles, Edwina Clark, MS, RD (shown above)
Homemade Ferrero Rocher Truffles, Katia Provenzano, The Clever Meal

Pumpkin Pie Truffles, Megan Ann, Short Girl Tall Order (shown above)

Puddings/Mousses

3 Ingredients Strawberry Mousse, Molly Kumar, Easy Cooking with Molly
10 Minute Key Lime Pudding, Charla Harris, That Girl Cooks Healthy
Chocolate Almond Butter Mousse, Allison Christine, Upbeet Kitchen

Chocolate Coconut Cream Pudding, Sarah Schlichter, MS, RD, Bucket List Tummy (shown above)
Instant Pot Tapioca Pudding, Sonia Saluja, The Belly Rules the Mind

Kiwi and Coconut Milk Chia Pudding, Michele Peterson, A Taste for Travel (shown above)
Mango Pudding, Libby Hakim, Cooking with Nana Ling
Southern Banana Pudding, Rebecca Pytell, Strength and Sunshine

Sweet Potato Pudding, Gwen Leron, Delightful Adventures (shown above)

Frozen Treats

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream, Katia Provenzano, The Clever Meal (shown above)
Marshmallow Coconut Popsicles, Sarah Bond, Live Eat Learn

Papaya Lime Popsicles, Megan Ann, Short Girl Tall Order (shown above)
Rich and Creamy Fudgesicles, Tricia Bozeman, Rhubarbarians

No-Bake Treats

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal No-Bake Cookies, Alena Kharlamenko, MS, RD, CDN (shown above)
Cranberry Oat No Bake Bars, Kristina Sloggett, Spabettie

No-Bake Cookie Dough Moons, Nicole Berth, When Sweet Becomes Healthy (shown above)
No-Bake Chocolate & Pumpkin Cookies, Edwina Clark, MS, RD

Additional Baked Goods

Banana Brownies, Lori Rasmussen, My Quiet Kitchen (shown above)
Baked Gluten-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Doughnuts, Rebecca Pytell, Strength and Sunshine
Dark Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian

Easy Cinnamon Rolls, Alena Schowalter, Nutriciously (shown above)
Flourless Chocolate Cake, Cindy Newland, Intentionally Eat

Healthy Peanut Butter Blondies, Laura Sandford, Joy Food Sunshine (shown above)
Peanut Butter Lava Cakes, Amy Lyons, Fragrant Vanilla
Raw Blueberry Pie, Dianne Wenz, Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen

 

For some of my favorite plant-based sweet treat recipes, check out the following:

Six Layer Vegan Magic Bars
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chickpea Bars
Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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